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The craftsmanship of NeXT computers have been known for years. They are made from high quality materials and they are very durable. The company’s founder Steve Jobs was known to use them when he had problems during his work. One of the most famous products of NeXT Computers is their popular “NeXTSTEP” operating system.
Steve Jobs’ first computer was a NeXTcube 1000. He used it for programming Apple II software and other projects. After leaving Apple, he started NeXT Computer Systems, Inc., which later became NeXT Corporation.
In 1985, Steve Jobs created the Macintosh computer to compete against Microsoft’s Windows 3.0 operating system (which was released in 1984). The Mac was originally designed by John Sculley, who worked at Apple Computer Company.
The first version of the Macintosh was released in 1984 and sold out within days. The second version of the Macintosh was released in 1985 and sold out within two weeks. In 1986, Apple introduced the PowerBook G4 desktop computer with a 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. It was one of the fastest computers available at that time. It ran on a new operating system called “MacOS”.
In the 1990s, Apple released a new operating system called “Mac OS 8.5” that was available for newer desktop computers with PowerPC processors. They also released a software program called “MacDraw” which was similar to Microsoft’s “Paint” software and was specifically designed to work on the new operating system. In 1999, Apple used “Quartz” technology in their desktop computers with PowerPC processors. This new technology allowed the screen to be redrawn up to twenty times faster than older desktop computers.
In 1998, Steve Jobs was appointed as an advisor and bought a million dollars worth of Apple stock. In 2000, he was promoted to CEO after other board members forced Gil Amelio out of his position. Later that year, Steve Jobs started an online store called iTunes for selling music and other media downloads. In 2003, Apple released a new version of the Mac OS called “10.3” Jaguar which could be used on desktop and laptop computers.
In 2007, Apple updated their operating system to “10.4” Tiger for use on desktop computers and “10.5” Leopard for use on portable computers. By 2008, the company had sold over 350 million iPods worldwide. The company also released a music and video playing software called “iTunes” that could be used on desktop computers.
In the next few years, Apple would release a number of new iPods including a touch screen model that used finger gestures similar to an iPhone. By 2010, Apple had sold 300 million iPhones worldwide. In 2011, Apple released the iPad 2, which was designed as a media-consumption device. That same year, the company announced that it would start selling Macintosh computers in China. By mid-2012, Apple had released a new operating system called “10.8” Mountain Lion for use on desktop and laptop computers. It featured a more user-friendly design and was faster than its predecessor.
In January 2013, Steve Jobs died of Pancreatic Cancer at age 56. Soon after, Tim Cook took over as Chief Executive Officer of the company. In September 2013, Apple introduced the iPhone 5C for a lower price along with the iPhone 5S, which included more features and a fingerprint scanner to replace the need for a password. That same month, Apple announced the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display. Both devices were introduced as faster and thinner than their predecessors.
The company also started selling Macintosh computers in China.
In February 2014, Apple released a software program called “Clips” that allows users to make their own “clips” and share them on social media sites. In July, they announced the Apple Watch. Apple also released a new software program called “HomeKit” that can be used to communicate with various devices in a person’s home. In January 2015, the company announced the Apple Watch will be released in April. Apple also acquired a music recognition company called “Shazam” and developed an software program called “Beats Music” that would become the foundation for Apple’s new line of streaming music products.
In June, Apple released their streaming music service along with new software for their desktop and laptop computers called “macOS Sierra”. The next month during the iPhone 7 announcement, the company also showed off a tablet device called the “iPad Pro”. The iPad Pro had a larger screen than previous models and included features designed to take advantage of the larger screen such as the ability to use a keyboard attachment and an improvement on the Apple Pencil called the “Apple Pencilcil”. Apple eventually discontinues the iPad Mini after it slows down production.
In March 2016, Apple launched their “Clips” app that was announced the previous year. In July, they acquired the music identification service “Shazam” for $400 million. In September, during the iPhone announcement, the company announces a new smart watch called the “Apple Watch Series 2”. The watch included new sensors such as a barometer and an updated processor. A new MacBook Pro was also announced with a brighter screen and faster processor.
In October, a new desktop computer called the “Mac Pro” was announced that is faster and has more Thunderbolt ports than its predecessor. The next month during the iPad announcement the company announces a new software update for the iPad Pro called “iPadOS” that is based on macOS but with touchscreen enhancements and other features designed for the iPad such as using the Apple Pencil as a joystick to navigate through the operating system.
In January 2017, Apple announces the HomePod, a smart speaker that provides “OK Google”-like voice assistance. In June, Apple announces the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The next month they also announced the iPhone X, their first smartphone with a 10-year-old price tag. It included an OLED screen and facial recognition to replace the need for a password. The company also announces the Apple Watch Series 3.
It is waterproof and includes cellular capabilities so it doesn’t need to be connected to an iPhone.
In September, the company announces the iPad Pro 2018 with new speakers and a faster processor than its predecessor. The next month, they announce the Apple TV 4K with support for high definition content. In December, they announce the iMac Pro. It has a large display and comes with a 10-core processor.
In January 2018, Apple announces that they will open a new campus somewhere in the United States. Cities from across the nation compete for the new campus. The next month at the Super Bowl, Apple airs their first “Steam Boat” commercial in nine years. It advertises the iPhone X and is rumored to cost over $50 million.
In March, Apple announces their wearable series
4. It has a larger display and new sensors for monitoring health.
The next month, they announce the “HomePod” which is meant to be an Amazon Echo competitor. In July, to celebrate Kobe Bryant’s retirement, Apple releases a gold colored iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in limited quantities with all of the profits going to his foundation. In September, they announce the Apple Watch Series 4 which has a larger display than its predecessor. It is also the first Apple Watch to include support for LTE.
In October, Apple announces a new campus somewhere in the United States at an event that is being held at their current Cupertino campus. At the event, they announce new products including: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, iPad Pro 2018 with Apple Pencil Support and a new Mac Mini priced at $800. They also announce new gold and space gray colored Apple Watches. The company also announces that they are investing a trillion dollars over the next five years into renewable energy. The company is one of the biggest investors in American power companies including one that has been created by Saudi Investor’s called “Solar Funnel”.
In the press release, they claim that in four years the use of coal and oil will be abandoned entirely. Apple’s revenue this year is a record-high of $234.45 Billion and it is only expected to rise.
In the next five years, Apple is expected to release a new iPhone that can fold like a wallet. AI is predicted to become smarter than the average human and blockchain technology will be used for more things than just cryptocurrency. The current President of the United States, Malania Trump, is expected to be succeeded by Oprah Winfrey.
A new record is expected to be set on Wall Street as the American economy grows at a record-high of 6.2%. The population of America is set to reach 440 Million and in 10 years, it is expected to grow to 450 Million.
Apple’s market dominance in the technology industry has been slipping in recent years. The rise of smartphone makers such as Huawei and Samsung have threatened to overtake them. In addition, the EU has been threatening to break up the company due to anti-trust violations.
In 2040, Apple announces that it will be closing shop in 2041. Co-Founder Steve Jobs has died in a ski accident two years ago. The rise of smart technology, as well as the fall of fossil fuels has made the company’s products to be rendered useless. Some of the world’s tech giants such as Alphabet and Samsung have gone bankrupt. Alphabet has been split up into separate companies while Samsung has been bought out by a Chinese conglomerate.
Elon Musk’s companies are still operational but have been struggling to keep afloat in the market. Microsoft is one of the few tech companies that has managed to maintain their status.
Meanwhile, an electrical engineer has created a new type of battery that can last up to ten years before needing to be replaced. He hopes that his invention will be able to save the crumbling world economy and help make the world more energy efficient overall.
The future is now.
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