Sunday, October 16, 2011

A look back at the career of Apple co-founder - Steve Jobs.

Timeline: Steve Jobs

1977 - Photo shows Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as he introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Apple Computers Inc., File)


1984 - From left, Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple Computers, John Sculley, president and CEO, and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, unveil the new Apple IIc computer in San Francisco.. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)


1984 - Steve Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple Computer, leans on the new "Macintosh" personal computer following a shareholder's meeting in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)


1990 - Steve Jobs, president and CEO of NeXT Computer Inc., shows off his company's new NeXTstation after an introduction to the public in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)


1997 - Steve Jobs, chief executive of Pixar, speaks at the MacWorld trade show in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)


1998 - Steve Jobs of Apple Computers unveils the the new iMac computer in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)


2004 - Apple CEO Steve Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)


2003 - Steve Jobs is diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer and begins showing signs of weight loss. He is shown in this combination photo of file photographs dating (top row L to R) July 2000, November 2003, September 2005, (bottom L to R) September 2006, January 2007 and September 2008. Jobs will take a medical leave of absence until the end of June because his health problems are "more complex" than he had thought, shocking investors and sending the company's shares down as much as 10 percent on January 14, 2009. REUTERS


2007 - Steve Jobs holds up an Apple iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. Jobs the CEO, Jobs the technologist and futurist, Jobs the inventor and innovator and refiner of others' ideas: All of them, in the end, relied upon another Steve Jobs who sewed the others together and bottled their lightning: Steve Jobs the storyteller, spinning the tale of our age and of his own success, and making it happen as he went. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)


2008 - Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)


2010 - Steve Jobs introduces the iPad. REUTERS/Kimberly White


2011 - An iPhone displays an image of Steve Jobs as it sits with a memorial to the Apple founder and former CEO outside an Apple Store, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in New York. Jobs passed away Wednesday at the age of 56. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)