35 Magnificent facts About Apple (Company)

Apple Inc. is a multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, United States. The company designs, develops and sells consumer software, consumer electronics, and other online services. It is considered in the top technology giant companies along with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. The most famous products of Apple Inc. are iPhone, Macintosh pc and iPod.

  1. The initial start of the company was not started in a garage. Instead, it was started in a bedroom at 11161 Crist Drive in Los Altos.
  2. All three founders of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne all worked at the Atari computer manufacturing company before starting Apple.
  3. Steve Jobs is a college dropout. He dropped out of Reed College in 1972 and attended only one semester in the college.
  4. Apple Inc. was founded on April Fools’ Day that is April 1, 1976, in Cupertino, California, United States.
  5. The first apple logo was illustrated by Ronald Wayne. He also wrote the Apple I manual and also wrote the company’s partnership agreement.
  6. Ronald Wayne sold his shares and 10% stake for just $800, which is now worth over $95 – $100 billion.
  7. Apple I was the first product of apple that was introduced in 1976. The computer, also known as the Apple I, is the product that kicked everything off in 1976. However, this edition of the computer didn’t have a monitor or keyboard.
  8. The first Apple II mac that went on public sale in the year 1977 had a 1 MHz processor and just 4kb RAM.
  9. In the mid-1980s, engineers at Apple Computer developed a high-speed method of transferring data to and from the hard drives in Macintosh desktops while simplifying the internet cabling. They called it FireWire.
  10. In the early 1980s, the name of apple computers was so less recognized in japan that refrigerated trucks were used to deliver shipments of Apple computers because workers thought that the boxes contain the fruit Apple.
  11. The first big flop for “Apple Computers” was the Apple III computer that was launched in the year 1981.
  12. Apple Computers sued the maker of the Franklin ACE 100 in May 1982 for copyright infringement. The Franklin Company fully copied the Apple II operating system, changed a few words in it, and sold it as their own.
  13. If you open up the case of the original Macintosh computer, you will find 47 signatures, one for each member of Apple’s Macintosh division as of 1982.
  14. The Apple Lisa mac was launched in 1983 and was the first successful computer with a graphical user interface (GUI). It had a mouse, keyboard, and costed around $10000.
  15. In 1985 Steve Jobs was ousted from the company, which resulted in falling market shares and struggle in the sale of the computers.
  16. The first laser printers available to the mass market was introduced by this company; the Laser writer is a laser printer with a built-in PostScript interpreter sold by Apple Inc. from 1985 to 1988.
  17. In 1989 Apple launched Macintosh Portable, which became Apple’s first “portable” Mac computer.
  18. Apple was named as the worst run company of 1996 by the investment giant Calpers( California Public Employees Retirement System).
  19. On October 23, 2001, Apple introduced the first iPod, which changed the way people buy and listen to music. Apple sold millions of iPods devices that year.
  20. On January 6, 2004, Apple launched the first iPod mini. It had 4GB of Storage and was featured with “click wheel” for the first time.
  21. The iPod shuffle was announced at Macworld Expo on January 11, 2005. The tagline of the launch was “Life is random” and “Give a chance a chance.” It was the first iPod that used flash memory instead of a hard drive.
  22. You could see iPhones with time on it as 9:41 AM on every commercial ad, print ads, and even on the Apple website. This is due to the fact that Steve Jobs launched iPhone at this time in the year 2007.
  23. In 2009, Apple sold 40 million iPhones. That stands at 4,583 sold per hour, 76 per minute, or 1.27 per second.
  24. In the year 2011, Apple Inc. had more money in the bank than the United States government. The tech company had $76.2 billion in cash and marketable securities at the end of June 2011.
  25. There are so many great app developers in Canada that develop apps for Apple inc, So the company had made a “Great Canadian Apps” section in its App Store.
  26. In the year 2012, Apple Inc. was worth more than the economies of Sweden, Poland, or Nigeria, with a market capital of $506 billion (£323bn).
  27. In 2014 apple become Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market.
  28. The iPhone 6 consumed 10.5 watt-hours to charge and takes 1 hour and 48 minutes to fully charge. Multiplying 0.0105 kWh/day by 365 days is equal to 3.83 kWh per year. At the average US residential electricity rate of $0.1229/kWh, the annual charging cost is projected to be $0.47 per year.
  29. In the fiscal year, 2015 Apple sold record-breaking numbers of iPhones. In this year, the company sold about 231.22 Million iPhones. While in the year 2018, the company sold 217.72 million units of iPhones.
  30. In the fiscal year 2019, the total number of employees that were employed by Apple Inc. was 137 thousand.
  31. The average salaries of Apple employees in the united states vary from $33,159 to $154,083.
  32. In the year 2020, the company attains the first rank for being the most innovative company on planet earth.
  33. The company is now the second biggest phone manufacturer and biggest technology company in terms of revenue, with revenue of about $266 Billion.
  34. The current Retina displays that the apple iPad offers is actually manufactured by Samsung. Whereas the MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPod Touch display are produced by LG Display and Japan Display Inc.
  35. The company makes $163 million in a day and about $1 million every 8.8 minutes.

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