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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...

Apple Contract Document Sells For Nearly $1.6 Million
2011-12-14 12:33:08

Sotheby's auction house recently sold the original three-page document that served as the contract among Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne to establish Apple Computer on April 1st, 1976 for nearly $1.6 million. The auction took place on Tuesday and the document was expected to go for between $100,000 and $150,000. Sotheby's auction of "fine books and manuscripts" includes over 350 separate lots, including a 1733 map of America and a 1789 letter from George Washington. The...

2011-04-10 06:50:00

Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs, says he would consider returning to an active role at the company. "I'd consider it, yeah," the 60-year-old computer engineer said in an interview with Reuters when asked whether he would play a more active role if asked. Wozniak and Jobs founded Apple in 1976, along with Ronald Wayne.  Together the men built the Apple I and Apple II computers that helped revolutionize personal computing. Wozniak stopped working for Apple...

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