Which U.S. holiday was Apple founded on?
- Labor Day
- Memorial Day
- April Fool’s Day
No, this isn’t a joke! Apple Computer Company was founded on April 1, 1976 (April Fool’s Day) by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. The company’s first product was the Apple I, a computer single-handedly designed and hand-built by Wozniak, and first shown to the public at the Homebrew Computer Club.
Why did Steve Jobs wish to name his computer company “Apple”?
- His father and mother’s names were Adam and Eve.
- He was inspired by the Beatle’s Apple electronics company.
- Red Delicious was his favorite color.
- He just really liked apples.
According to Steve Jobs’ biography, he was on a fruitarian kick at the time (and he really
enjoyed apples, specifically). Jobs convinced Wozniak on the name “Apple” after Jobs returned from the All One Farm commune in Oregon and told Wozniak about his time spent in the farm’s apple orchard
What has been Apple’s famous slogan since 1997?
- Be What’s Next
- Just Do It
- Create and Inspire
- Think Different
“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc. (then Apple Computer, Inc.) in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA Chiat/Day. The slogan has been widely taken as a response to IBM’s slogan “Think“.
What does the “i” in iMac stand for?
In 1998, the internet truly began to take off and Apple’s latest computer made it easier than ever to access it. Apple claimed it only took two steps to surf the web on its internet friendly iMac, which was a major selling point for the computer. It’s also been alleged that the “i” could stand for innovation, and/or individuality.
In August 2018, Apple became the first public American company to do what?
- Stream music over the internet.
- Surpass $1 trillion in value.
- Give its employees a large bonus.
- Create a touchscreen smartphone.
In 2018, Apple became the first public American company to surpass $1 trillion in value. However, Apple’s value dropped significantly thereafter, and Microsoft overtook the company’s value subsequently.
This was the first iPhone to feature a dual-lens rear camera system.
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone XS Max
Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus was the first iPhone to feature a rear dual-lens camera setup, which allowed for 2x optical zoom out of the box. With a future software update, the iPhone 7 Plus would eventually allow for “Portrait Mode” to snap shots with a stunning digital bokeh effect.
As of 2018, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is estimated to be worth roughly $625 million. What is he alleged to do with his fortune after his eventual passing?
- Turn his home into an Apple Museum.
- Divide it between Apple employees.
- Divide it between Apple’s shareholders.
- Donate more than 50% to charity.
According to Cheatsheet.com, Tim Cook “is part of the Giving Pledge
, through which members promise to donate more than 50% of their fortunes to charities or other philanthropic efforts during their lifetime or after their deaths.”