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Today in Apple history: iOS 7’s major redesign divides fans

September 18, 2013: iOS 7 makes its public debut with a radical redesign that divides the tech world. The biggest overhaul Apple’s mobile operating system has seen in years, iOS 7 ditches the

Today in Apple history: Apple gives users a way to delete U2’s spam album

September 15, 2014: Responding to its disastrous U2 album giveaway, Apple provides a tool for wiping all signs of Songs of Innocence from their iPhones. It comes after one of the strangest PR debacles

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs’ yacht launches — without Steve

October 28, 2012: More than a year after Steve Jobs’ death, the luxury yacht he commissioned is finally shown off for the first time, launched from a shipyard in North Holland. Called Venus, the

Today in Apple history: iPad sales overtake Macs

October 18, 2010: Just six months after the iPad debuts, Steve Jobs reveals that Apple’s tablet already outsells the mighty Macintosh computer. During the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, Jobs

Today in Apple history: iCloud takes our files and photos to the sky

October 12, 2011: Apple launches iCloud, a service that lets users automatically and wirelessly store content and push it to their various devices. iCloud’s arrival marks the end of Apple’s “digital

Today in Apple history: Apple’s sapphire dreams shatter

October 8, 2014: Apple says it is “surprised” after GT Advanced Technologies, the supplier rumored to be manufacturing ultra-strong sapphire glass displays for the new iPhone 6, says it will file for

Today in Apple history: iPhone 4s opens for Siri-ous preorders

October 7, 2011: Two days after the death of Steve Jobs, Apple opens preorders for its next-gen iPhone 4s. The last iPhone that Jobs worked on directly, the 4s boasts a speedier A5 chip, improved

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs dies at 56

October 5, 2011: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at the age of 56 in his home in Palo Alto, California. Jobs’ official cause of death is respiratory arrest arising from complications related to a

Today in Apple history: Siri debuts on iPhone 4s

October 4, 2011: With the unveiling of the new iPhone 4s, Apple introduces the world to Siri. A groundbreaking example of AI in action, Siri’s debut fulfills a long-term dream at Apple. The company

Today in Apple history: Apple’s own code spills details about iPhone 4s

October 1, 2011: Just days before it is to be publicly unveiled, the name of the iPhone 4s is revealed online. The latest iTunes beta inadvertently spills the beans on the new name. Along with the

Today in Apple history: iPhone 6 sells record 10 million units at launch

September 22, 2014: Apple notches a new sales record with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, selling a massive 10 million units in the first weekend the handsets go on sale. The eagerly anticipated phones

Today in Apple history: iPhone 6 is bigger and better than ever

September 19, 2014: The iPhone undergoes its biggest upgrade — both figuratively and literally — since the original, with the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. The iPhone 6 brings a

Today in Apple history: Apple stock smashes through $700 barrier

September 17, 2012: On the back of record iPhone 5 preorders of 2 million in 24 hours, Apple’s stock price hits a new all-time high. For the first time in history, AAPL breaks the $700 mark in

Today in Apple history: Apple denies Steve Jobs’ love of ninja stars

September 14, 2010: Security workers reportedly stop Steve Jobs at Japan’s Kansai International Airport. The reason? The Apple CEO supposedly tried to bring ninja throwing stars onto his private plane

Today in Apple history: iPhone 5 brings big changes, new EarPods

September 12, 2012: Apple introduces the iPhone 5, with a super-slim form factor that makes it the thinnest smartphone in the world. The new iPhone also brings impressive upgrades such as a greatly

Today in Apple history: Ping social network fails to strike a chord

September 1, 2010: Apple’s new music-focused social network, Ping, ships as part of iTunes 10. Apple says the service will let users discover new music and more easily follow their favorite artists.

Today in Apple history: App Store hits quarter-million apps for sale

August 30, 2010: Just two years after opening its virtual doors, the iOS App Store passes a key milestone: one-quarter of a million apps for sale. It’s a massive demonstration of success for a service

Today in Apple history: Unique Apple-1 computer sells for big money

August 25, 2016: An ultra-rare Apple-1 computer raises $815,000 in a charity auction, one of the highest prices ever paid for one of the machines. Bidding actually reaches $1.2 million in the

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

August 24, 2011: With his health worsening, a cancer-stricken Steve Jobs steps down from his role leading Apple. Tim Cook assumes the role of Apple’s seventh CEO. “I have always said if there ever

Today in Apple history: iPad takes to the skies with United Airlines

August 23, 2011: United Airlines says it will hand out 11,000 iPads for its pilots. It’s the largest rollout yet of Apple tablets as a replacement for the weighty flight bags previously carried by