The name of Steve Jobs is Steven Paul Jobs who was born on 24th February 1955 and died on 5th October 2011. World will remember him for the great products he and his team brought to market such as Apple II, the Macintosh, the Laser Printer, Next work stations, Digital Animated Movies, the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad and many.
History of Apple
Steve Jobs was first employed in Atari, a video game maker. Then in April 1976 Apple Computer Inc. was incorporated by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne. First they started assembling Apple computers in a garage. Within a year they released Apple II that was very famous at that time. Steve Jobs left apple during 1985 when he was CEO of Apple. After leaving Apple he introduced many software technologies those are foundation of software engineering. Steve Jobs again returned to Apple Computer in 1997 and introduced a cheaper model lap top.
Invention of Different Technology by Steve Jobs
First Steve Jobs introduced the Macintosh 128K in 1984, the first market of personal computer featuring a graphical user interface and mouse. After this model many updated models were introduced in the market. In 1998 Apple introduced a range of Macintosh desktop computing known as iMac, a personal computer with USB but without a floppy drive.
In 2001 under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple released iPod, a line of portable media players. It is like other MP3 players with external data storage facilities and it was very successful at that time. The storage capacity varies from model to model and the variation range is between 2GB to 160GB. Also in 2001 Apple released another product iTune that is used for transfer of photos, games, music and many. It is also used to play, down load and organize digital audio and video in personal computer.
Development of Cell Phones and Smart Phones
Apple’s first smart phone was ROKR E1 that was released on September 2005. ROKR E1 was the joint venture of Apple and Motorola. Within few months, Apple discontinued collaboration with Motorola. Steve Jobs desire was to develop cell phones an important device for portable information access and he knew for those developments cell phones needed to have excellent synchronization software and he advised his engineers to focus on iPod and iTunes software. Steve Jobs directed his engineers to develop a touch screen mobile phone and on June 2007 Apple Computer released its new touch screen smart phones called iPhone. The iPhone is a line of smart phones designed and marketed by Apple. It revolutionized the mobile phone industries. It has Wi-Fi cellular connectivity such as 2G, 3G, and 4G. By iPhone you can shoot videos, take photos, play music, receive, and send mails.
Steve Jobs introduced iPad, a tablet computer. It is a very popular tablet computer similar to iPod and iPhone but the difference is its 9.7” screen. It is a replacement of lap top for many purposes such as e-mail, e-book reading, web browsing, entertainments such as watching movies and playing games. The iPad was very successful and about 15 million ipad sold in 2010.
Contribution of Steve Jobs to The World
World will never forget the excellent products brought by Steve Jobs and his team and their contribution towards Digital technology. They always tried to make a product better again and again. Steve Jobs was a creative thinker and a visionary business man who improved personal computing, hardware design and software design. It was his contribution by which today Apple is one of the valuable and leading Corporations in the world. Without Steve Jobs, today millions of people would not have the access to the internet; many students would not have the privilege of iPhone, GPS app. Today life has much easier ways in accurately handling iPhone and Smart phone technologies.