Steve Jobs

By eddi919
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    start of apple

    1955-1985 Youth & Apple's early years
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    steves jobs childhood with adopted parents
  • Born/ adopted

    Steven Paul was born in San Francisco, the son of Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble. He is quickly adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs
  • jobs family moves (no specific date)

    The Jobs family moves from San Francisco to Mountain View, a suburban town in Santa Clara county, more famous under the name Silicon Valley
  • steves "1st" job (summer) (no specific date)

    13-year-old Steve Jobs calls up Bill Hewlett and gets a summer job at the HP factory
  • steve meets steve (no specific date)

    Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, 5 years older, through a mutual friend. Woz and Steve share a love of electronics, Bob Dylan, and pranks
  • steve and steves 1st invention (no specific date)

    Steve and Woz build and illegally sell 'blue boxes' that allow to make phone calls for free
  • in college and out

    Steve spends the fall semester at Reed College, Oregon, then drops out. He will stay on campus and attend the classes that interest him for a while, then move to a hippie commune
  • His 1ST job

    Steve gets his first job at video game maker Atari, and later makes a trip to India to 'seek enlightenment' with his college friend Dan Kottke
  • first computer kit (no specific date)

    steve jobs sold his first computer kit in 1975
  • formed apple in garage (no specififc date)

    After Wozniak showed it to Jobs, who suggested that they sell it, they and Ronald Wayne formed Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs's Los Altos home on Crist Drive
  • recieved info (no specififc date)

    received funding from a then-semi-retired Intel product marketing manager and engineer Mike Markkula
  • Apple I computer.

    1976, Wozniak and steve invented the Apple I computer.
  • sold apple II (no specififc date)

    In 1977, Jobs and Wozniak introduced the Apple II at the West Coast Computer Faire. It was the first consumer product sold by Apple Computer and was one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products
  • improving apple (1) (no specific date)

    As Jobs and Apple became more successful, his relationship with Brennan grew more complex. In 1977, with the success of Apple now a part of their relationship, Brennan, Daniel Kottke, and Jobs moved into a house near to the Apple office in Cupertino.
  • steve doesnt want child (no specific date)

    Steve's ex-girlfriend Chris-Ann Brennan gives birth to their daugher Lisa. Steve refuses to acknowledge he is the father
  • getting rich through the years. (no specific date)

    Jobs was worth a million dollars when he was 23 (1978), 10 million when he was 24, and over 100 million when he was 25. He was also one of the youngest "people ever to make the Forbes list of the nation's richest people
  • Apple goes public

    Apple goes public, increasing Steve Jobs' net worth from dozens of millions of dollars to over $200 million
  • moving (1) (no specific date)

    In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in the two top floors of The San Remo, a Manhattan building with a politically progressive reputation. Although he never lived there,he spent years renovating it with the help of I. M. Pei. In 2003, he sold it to U2 singer Bono.
  • summer 1985. steve is introduced to pixar by alan kay (no specific date)

    Alan Kay first introduces the Pixar team to Steve Jobs
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    pixar and NeXT

    1986-1996 NeXT Pixar and wilderness
  • jobs and pixar

    Jobs buys the computer division of George Lucas' ILM for $10 million and incorporates it as Pixar
  • steves father dies

    Steve's father, Paul Jobs, dies
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    1997-2004 Rebuilding Apple

    steve and apple start to rebuild and get bigger
  • first apple store

    Apple opens its first Retail Stores in Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California
  • mid 2002 MAC

    Apple starts its popular 'Switch' campaign with ads picturing PC users that switched to the Mac
  • IPOD in NY

    Steve Jobs introduces the first Windows-compatible iPods at Macworld NY
  • worlds fastest CPU as of '03

    Steve Jobs unveils the Power Mac G5, the world’s fastest computer, at WWDC
  • i pod mini mp3

    Steve unveils the iPod mini and the iLife suite at Macworld. The iPod mini will soon become the world's best-selling MP3 player and truly establish Apple as a consumer electronics powerhouse
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    The Big Apple

    2005-2011 The Big Apple, apple strts to go big
  • new i pod shuffle and Mac mini

    At Macworld San Francisco, Steve Jobs unveils Apple's productivity suite iWork, the new Mac mini, and the iPod shuffle, the cheapest iPod ever at $49
  • steve jobs with the terminator in hall of fame

    Steve Jobs is inducted in the California Hall of Fame by Gov. Schwartzenegger
  • IPAD!!!!

    After months of wild rumors, Steve Jobs unveils iPad, 'the biggest thing Apple's ever done'. The tablet runs the same operating system as iPhone
  • steve resigfns with apple (goodbye 1)

    Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple, with the words 'I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.' Tim Cook becomes Apple CEO
  • steve jobs dies (goodbye 2)

    Steve Jobs dies at home, surrounded by his family
  • the new CEO of apple and the biography book "Steve Jobs"

    After two years of work, and forty interviews with Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson publishes his authorized biography of the Apple and Pixar co-founder, simply named Steve Jobs