Apple Inc. was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976, in Cupertino, CA in the car garage at Jobs’ house. And since then, Apple has launched many revolutionary products like the iPod, iPhone, Macintosh and iPad.
But do you know Apple forbids you from using iTunes to make nuclear weapons and missiles? Well if you didn’t, check out these 15 surprising Apple facts that you didn’t know.
1If you smoke near an Apple Computer, your device’s warranty will become void.
2Ronald Wayne also co-founded the company, but he stepped out only after 12 days Apple came into existence. At that time, he sold his 10% share for $800. If he had retained those shares, their current worth would be $60 billion.
3If you’ve closely watched the Apple iPhone commercials, the time displayed is 9:41 AM. Ever wondered why? This was the time when Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone in 2007.
4Apple is one of most valuable companies in the world. How valuable? Well, they also have more cash than the US Treasury with a $233 billion on its balance sheet.
5The iPad’s retina display, that their owners truly admire and are so proud of, is actually manufactured by Samsung.
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6The man who created iPod, Tony Fadell, first went with his idea to Phillips and Real Networks, but they turned him down which was later picked up by Apple.
7Ever paid close attention to iTunes’ Terms and Conditions? If you had, you would know that you can’t use iTunes to make nuclear weapons and missiles. Yes, you read is right. It’s called EULA clause!
8When the first iPod prototype was presented to Steve Jobs, he dropped it in an aquarium to show that it could be shrunk further, considering there were air bubbles signifying the existence of empty space inside.
9MacBook can take a bullet for you. Well, not all the parts of the laptop but the battery can.
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