Steve Jobs, founder of one of the most successful corporations in the world Apple, died in the United States after eight years of fighting with cancer, the legendary business tycoon was only 56 years old.
To commemorate the founder of Apple lets see some pictures of his life. he called guru of Silicon Valley, Steve Jobs offered a number of revolutionary solutions that have reshaped the entire industry.
1. Computer genius
In 1976, Steve Jobs, along with his friends founded the Apple Inc. – A company that always wanted to make personal computers. He is one of the first to realize the huge commercial potential graphical user interface, use the mouse and control with the help of “clicks” – what today we see almost every on personal computer.
2. Early Allies
Jobs met another co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak (pictured – seated) worked as a student trainee in the notorious company Hewlett-Packard. Jobs went to study at Reed College, and but they threw the semester in 1974,vernulsya in Silicon Valley, where he and Wozniak started attending meetings Computer Club Homebrew
3. Revolution in a Box
The first computer of Apple can be found in the stores ( Bay Area), it cost 666 dollars 66 cents.
4. Young eagleiven
His unshakable stubbornness and belief in their ideas led to the mass differences with his colleagues and critics,given him a reputation as tough and picky head.
In 1983, Jobs has invited the President of PepsiCo John Sculley (pictured – in the center) to share with him the reins and Wozniak from Apple. However, cooperation did not worked because of the suspension of production and force of the leaders of Apple to reconsider its marketing and technical strategies. By 1985, Jobs pushed out of the company of which he was been one of the founder.
6. What happened next
The resignation of Steve Jobs seemed to have only spurred his desire to reshape the world of personal computers. His next venture – NeXT Computer – Made in an elegant building of manganese alloy, advanced at that time with graphical interface, built-in Ethernet port and many other successful technical solutions. The unit cost is too expensive to be widely distributed, but he is called the vector of the NeXT generation of personal computers.
7. Return to Apple
In the absence of Steve Jobs, Apple floated downstream, and even almost went bankrupt in the mid of 90s. Finally, in 1996 the company announced that you can buy NeXT Computer for 429 million dollars, and thus Steve Jobs returned to the fold, the same company. By 1998, Jobs has joined as CEO.
8. Jobs at work
Many of the innovations used in computers, NeXT, found their way into the next generation of computers Apple. Jobs has restored the reputation of the company by issuing a series of brilliant products, such as the iMac, and adjusted his business affairs, revealing a network of retail outlets that sold equipment and supplies exclusively Apple.
For the years Jobs bought apple beyond and contributed to the development of computer animation studio Pixar.The first art studio product – cartoon “Toy Story» (Toy Story), released in 1995, has collected $ 360 million, and made one of the biggest figures in Hollywood. Since then, the studio has released a number of very successful films, including masterpieces such as “Find Nemo», «Cars», «Wally”, and «Up». In 2006, the “Disney” bought the studio for $ 7.4 billion, and Jobs became the owner of a solid stake legendary company.
In 2001, Jobs has made a new revolution in the world of electronic gadgets, providing iPod. As the functionality of novelty slightly exceeded the earlier players, but it offers the conveniency to use and stylish design. In parallel, they started iTunes – a virtual online store, which changed the face of the music industry. Participants of the legendary group U2, Bono and The Edge (pictured) supported Jobs, and participated in the presentation iPod’a in 2004.
In 2007, Jobs has turned his attention to cellular phones. In the same year he introduced iPhone to the world, which is gone on sale in June, quickly more than 6 million copies were sold and been caught up in popularity with some of the brands present at the market for years, such as Blackberry. iPhone – is not only a mobile phone, it also point to the Internet with advanced user interface and a large library of applications created vast army of programmers.
12. New beginnings
In January 2010, Jobs announced that Apple will soon introduce a new mini-computer. Essentially similar to the iPhone, it will have a much larger screen, which makes it more convenient and enjoyable things such as reading, playing and watching videos. New to have the same success as its predecessors. We know that Steven Jobs guided business and technology.