Steve Jobs

Today in Apple history: Pismo PowerBook is a multimedia powerhouse

February 16, 2000: Apple introduces the “Pismo” PowerBook, the best of its G3 laptops. In the view of many, it’s of Apple’s best laptops ever. The Pismo PowerBook is the first not to include the SCSI or Apple Desktop Bus connector. Instead, it utilizes USB and Apple’s Emmy award-winning FireWire. Optional AirPort wireless support, tremendous …

Today in Apple history: Young Steve Jobs appears on Time cover

February 15, 1982: Steve Jobs appears on the front cover of Time magazine for the first time, becoming the public face of successful tech entrepreneurship. The first of many Time covers for Jobs, the article — titled “Striking It Rich: America’s Risk Takers” — casts him as the prototypical young upstart benefiting from the still-new …

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs wins posthumous Grammy

Steve Jobs’ death caused an outpouring of support. Photo: Grammys February 12, 2012: Months after his untimely death, Steve Jobs is honored with a Special Merit Grammy Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of music with the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The award is collected by Apple’s senior vice president of …