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Apple
Type Publicly traded company
Founded April 1, 1976
Headquarters Cupertino, California, U.S.
Key people Steve Jobs, founder
Steve Wozniak, founder
Ronald Wayne, founder
Industry Computer hardware, computer software, consumer electronics
Products Computer hardware, computer software, consumer electronics
Employees 132,000
Website http://www.apple.com/

Apple is a computer software developer, computer hardware manufacturer, and consumer electronics manufacturer that was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne as Apple Computer Company on April 1, 1976. It was incorporated as Appla Computer, Inc. in 1977.

It was renamed Apple, Inc. in 2007 to reflect the company's addition of consumer electronics, such as music players and smartphones, to its computer hardware and software business model.

Computers by Apple

Name Released Added to Museum Notes
Apple Computer 1 1976 Not yet
Apple II 1977 Not yet The Apple II was released in 1977.
The Apple II Plus was released in 1979.
The Apple IIe was released in 1983.
The Apple IIc was released in 1984.
The Apple IIGS was released in 1986.
The Apple IIc Plus was released in 1988.
Apple III 1980 Not yet
Lisa 1983 Not yet An upgraded model, the Lisa 2/10, was released in 1985. This model was also sold as the Macintosh XL, with a 64K Macintosh ROM emulator.
Apple Macintosh 1984 Not yet The Apple Macintosh (128K) was released in 1984.
The Macintosh 512K was released in 1984.
The Macintosh 512Ke was released in 1986.
The Macintosh Plus was released in 1986.
The Macintosh SE was released in 1987.
The Macintosh SE/30 was released in 1989.
The Macintosh Classic was released in 1990.
The Macintosh Classic II (Performa 200) was released in 1991.
The Macintosh Color Classic (Performa 250) was released in 1993.
The Macintosh Color Classic II (Performa 275) was released in 1993.