Steve Jobs

Born 1955 Los Altos CA; Evangelic bad boy who, with Steve Wozniak, co-founded
Apple Computer Corporation and became a multimillionaire before the age of 30.
Subsequently started the NeXT Corporation to provide an educational system at a
reasonable price, but found that software was a better seller than hardware.
Steven Paul, was an orphan adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View,
California in February 1955. Jobs was not happy at school in Mountain View so
the family moved to Los Altos, California, where Steven attended Homestead High
School. His electronics teacher at Homestead High, Hohn McCollum, recalled he
was "something of a loner" and "always had a different way of looking ...

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Steve Jobs innovative idea of a personel computer led him into revolutionizing
the computer hardware and software industry. When Jobs was twenty one, he and a
friend, Wozniak, built a personel computer called the Apple. The Apple changed
people's idea of a computer from a gigantic and inscrutable mass of vacuum tubes
only used by big business and the government to a small box used by ordinary
people. No company has done more to democratize the computer and make it user-
friendly than Apple Computer Inc. Jobs software development for the Macintosh
re-introduced windows interface and mouse technology which set a standard for
all applications interface in software.

Two years after building the Apple I, Jobs introduced the Apple II. The Apple II
was the best buy in personal computers for home and small business throughout
the following five years. When the Macintosh was introduced in 1984, it was
marketed towards medium and large businesses. The Macintosh took the ...

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pocket-size telephone attachment that would allow the user to make free
long-distance calls. Jobs helped Wozniak sell a number of the devices to

After school, Jobs attended lectures at the Hewlett-Packard electronics firm in
Palo Alto, California. There he was hired as a summer employee. Another employee
at Hewlett-Packard was Stephen Wozniak a recent dropout from the University of
California at Berkeley. An engineering whiz with a passion for inventing
electronic gadgets.

Wozniak and Jobs designed the Apple I computer in Jobs's bedroom and they built
the prototype in the Jobs' garage. Jobs showed the machine to a local
electronics equipment retailer, who ordered ...

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