Apple Facts | Interesting Facts about Apple: Apple is still a dream for many people. Recently, News about a guy selling his kidney to buy an Apple iPhone 6 has become viral. Here are few interesting and unknown Apple Facts.
- Apple is the largest IT organization in the world by revenue and total assets, and the second-largest in the world fo mobile phone manufacturer.
- Everything you tell to Siri is sent to Apple, analyzed and stored.
- In 1986, Apple launched a clothing line.
- An iPhone has about 75 elements in it — two-thirds of the periodic table.
- Rounded corners on a rectangular electronic device have been patented in the U.S. by Apple.
- In the 1st quarter of 2014, Apple earned more than Google, Facebook, and Amazon United.
- Smoking near Apple computers voids the warranty.
- You have a better chance of getting accepted to Harvard University than getting a job at the Apple Store.
- The most valuable brands are Apple, Microsoft, and Google.
- Apple has over 115,000 employees throughout the world.
- Apple’s iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer.
- Samsung makes about 30% of the A8 chips that go into Apple’s iPhone 6.
- Apple recovered 2,204 pounds of gold from broken iPhones in 2015. That’s worth about US$40 million.
- Only 30 to 50 among the first Apple 1 computers still exist, with originals selling for over US$50,000.
- Apple’s iPhone is almost twice more expensive in Brazil than in the U.S.
- Apple sold 340,000 iPhones per day in 2012.
- 60% of apps in the Apple App Store have never been downloaded.
- Apple headquarter’s employees earn an average of US$125,000 a year.
- Apple makes US$300,000 per minute.
- If Apple didn’t hold US$181 billion overseas, it would owe US$59 billion in U.S. taxes.
- In 2015, Apple Inc. was worth more than Switzerland, Sweden or Nigeria.
- An iPhone includes about 0.0012 ounces of gold, 0.012 ounces of silver, and 0.000012 ounces of platinum, worth $1.52, $0.24, and $0.017 respectively.
- If you had bought an iPhone in 1991, part by part, it would have cost you US$3.56 million.
- Apple’s iPhone utilizes US$0.25 worth of electricity per year if it’s fully charged once a day.
- Apple’s brand is worth US$118.9 billion. It is the world’s most valuable brand.
- Apple’s co-founder sold all his shares for $800. Today, they would have been worth US$35 billion.
Steve Jobs Facts:
- When Apple began designating the employee numbers, Steve Jobs got offended that Wozniak received #1 while he got #2. He believed he should be second to no one, so he took #0 instead.
- When the first prototype of Apple’s iPod was shown to Steve Jobs, he dropped it in an aquarium and used the air bubbles to prove there was space, and it could be made smaller.
- A rare Apple-1 computer that was built in Steve Jobs’ garage in the summer of 1976 was auctioned at a sale in 2014 for US$905,000.
- Steve Jobs used to withdraw just US$1 as his annual salary from Apple’s account as CEO.
- Every Apple iPhone ad displays the time as 9:41 AM, the time Steve Jobs unveiled it in 2007.
- When Steve Jobs blamed Bill Gates of stealing from the Apple, Gates said, “I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbor named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.”
Unknown Facts about Apple:
- Samsung produces Apple iPad’s Retina display.
- Apple could get Disney or Coca-Cola and pay in cash.
- Apple has more operating cash than the U.S. Treasury.
- The world’s most expensive iPhone 5 was worth US$15 million. It was made of 135 grams of 24-carat gold, and the chassis was inlaid with 600 white diamonds.
- Siri was supposed to be sold for Android and BlackBerry phones before Siri Inc. was bought by Apple back in April of 2010.
- If you use iTunes, you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.
- Apple has 475 retail stores in 17 countries, as of 2016.
- In Japan’s Apple Store, there was one fan who started waiting in line 7 months early for iPhone 6.
- Apple Is Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market.
- The creator of the iPod first offered the idea to Philips and RealNetworks, but they failed to see its potential.
- The battery of a MacBook could save you from a gunshot: it’s bulletproof.
These are the various interesting Apple Facts.
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