12 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Apple - King Feed

12 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Apple

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Apple is the world's largest technology company by revenue and, since January 2021, the world's most valuable company.




1. Where did the Apple name come from?
The name ‘Apple’ came from founder Steve Jobs’ like of the fruit. Mystery surrounded the reason for the name Apple, but in truth, it was just the fruit that Jobs’ liked and named the company after that.







2. Who was Apple found by?
Apple originally had three co-founders. The third co-founder, a man named Ronald Wayne, had joined co-founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak but he left the company only 12 days after it was founded. He sold his 10% share for only $800 and got an additional payout of $1,500. Had Wayne stayed with the company, his shares would be worth today around $60 billion!



3. Can you lose your warranty if you smoke while using an Apple device?
Apple has a ‘no smoking’ ban regarding their computers. As ridiculous as it sounds, but if you smoke while using an Apple computer, you void the warranty – you’ve been warned!





4. How many employees does Apple have?
Apple employs more people than a good-sized city. Apple employs over 90,000 people. However, millions more make money from Apple and that ranges from sales affiliates to mom and pop shops around the world.



5. How much money does Apple have?
Apple has around $150billion in excess cash(2021)



6. How big is Apple?
Apple is so successful, that in the first quarter of 2014, it made more money than Amazon, Google, and Facebook combined.






7. Was Apple the first company to make a digital color camera?
Yes, Apple was the first to make a digital color camera



8. Is Apple the Biggest US company?
Yes, Apple is the largest Publicly traded company in the United States.



9. What was the first Apple product?
The Apple I computer went on sale in July 1976 at a price of 666.66 US-Dollar because Steve Wozniak “liked repeating digits”.




10. Why do iPhone ads always show 9:41 time?
Every iPhone ad from Apple displays the time 9:41 AM as this was the time Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone in 2007.



11. Is Apple making clothing or merch?
No but In 1986, Apple launched a clothing line but with no success. The collection included shirts, pants and sunglasses but also other things like a watch, a chair or even a sailboard.



12. What is the craziest Term of Service on an Apple device?
The Apple iTunes End User License Agreement (EULA) contains a paragraph that prohibits the use of iTunes to create nuclear missiles.

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