Apple introduced the apple i in 1976 and the apple ii the following year, ushering in an era for the masses using computers at home from this point on, the software industry began to develop, with microsoft and apple as the primary companies. A brief history of the company that changed the computing world forever includes specifications, a description and pictures of every apple computer ever made apple-history / specs for every apple computer, established 1996 follow @apple_history tweet recent changes thursday, 16 july 2015. Apple inc, formerly apple computer, inc, american manufacturer of personal computers, computer peripherals, and computer softwareit was the first successful personal computer company and the popularizer of the graphical user interface headquarters are located in cupertino, california. Subsequently, apple computer also secured a bank loan of $250,000, and managed to get $600,000 in venture funding - suddenly things were on the track the company also got its logo designed in 1977. History of computers this chapter is a brief summary of the history of computers it is supplemented by the two pbs documentaries video tapes inventing the future and the paperback computer.
Apple inc, formerly apple computer, inc, is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, personal computers, servers, and computer software, and is a digital distributor of media content. A brief history of apple computers one fine day in 1976, 21 year old steve jobs quit his day job at atari and convinced computer engineer steve “woz” wozniak to quit his job at hewlett. The history and the back ground of apple inc which used to be apple computers, inc when they first started in california usa and become a multinational company which started from scratch apple inc mainly deal with consumer electronics, computer software and commercial servers.
The following brief history of computing is a timeline of how computers evolved from their humble beginnings to the machines of today that surf the internet, play games and stream multimedia in. Company history apple computers, inc was founded on april 1, 1976, by college dropouts steve jobs and steve wozniak, who brought to the new company a vision of changing the way people viewed computers. The first apple computer if you'd like a visual guide to apple history take a look at our apple timeline in pictures and video all change: jef raskin versus steve jobs the macintosh. A short history of computers and computing robert mannell one of the earliest machines designed to assist people in calculations was the abacus which is still being used some 5000 years after its invention in 1642 blaise pascal (a famous french mathematician) invented an adding machine based on mechanical gears in which numbers were represented by the cogs on the wheels. A brief computer history the computer as we know it today had its beginning with a 19th century english mathematics professor name charles babbage he designed the analytical engine and it was this design that the basic framework of the computers of today are based on.
1976 - apple's history begins in the garage of steve jobs' childhood home in los altos, california, where steve wozniak and jobs tested -- but designed elsewhere-- the first apple i computers. Here's a look into the history of apple in photos, from its inception, through its hard times, and through to the triumphant return of jobs jobs, chairman of the board of apple computer, and. Computers and electronics play an enormous role in today's society, impacting everything from communication and medicine to science although computers are typically viewed as a modern invention involving electronics, computing predates the use of electrical devices. Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that we use today the history of computer development is a computer science topic that is often used to reference the different generations of computing devices.
Apple history timeline timeline description: the apple computer helped change the way that people functioned around the world they took a machine that was unreachable to most people, and they put it down on their level this changed the face of the world. Apple had already revolutionized two: computers with the mac and personal music players with the ipod with the iphone they'd be going for three he set up and knocked down the physical keyboard and the stylus, features that dominated the blackberry, motorola, and palm smartphones of the day.
A brief history of the computer many companies, such as apple computer and radio shack, introduced very successful pc’s in the 1970's, encouraged in part by a fad in computer (video) games in the 1980's some friction occurred in the crowded pc field, with apple and ibm keeping strong. A brief history of steve jobs and apple share steve jobs, steve wozniak, and mike markkula - who together in the late 1970's designed and marketed the apple ii series of computers it was the first commercially successful line of personal computers, and led to the apple lisa in 1983 - the first computer to use a mouse-driven gui (graphical. The three men incorporated apple computer on april 1, 1976 while the two steves went on to greatness as apple's revolutionaryapproach to personal computing bore fruit, wayne sold his share of the newly created apple for just $800 just three months after its inception. History of apple computer, inc apple computer, inc designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, software, networking solutions, and peripherals, including a line of portable digital music players apple's product family includes the macintosh line of desktop and notebook computers, the ipod digital music player, the mac os x.