12 Interesting Facts about Apple You Never Knew Before

Niharika Kalyankar Niharika Kalyankar
May 8, 2022 5 min read
12 Interesting Facts about Apple You Never Knew Before

Everyone is fascinated by the multimillion-dollar Apple company. The fact that no other electronics company has a fan base larger than Apple, is noteworthy. Apple is a brand, a symbol of high standard and elegance used by several pop stars. The exorbitant price tags of Apple products do not deter its customers from buying them.

Read on to find out the hidden facts dug up from the archives of Apple's past.

People thought Apple sold organic products
Steve Jobs primarily wanted the original iPhone to be used as a regular phone
The First Apple Logo Featured Isaac Newton
The Apple I Costed around $666.66
Apple has a 'No Smoking' policy near its products
The Name "Mac" Was Inspired by an Apple
Apple is extremely successful
Apple Watch was intended to be Rectangular
Apple sold more watches in 2019 than the whole Swiss watch industry
Apple made a $17,000 sold Gold Apple Watch
The Name "iPod" Was Inspired By 2001: A Space Odyssey
The First iPod Had A Secret Easter Egg
FAQ

People thought Apple sold organic products

When the company had just launched, people thought the name 'Apple' came from founder Steve Jobs and resembles the organic product. In truth, it was only the fruit that Jobs was very fond of and named the company after that.

Steve Jobs primarily wanted the original iPhone to be used as a regular phone

Because of the ease of texting and social media integration, it's not an exaggeration to say that the iPhone transformed cellphones into highly functional mini-computers. Although it may come as a surprise, the original iPhone was designed primarily as a phone.

The absolute first Apple logo highlighted Sir Isaac Newton sitting under a tree, with an apple going to hit his head. The Newton logo was shaped by the less acknowledged Apple founder Ronald Wayne.

Apple First Logo
Apple First Logo

The rainbow apple, planned by Rob Janoff, replaced Sir Isaac and was in use for a long time until the new monochromatic logo came out.

The Apple I Costed around $666.66

Apple's customers aren't deterred by its high prices. Apple PC prices have skyrocketed in recent years, causing concern among many apple buyers. Even today's 17-inch MacBook Pro or MacBook Air are more expensive than the first Apple PC.

Apple First Computer
Apple First Computer

The Apple I was evaluated at $666.66, as Steve Wozniak once clarified at a news conference, "I was into repeating digits," he said and clarified that the discount cost to stores was $500, and adding a third to get the retail cost made it around $667, which Woz changed to every one of the one rehashing digit β€” $666.66 β€” "was only simpler to type."

Apple has a 'No Smoking' policy near its products

Mac has a "no smoking" policy in regards to their PCs. As ludicrous as it sounds, yet if you smoke while using an Apple PC, you void the guarantee – you've been cautioned!. Apple has would not fix the PCs of buyers that were found to have tar soot from cigs, proclaiming it a "biohazard" to its employees.

The Name "Mac" Was Inspired by an Apple

Where did the name "Mac" come from? Apple representative Jef Raskin is liable for instituting the machine after his #1 assortment of apples, insightfully tying the entire natural product topic together. Mac was only a code-name.

In any case, Raskin unmistakably knew a decent name when he generated it, as Macintosh just had a lot of strength and adhered right to the end of the product cycle.

Apple is extremely successful

Apple has twice the amount of cash as the U.S. Depository!. Apple is effective to such an extent that in the primary quarter of 2014, it got more cash flow than Amazon, Google, and Facebook consolidated. Around $150 billion of Apple's excess capital is held in bank accounts. Netflix, Twitter, Tesla, and Facebook, for example, are all possible targets for acquisition by the organization.

Apple Watch was intended to be Rectangular

Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Round cases bode well for watches throughout the globe. Yet, Apple went the opposite way and made the Apple Watch rectangular. Until this point, Apple Watches have a rectangular touchscreen face with adjusted corners and a turning crown button for scrolling over.

Apple sold more watches in 2019 than the whole Swiss watch industry

The Apple Watch surpassed the whole Swiss watch industry in 2019, as per research firm Strategy Analytics. As indicated by the UK-based counseling firm Strategy Analytics, Apple sold 30.7 million watches in 2019, contrasted with 21.1 million sold by the Swiss Watch industry.

Although Swiss watches are luxurious and have several buyers of their own, Apple watches have occupied a special place in the market.

Apple made a $17,000 sold Gold Apple Watch

Apple 18-Karat Gold Watch
Apple 18-Karat Gold Watch

Close by the original Apple Watch what began at $349, Apple additionally disclosed a watch evaluated at $17,000. The very good quality "Release", was valued somewhere in the range of $10,000 and $17,000 and was produced using custom composites of rose or yellow 18-karat gold. The "Release" watch was designated at the Chinese market.

The Name "iPod" Was Inspired By 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sharp publicist Vinnie Chieco is acknowledged for thinking of the iPod name as a component of a new gadget. The story goes that Jobs had effectively chosen the MP3 player's slogan was to be "1,000 tunes in your pocket," which left naming choices open since it wouldn't need to expressly allude to something music-related.

The First iPod Had A Secret Easter Egg

Apple Breakout Game
Apple Breakout Game

Mac's first iPod accompanied somewhat secret β€” an Easter egg β€” as a game that could be gotten to if you knew the right blend of catches to press.

Go to the 'About' menu, hold down the middle catch for around three seconds, and you'll get a Breakout (Pong) game to play while you tune in."

Breakout, the secret game itself, is eminent in Apple's set of experiences when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak worked together where legend has it Jobs cheated Wozniak out of thousands of dollars of bonus money.

FAQ

How much is Apple in debt?

According to the Apple's most recent financial statement, total debt of the company is at $112.04 billion, with $99.28 billion in long-term debt and $12.76 billion in current debt.

What is Apple's net worth?

The total net worth of Apple is $2 Trillion in 2021.

What is Apple's slogan?

Apple's slogan is β€œThink Different” which is one of the most recognizable slogans of the 21st Century. The idea was first introduced in the 1997 TV commercial.

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