Modern Inventions

Topics: Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, IPod Pages: 1 (386 words) Published: October 18, 2011
The most important invention of ALL time has to be the invention of Apple Incorporated. It is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, computer software, and a commercial server. Apple’s most popular inventions are the iPhone, iPod music player, and Macintosh computer line-up. (WHO)The inventers of Apple Inc. are Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.(WHERE) Apple Inc. was incorporated in January 3, 1977, in Cupertino, California. (WHEN)The inspiration came from when Mr. Wozniak attended a Homebrew Computer Club in 1975, he saw different types of computers; he decided to create a microprocessor which would complete a computer. (PURPOSE/WHY)There were only two complete computers, but both computers were too expensive so he began to observe and plan to make his own. MOS Technology released a chip in 1976; Mr. Wozniak began to design a computer for it to run on. He completed the machine and returned to Homebrew Computer Club meetings to show off, where he ran into Steve Jobs who was fascinated in the commercial potential of the small hobby machine. They got an offer to sell fifty fully assembled computers for five hundred dollars each on delivery day; so Mr. Jobs went out and ordered the components needed to assemble the Apple I Computer. It took hard work and dedication to complete this task, the two Steve’s and a small screw worked day and night testing and then delivered the orders and paid off their suppliers. Slowly but surely, they began to upgrade to make the computer faster than their competitors. Decades later, in October 2001, the invention of the iPod came about. The iPod was created for the people who like to listen to music on the go. We once had cd players, but they were too big to do active things; such as running. You can store your favorite music, videos, and even movies on the little device. Just plug in your headphones and enjoy. The iPhone is also like an iPod, the difference is, it’s a phone. So you have movies, music, videos,...
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