The late Steve Jobs' birthday is today - passionate, prickly, and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans, Steve Jobs made a life defying conventions and expectations. Had he been alive, he would have been 57 years old.
Starting at the dawn of the personal computer age, Jobs’ visionary moves at Apple rippled across the technology industry and helped ready the economy for the information age.
Jobs left Apple in 1985 only to return a decade later when the company was on the brink of failure. He quickly honed Apple’s product lines and killed projects across the company.
Beautiful design was one of Jobs’ highest values though it sometimes led him astray. Jobs made many mistakes in his illustrious career but he learned from the errors and did his best to fix them along the way.
Jobs inspiried many with his charisma and his contribution to the technology world. Here's a look at Apple innovations powered by Steve Jobs: