If Steve Jobs was the public face of Apple, then Steve Wozniak—the inventor of the first personal computer and co-founder of what would become one of the world's most popular companies—was surely the soul of the company.
The Apple II may be one of the most important systems in the history of personal computing — but that doesn’t mean it was perfect. Nearly 40 years later, Steve Wozniak is still coming up with ways he could have done it better. The detail comes from a bit of communication between Woz and a deeply devoted Apple I reproduction expert, Mike W.
One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc.'s first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, has sold for a record $905,000 at an auction in New York. The Apple-1 was described as “in superb overall condition,” with no apparent modifications to the motherboard. Included were a vintage keyboard with pre-7400 series military spec chips, a vintage Sanyo monitor and a custom vintage power supply in wooden box, as well as two vintage tape-decks and a video recording of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak’s keynote speech at the 1980 “Applevention.”
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) has appointed Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak as adjunct professor in its faculty of engineering and IT.
The original Apple computer model was put together by the tech company's founders, the late Steve Jobs and partner Steve Wozniak, and will go under the hammer later this week. Experts estimate it could reach a price over over $500,000 (£300,000).
On this week’s Tuesday Morning Show, the hosts interviewed special guest Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple. Wozniak shared stories about the early days of personal computers, offered his views on future technologies, and gave tips on how entrepreneurs can drive creativity and innovation.
"Kiss an engineer," Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told the audience at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando yesterday, in a wide-ranging discussion that touched on his approach to gadgets and engineering in general.
What wows Woz? Actually, what doesn't? Apple's co-founder oozes passion on everything tech, from why he wants to be a Glasshole to why builders matter more than ideas.
At some point during his presentation at the Leadership Summit Asia 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and a self-confessed lover of pranks, pulled out his iPhone 6 to demonstrate how he could connect remotely to his Tesla electric car at home and surprise his wife by honking the car’s horn.
Bonhams in New York will offer the item in its first-ever History of Science auction on Oct. 22. The motherboard is believed to be one of the original 50 that Steve Wozniak assembled on order for Byte Shop's Paul Terrell; Wozniak built it in Steve Jobs' family garage, according to Bonhams.