Founded: April 1,1976(Incorporated on January 3,1977)
Headquarters : Cupertino,California,USA.
Founder: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne.
Type: Public(hardware.Software,electronics and digital distribution)
Products: Mac,i-Phones,i-Pod,TV,Cinema Display,Airport,Mac OS X,Time Capsule,i-Life,i-Work.
Website : www.apple.com
Apple Inc is an MNC based in America that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software.
The company dates back to April 1,1976 when it was named as “Apple Computer Inc.”.The word “Computer” was dropped from the company's name on January 9,2007 since it expanded the business to other areas like consumer electronics but keeping its focus on manufacturing personal computers.
Apple Inc.is famous worldwide for its products like Mac books or Macintosh computers,i-phones and i-pods in the hardware segments.The softwares developed by Apple Inc. include i-Tunes media browser,Mac OS X,multimedia and creativity software suite known as iLife,iWork productivity software, Logic Studio,an audio tools suite and Final Cut Studio( professional audio and film industry software products suite)
Apple's entry into i-Phones is a recent one with its first one being announced on January 9,2007.The i-Phone was an initiation by Apple CEO Steve Jobs who wanted the apple engineers to research on touchscreens.The company developed the i-phone in association with AT &T in a time span of 2 and a half years after rejecting the one developed in a ineffective collaboration with Motorola in the form of Motorola ROKR E1.
The i-phone was first introduced in the US and was named the Invention of the Year by Time magazine.The phone was a rage in the country and had hundred of customers nationwide waiting outside the apple store to grab one fast.