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The Insanely Great Visual History Of Apple [Infographic]

The Insanely Great Apple History

I am sure the countless infographics created about Apple can become an annoyance in the long run if the information presented in them is constantly the same. However, Apple is one of those companies that pretty much generates new numbers each and every day, and one day is never the same as the next. I don’t think anyone doubts that Apple has become a synonym for a dot com success no matter how you look at it.

I have always found it funny that people get so “involved” as soon as you start talking about a comparison between Microsoft and Apple. The standard reply you always get is, “Well, Microsoft is a software company and Apple is all about hardware so you can’t compare them!” Well, I rather follow Steve Jobs‘ own description that he made in the infamous sit-down interview with Bill Gates when he said, “Apple views itself as a software company.

As we all know, Apple’s products come in a beautiful packaging, but to them it is all software. So, the point I want to make with all this is that it’s kind of funny how people keep making infographics about their hardware when the reason for their success is really their software such as OSX, iOS and all the other software they have developed. To encapsulate all of their gadgets, you kind of have to show their outer shell to express their history in a way, I do understand that much.

So to visualize the history of Apple in a sane way, you have to show their hardware timeline, and that is exactly what the guys over at PopChartLabs have done with their new infographic poster called The Insanely Great History Of Apple. It’s an orgy of gadgets that Apple has been rolling out through the years, and it is not only visually impressive, but it’s also easy to follow. Each hardware timeline is highlighted by a certain color, and I think every product Apple ever officially sold is on this badboy. To summarize this article, I think it’s funny that we keep showing Apple’s awesome history by the hardware they market even though they have always been a software company.

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The Insanely Great History Of Apple

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Author: Richard Darell

 

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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