Everyone knows about Apple- the company that makes phones and Macbooks that everyone seems to love and want in their possession. Each year, ten million new users are added to the Apple database. While you may know some facts about Apple, like the fact that you can use Apple gift cards to buy Apple products, or iTunes to buy music and apps. There are some other facts that you probably don’t know like Apple being in the fashion industry a long time ago- I will spill all the tea in this article.
Fun Facts About Apple You Probably Didn’t Know
1. When Apple was a broke company, one of the founders of the company, Steve Wozniak sold his calculator. Talk about tough times.
2. In May 2022, Apple announced that they are finally scrapping iPods.
3. It took Apple 1 year to reach 1 million sales of the first-ever iPhone.
4. Because Steve Jobs loved the repeating numbers, he sold the first Apple computer for $666.66.
5. The famous Apple logo wasn’t always like this, it was initially a design of Sir Isaac Newton sitting under a literal Apple tree.
6. Apple went into the fashion industry in 1986 and sold clothes.
7. Apple became the first company to reach 3 trillion dollars in market value in 2022.
8. If you ever wondered how the name Apple came to be, let me tell you. Steve Jobs liked apples and simply decided to name his company just that.
9. Ronald Wayne, the co-founder of Apple sold his shares in the company for $800, which would have been about $100 billion! If only he saw into the future. He really fumbled the bag.
10. Apple is the most valuable brand in the world.
11. Imagine being fired from something you co-founded! Steve Jobs was asked to resign in 1985 because of a power struggle between him and the then CEO, John Sculley.
12. Apple is richer than the USA. Pretty shocking if you ask me.
13. All iPhone ads are shown at 9:41 am because that was the time Steve Jobs released the first-ever iPhone.
14. You can sell your Apple store gift cards for cash on Cardtonic at a high rate.
15. Because Steve Jobs never secured rights to his name, a fashion brand in Italy went ahead to secure those rights. So if you ever see a Steve Jobs label on a cloth don’t be too shocked.
Those are some facts about Apple that you probably didn’t know about. Some of them blew my mind too! I wish Ronald didn’t sell his shares for that little. Don’t be like Ronald, sell your Apple gift cards at high rates.