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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
“How could Hampton Roads attract more tech talent?” I recently asked Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple. “What do you have to have to become a tech hot spot like Austin or San Francisco?” “Generally you have to have, um, some really – ” “Your conference has expired. Thank you for using this service.” Click.
Perhaps you don't know John Draper aka "Captain Crunch" but, if you're using a MacBook or an iPhone today, it's because of him. He and his blue box were a fundamental inspiration for Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in making Apple. He's now in trouble and needs our help. Woz has written this fascinating article so you can understand how he influenced them both and how much we all owe him. Please read it and make a contribution. Even while the goal has already been surpassed, every dollar counts towards his future and total recovery.—JD