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Steve Jobs’ Original Apple-1 Computer Prototype Auction Reaches US $230,000

A prototype for the original Apple-1 computer by the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs is being auctioned by RR Auction. The original Apple desktop computer was hand-soldered by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 1976 (via Business Insider). According to the listing, this prototype has some minor damage. There’s a crack that "runs from adjacent to...

Steve Jobs to be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom by White House

The late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is set to posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the White House in recognition of his accomplishments at Apple, Pixar, and the Walt Disney Co. (via CNET). The announcement comes the same week that marks the 15th anniversary of the launch of the original iPhone....

Watch Steve Jobs Unveil the First iPhone, 15 Years Ago Today [VIDEOS]

“This is a day I’ve been looking forward to for two and a half years. Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything." That’s the chilling introduction from late Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, when he unveiled the original iPhone back on January 9, 2007, at MacWorld, 15 years...

Steve Jobs Once Threw a Prototype iPhone to Impress Journalists

Recalling a memory of the original black and silver iPhone, CNET’s Roger Cheng has shared the story of how the late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs once threw a prototype iPhone to impress a room full of journalists. Soon after Jobs unveiled the iPhone back in 2007, he visited The Wall Street Journal's headquarters and then...

Tim Cook Today Celebrates 10 Years as Apple’s CEO

Tim Cook today marks 10 years as Apple CEO. He may be one of the highest-profile figures in technology today, but Cook was little-known outside of Silicon Valley at the time of his appointment, having previously been Apple's chief operations officer. The aura, mystique, and creativity of Steve Jobs meant that his successor, whoever that was...

Steve Jobs Signed Apple II Manual Sells for $787,484 at Auction

Bidding for a collection of Steve Jobs memorabilia that went up on RR Auction earlier this month has just been completed, with the most expensive auction ended up being the Steve Jobs signed Apple II manual going for $787,484 (via 9to5Mac). Alongside the big-ticket items like the signed Apple II manual and an Apple I...

What Bill Gates Thought of the Apple’s iTunes Store Launch in 2003: Email

[caption id="attachment_356270" align="aligncenter" width="1326"] Image: @TechEmails on Twitter[/caption] Internal Tech Emails (@TechEmails) on Twitter recently shared a little gem from 2003 — Bill Gates' reaction to the launch of the iTunes Music Store, a platform that is a bit shy of two decades old today, in a company email to other Microsoft execs. https://twitter.com/TechEmails/status/1413534752699830275 "Steve Jobs...

Tim Cook Celebrates Apple’s 45th Birthday with Words from Steve Jobs

Today marks the 45th birthday of Apple and CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter to comment on the occasion, sharing some words from late company co-founder, Steve Jobs. "As Apple celebrates 45 years today, I’m reminded of Steve’s words from many years ago: “It’s been an amazing journey so far, yet we have barely begun.”...