Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company. The products of apple like Iphone and macbook is famous all over the world.We have look at interesting apple facts that also reflects the history of Apple Inc.
Apple has enough cash in hand to buy for everyone in US
Apple lnc has $206 billion cash in hand. The amount is enough to buy iphone (16gb) for every 316 millon person in US.They also have more cash in hand than that of US treasury
Apple profit was enough to buy Snapchat, Pinterest and Airbnb all at once
Apple earned $39.5 billion in 2014. This profit amount is enough to buy snapchat, pinterest and Airbnb all at once leaving some billions in spare.
Mystery behind the name “Apple”
All of us may think of a mystery behind the name Apple.But it was Steve Jobs who named the company as Apple simply because he liked the fruit.
Smoking may void your warranty
The warranty on Apple computer can be void if you smoke while using the apple computer. Apple have ‘no smoking’ ban on their computers.
Slide to unlock feature
We might have used slide to unlock feature on our mobile. Apple has patent for it. They also sued the Samsung for infringing on its patent.
6 states in US does not have Apple store
Although Apple is widely used in United States, there are no official apple stores in six states of US. Montana, North Dakota, West Virginia, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming are the six states which do not have Apple stores.
Steve jobs sold his Volkswagen to raise the capital
We all knew the contribution of Steve jobs for making Apple within the world top companies. we may not know that Steve jobs sold his Volkswagen van to raise the capital. The other partner Steve Wozniak sold his Hewlett-Packard scientific calculator for $500.
Apple surpassed Microsoft in 2010
Apple surpassed Microsoft to become the most valuable company in 2010. In 2010, Apple was valued at $222.12 billion, while Microsoft was valued at $219.18 billion.
Apple first computer was without keyboard, monitor and case
Apple’s first computer ” the Apple 1″ was without keyboard,monitor and case.It was an assembled circuit board.
It was launched in 1976.
Bill gates saved Apple from bankruptcy in 1997
Apple almost went for bankruptcy in 1997. It is usually said that Bill Gates invested $150 million in Apple in 1997 to save Apple from bankruptcy. Many people mark it as wrong step by Bill gates today.