Some interesting facts about the Apple company

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Apple is one of the world’s largest companies. In the early days of the company establishment, they had suffered distress, but after some time the company has gained much popularity. Now it is the time that every individual wants to use Apple phone. Today we‘ll tell you some interesting facts about apple which you would have hardly heard.

  • Apple as a company was established on April 1, 1976, i.e that was an April Fool‘s Day (Today Apple is  43 years old company in the market).
  • Apple is named Apple after the fruit, and because Silicon Valley was based in fruit orchards. It also appealed to Steve Jobs because he was a fruitarian when the company was formed, and only ate fruit.
  • Apple had a third co-founder named Ronald Wayne, who left the company less than a year later in 1977. Wayne designed the company’s very first logo, seen here. He ended up selling Jobs and Wozniak his stake in Apple for $800.
  • In 1985, Steve Jobs was fired from the company, but in 1996 he was again brought back into the company.
  • Due to the increasing popularity of the Apple company, Steve Jobs was a millionaire at the age of just 30. 
  • One of the original Apple computers sold for more than $387,000 in 2013.
  • China is currently Apple’s second-biggest market, trailing only the United States.
  • Steve Jobs sold his Volkswagen and Steve Wozniak sold his Hewlett-Packard scientific calculator to raise the capital for their new company.
  • 90,000+ employees are working for Apple around the world.
  • Steve Jobs is a Buddhist.
  • Steve Jobs gave free iPhone to every Apple employee.
  • Apple.com is in the top 50 websites and in the top 30 in the US.
  • Bill Gates invested $150 million in Apple in 1997 to save Apple from bankruptcy.
  • Montana, North Dakota, West Virginia, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming are the six states which do not have Apple stores.
  • The Apple I first sold for $666.66, but it has not for satanic reasons. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that it was simply because he liked repeating numbers, and when the price worked out at $667 he changed it to $666.66 because it was “easier to write”.
  • The company had sold about 40 million iPhones in 2012. Apple. 110,000 iPhones were sold on average per day. Apple‘s iPhone is sold in 89 countries around the world closer.
  • iPhone’s processor is built by the Samsung company.
  • If you look at the iPhone photographs in Apple adverts the time is always set to 9:41. This is the time Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone.
  • Current Apple CEO Tim Cook had made a point to randomly sit down in the cafeteria and eat with his employees.
  • John Sculley was a former CEO of Apple, but before that, he was the CEO of a beverage company that was then called the PepsiCo. It was Steve Jobs who recruited him, who was described by Sculley as the best recruiter he ever met.
  • Apple is a big name in the industry, yet while everyone expects it to have a large board of directors, it keeps the circle tight by only having eight board of directors.
  • Steve Jobs died at age 56 of pancreatic cancer. “Steve’s final words were: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”

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