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2014-05-14 23:00:42

Groundbreaking Engineer Emphasizes Importance of Quality Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple and designer of the original Apple I and Apple II, spoke at a "fireside chat" with Smith & Associates co-founders, Bob and Lee Ackerley, and Chief Trading Officer, Marc Barnhill, at a private luncheon for Smith employees. This week, Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, is hosting a week-long series...

Childhood Home Of Late Steve Jobs May Become Historical Landmark
2013-09-23 15:18:03

[ Watch the Video: Historical Status For Steve Jobs' Boyhood Home ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A one-story home at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, California may soon be deemed a protected and historical site. In 1968 a young Steven Paul Jobs, then in seventh grade, moved to the home with his adopted parents Paul and Clara Jobs. Eight years later Jobs and his partner Steve Wozniak began building the first Apple 1 computers in the garage and started what’s...

Steve Jobs Remembered
2012-10-05 04:35:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One year ago today, on October 5, 2011, the tech industry lost a titan, Apple lost one half of its founders, and the world lost a visionary. Steve Jobs – often referred to simply as “Steve” – had finally lost his 8-year battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, his children Reed, Erin, Eve and Lisa and his sister, novelist Mona Simpson. Steve died at a...

Apple I Computer Heads To Auction
2012-08-30 11:06:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s early computers are a piece of computing history. The very first Apple I computers were each hardwired by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs´ parent´s garage, and the pair only built 200 of these boards. These units were also famous for their minimalist nature, as any customer only received a computer board for their $666.66 purchase. It was up to the user to build a case and supply a TV screen to act as the...

Woz Dishes The Dirt On The Cloud
2012-08-07 10:54:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though Apple normally likes to keep a tight lid on what their employees say to the press, the company's co-founder gets an obvious free pass to say what he will. As such, Steve Wozniak (affectionately known as Woz among the geek set) is prone to giving his opinion about all things tech, even if they aren´t at all favorable for Apple. In the most recent example, Woz has expressed his concern and frustration over...

Apple I Sells At Auction
2012-06-16 09:03:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Late last month, auction house Sotheby´s announced they would be selling a working Apple I computer and a hand written note and memo from Steve Jobs. Yesterday, these items went on the auction block, earning a record high $374,500 for the computer and $27,500 for the note and memo. When Sotheby´s first announced the Apple-themed auction, they placed an estimate of $15,000 for the 4 page note. As for the Apple I, Sotheby´s auctioned off one...


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Steve Jobs
2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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