Although Steve Jobs was listed as a co-inventor on numerous patents, he did not really invent anything in the traditional sense. Jobs was a business executive known for his leadership and vision.Continue Reading
Jobs is one of the founders of Apple Computers. Along with Steve Wozniak, he led the company as it brought many revolutionary technologies to the market. The Apple III computer, USB mouse, iMac, PowerMac, iPod and iPhone count among the biggest successes of the business, and the industry in general. Even the glass staircases at Apple retail stores have patented designs.
However, Jobs was not an engineer. His focus was product design and marketing. What he did well, according to many industry experts, was integrate features into products that were aesthetically pleasing and user friendly. For example while he didn't invent glass touchscreens, he saw the potential of making them a part of the Apple line of products. In the early days of Apple, he was the first one to notice the potential benefit of graphical user interfaces used by Xerox at the time. He saw how they could become a part of the personal computer, and his vision eventually led to development of the Apple Lisa, the first computer with a graphical interface.Learn more about Computer History
Steve Jobs gets credit for inventing the iPad, but the idea goes back to 1987. The vision for this device occurred when Jobs was not a part of the company.Full Answer >
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, considered the name after visiting an apple orchard. At the time, Jobs was practicing a fruitarian diet, a subset of veganism in which practitioners only consume foods harvested from plants that don't damage the plant, including fruits, seeds and nuts.Full Answer >
Steve Perry, a renowned vocalist, has one daughter and her name is Aashamela Kay. She is commonly referred to using the short form, "Shamela," or her nickname, "Sham."Full Answer >
When Prince William attended Scotland's University of St. Andrews, his fellow students referred to him as Steve in order to protect his privacy and keep his personal life and other activities secret from outsiders, including members of the press. Officially, Prince William was enrolled in that educational institution under the name William Wales.Full Answer >