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Today in Apple history: NeXT customers get early taste of OS X

September 18, 1989: Steve Jobs’ company NeXT Inc. ships version 1.0 of NeXTStep, its object-oriented, multitasking operating system. Incredibly advanced for its time, NeXTStep is described by The New

Today in Apple history: Apple chooses Intel over PowerPC

June 6, 2005: Steve Jobs reveals that Apple is switching the Mac from PowerPC processors to Intel. Speaking at that year’s WWDC, Jobs’ revelation reminds us that he is a CEO who can get things done.