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This blossary attempts to compile some of the interesting facts about Apple that may surprise the casual Apple fans.

Category: Business

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Created by: scott.sf

Number of Blossarys: 3

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In advertisements for the iPhones and iPads, people often notice the clock on the device's home page is always set to 9:41 AM. What's going on? Technically, it can be anything such as 8:15 AM or ...

Domain: Mobile communications; Category: Mobile phones

Project Purple was a top secret project by Apple that took place in 2004/2005 which eventually became the iPhone. In 2004, Steve Jobs conceived an idea of using a multi-touch touchscreen to interact ...

Domain: Mobile communications; Category: Mobile phones

Coined in 1981 by current Apple VP, Guy "Bud" Tribble, the term was used to describe Steve Jobs' uncanny ability to convince nearly anyone of practically anything. According to folklore.com, Tribble ...

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology

"Think Different" was a major advertising campaign that Apple Inc. conducted between 1997 and 2002 to re-launch the company after nearly going bankrupt. In 1997, Steve Jobs was busy trying to save ...

Domain: Advertising; Category: Marketing communications

In August 1997 Apple was nearly bankrupt due to strong competitions from Wintel computers powered with Windows and Pentium. At the time, Apple risked delisting from the stock market as its stock ...

Domain: Business administration; Category: Business management

Apple first used the iBrand name with the introduction of its iMac line of computers. Ken Segall, an employee at an L.A. ad agency handling Apple's account, came up with the name "iMac" ...

Domain: Business administration; Category: Business management

Doonesbury was a daily comic strip by American artist and journalist Garry Trudeau that featured characters of various ages, professions, and backgrounds. Created in the throes of '60s and ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Comics

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