8 Significant Events Throughout Steve Jobs' Life
In 1972, Steve Jobs' good friend Steve Wozniak designed and created the blue box, which allowed users to make free long distance calls. The two started selling them.
The Blue Box
Jobs and Wozniak co-found Apple in 1976 and sell the Apple I personal computer.
Jobs and Wozniak Co-Found Apple
Steve Jobs drops out of college and decides to travel throughout India, seeking enlightenment.
Jobs Travels to India
In 1977, one year after the release of the Apple I computer, Apple released the Apple II, one of the first ever successful mass produced personal computers.
The Apple II Computer
In 1984, following the unsuccessful release of the Apple Lisa in 1983, Apple releases the Macintosh, the first mass produced computer with a GUI.
Apple Releases the Macintosh
In 1985, Steve Jobs is forced out of Apple after a struggle with CEO John Sculley.
Jobs Forced Out of Apple
In his time away from Apple, Jobs founded NeXT, a computer platform development company. When NeXT merged with NeXT in 1997, Jobs quickly became the CEO of Apple.
Jobs Comes Back to Apple
Steve Jobs Announces the iPhone
In 2007, Steve Jobs on behalf of Apple Inc. announces the iPhone, to massive success.