We have compiled a list of Top 10 Most Iconic Moments From Steve Jobs’ Career to pay tribute to an “Industry icon”. Take a look!
10. Steve Jobs Introduces Apple Macintosh, 1984
Macintosh is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple. The first Macintosh was introduced on January 24, 1984; it was the first commercially successful personal computer to feature a mouse and a graphical user interface rather than a command-line interface.
9. Apple Macintosh’s Ad, 1984
The famous “1984” Macintosh commercial by Apple was one of the first ever ad created for any technology product and left a strong impact commercialization.
“1984” used the unnamed heroine to represent the coming of the Macintosh as a means of saving humanity from “conformity”.
8. Steve Jobs Announces Apple’s Partnership With Microsoft, 1997
Apple partnered with Microsoft to provide software for Macintosh computers in 1997 at Macworld Boston, which later turned out to be a very intelligent decision.
7. Steve Jobs Introduces First Ever iMac
6. The Debut of the iPod
iPod is a line of portable media players created and marketed by Apple and designed by Jonathan Ive announced on October 23, 2001, and released on November 10, 2001. Jobs announced it as a Mac-compatible product with a 5 GB hard drive that put “1,000 songs in your pocket.”
5. Steve Jobs Introduces the iTunes Phone: The Motorola Rokr
Motorola Rokr was developed on Apple-licensed technology to play back music purchased from the iTunes Music Store. It featured a music player with an interface similar to that of Apple’s iPod.
4. Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005
Steve Jobs delivered his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005. He talked about getting fired from Apple in 1985, life & death. Very Inspirational Indeed!
3. Steve Jobs Introduces the iPhone
2. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Together
In their rare joint appearance at All Things Digital 5, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates discuss their contributions to the technology industry, the qualities they most respect in one another.