Apple Computer, Inc. definition company
Manufacturers of the Macintosh
range of personal computers
as well as the earlier Apple I, Apple II
. Founded on 1 April 1976 by Steve Jobs
and Steve Wozniak
Apples were among the first microcomputers
. They originally used the 6502
processor and are still being made (August 1994), now using the 65816
. The Apple II
line, which includes the Apple I, is the longest existing line of microcomputers.
Steve Jobs left Apple (involuntarily) and started NeXT
and later returned when Apple bought NeXT in late 1997(?).
Quarterly sales $2150M, profits $138M (Aug 1994). (http://apple.com/).