Apple CEO Tim Cook, on what would have been Steve Jobs’ 65th birthday, remembered Jobs by posting, a glimpse of the first iPhone launch.
Born on February 24, 1955, Jobs passed away in 2011. Monday would have marked his 65th birthday, Cupertino-based tech giant Apple, was founded in 1976 by Jobs, and Steve Wozniak.
Apple changed the face of computing with the Apple 1, Apple 2 and Macintosh computers. Jobs, who was at the helm of Apple’s affairs, for a long time in two stints. left the post of CEO in August 2011.
He lost his battle with pancreatic cancer and passed away on October 5, 2011. Jobs is considered as a man who, saved Apple from going into oblivion in the early 90s. Notably, this was his second stint.
Jobs had quit Apple because of a variety of reasons. But he came back when Apple, needed him the most. when Apple’s rival Microsoft was dominating the PC market.
In fact, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Said in an interview that Apple, was on a “path to die” before Jobs came back to save it.Recently, a rare Apple-1 computer was up for sale on eBay at a whopping cost of $1.75 million (roughly Rs 12.3 crore).
The Apple-1 computer has a custom wood case and it is among the last six such remaining devices. The seller claims that he is the second owner and the Apple-1 has been in “almost perfect condition”.
Notably, this isn’t the first Apple-1 computer that is fetching such a high price. This Apple-1 computer was made by Steve Jobs and his fellow co-founder Steve Wozniak.
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