Life Biggest Moments of Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was a great entrepreneur, business magnate, industrial designer, and investor. The person who revolutionize the world of technology. This is a person of inspiration for the youth to keep on changing our world for the better with their innovative minds, artistic taste, and entrepreneurial instincts. Steve Jobs’ life was full of troubles, ups, and downs. Here are some of the big moments in Steve Job’s life.
Born and Adopted
Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, United States. He was born to two college students Joanne Schieble and John Jandali. When he was born, his parents were unmarried at that time. Steve Jobs was given for adoption and was adopted by Paul Jobs and Clara Jobs, who never went to college.
Steve Wozniak was the friend of Steve jobs. He was a Computer scientist, inventor, programmer, and engineer. They did a lot of things together and became good friends. Steve Jobs started Apple with Wozniak in a garage.
The blue box was designed by Wozniak. Blue Box is an electronic device that generates the same tones employed by a telephone operator dialing console to switch long-distance calls. If it had not been for the blue boxes, there would not have been an apple.
Dropout of College
Life Biggest Moments of Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was not good at college studies. He was dropped out of college to drop-in classes he likes and interested in. In those days, calligraphy classes were offered by the college, so Jobs joined calligraphy classes, which had no practical application in his life at that time.
Started Apple in Job’s Garage
In 1975 Jobs and Wozniak build a computer in Jobs parents’ garage, and in 1976 they cofounded Apple, bringing their computer to the market starting with Apple I. In 1977 Apple II was launched. It all started in a garage.
Apple introduces Macintosh
Apple introduces Macintosh on January 24, 1984. It was the first family computer. It had a graphical user interface, a built-in screen, and a mouse. So good user experience was designed for the time that everyone could use it easily. Steve says that “Design is not how it looks; the design is how it works”.
Jobs leaves Apple
Jobs leaves Apple in 1985 which was a down moment for him. Steve Jobs says about this that “How can he be fired from a company that he created”. Macintosh sales were too bad. Jobs became critical of John Sculley. A board meeting was called and decides that Jobs in no more head of Macintosh division, which led to Jobs resignation.
After leaving Apple Jobs was motivated to do something. He founded Next in 1985. The next mission was to create a computer to compete with Mac and PC. However, the next first workstation was launched in 1990 with a built-in Ethernet port. Due to the high price, it did not work and did not go well in the market. Later on, the strategy was changed, and jobs wanted to make hardware and to developed software for it for better computing experience.
Jobs becomes Apple CEO
Jobs returned to apple in 1996 and became CEO of Apple. Apple was in dire straits because of wrong decisions and leadership. Apple was bad days were at its peak, chewing CEOs, and delivering a financial disaster one after another. Steve Jobs quickly stages a boardroom coup, became CEO once again, and worked on new plans and strategies for new products. Steve jobs accepted investments from their main rival Microsoft.
Diagnosed with Cancer
Steve Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2003. Steve Jobs says that he was told by doctors to go home and get your affairs in order means to say goodbye to his family. He was told by his wife that when the doctors looked at pancreatic cells they started crying. It was a tough moment for him. But he was treated well and he survived.
Jobs Resign of Apple
On August 24, 2011, Steve Jobs resigned from Apple and Tim Cook was named as a new CEO of Apple. No reasons were given for the resign. But he was facing health issues for the past seven years. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2003 and a liver transplant in 2009.
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Steve Jobs dies
The great entrepreneur and a visionary man Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011, due to pancreatic cancer. Jobs’ sister, Mona Simpson said that Before embarking, he’d looked at his sister Patty, then for a long time at his children, then at his life’s partner, Laurene, and then over their shoulders past them. Steve’s final words were: OH WOW. OH WOW. OH WOW.”