The pair sold several hundred such boxes. Steve Jobs started his prepared speech, but after being interrupted by voting several times, he dropped his prepared speech and delivered a long, emotionally charged talk about betrayal, lack of respect, and related topics. Corporations saw its ease of use as a distinct advantage.
Within a few years, Apple was the technology that everyone wanted to own.
One year later, the Apple Macintosh was born and with it, the Apple legend began to grow. Macintosh and the "" commercial[ edit ] Main article: Macintosh By computer dealers saw Apple as the only clear alternative to IBM's influence. Principal Subsidiaries Apple Computer, Inc.
Early microcomputers had usually been housed in metal boxes. Origins Apple was founded in April by Steve Wozniak, then 26 years old, and Steve Jobs, 21, both college dropouts. BYTE in stated that  There are two kinds of people in the world: people who say Apple isn't just a company, it's a cause; and people who say Apple isn't a cause, it's just a company.