Apple celebrates 30th anniversary

Posted on Monday, April 03 2006 @ 2:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple turned 30 this weekend and CBS News takes a quick look at the company's history:
Apple celebrates its 30th anniversary on April 1 -- and that's no April fools joke. Apple was founded on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Woz), along with Ronald G. Wayne to market the Apple I – a computer that was really nothing more than a system board that sold for $666.66. Unlike earlier computers, it had an interface to connect a screen (TV set) and a keyboard and an optional audio cassette adapter to load software from tape. Prior to that, most PC hobbyists relied on switches to enter data and lights to see if their programs were working. About 200 Apple I “computers” were sold.
You can read it over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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