Steve Jobs

Heather Connelly


Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California on February 24, 1955. He was given up for adoption by Joanne Schieble and John Jandali. When he was younger, Steve and his adoptive father, Paul, worked on electronics in the garage. His father showed him how to take apart and put the electronics back together. He was very intelligent and good thinker. He did so well on his tests, and he was offered to go into high school right away, but his parents declined that offer. He went to high school at Homestead High School, where he met his future partner/ friend Steve Wozniak. They both had the common interests of electronics and computer design. With his friend, they founded the famous company Apple. He invented many inventions that are used in everyday life today. At the age of 56, he passed away from a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Importance of Apple

Steve Jobs' most known as the co-founder of the famous company, Apple. Apple has made many new inventions and has helped in improving technology. Apple is known for their famous products, the iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Mac computers. According to, "Apple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone, and iPad, are now seen as dictating the evolution of modern technology." The company Apple is one of the best known companies to make computers and electronic gadgets.

What Apple Products Are Used For

Apple products are very useful in everyday life. You can use the products for almost anything. You can buy music from the iTunes store, download apps and games, and take photos/videos. It also helps with relationships. With the app Facetime, you can connect with family members/ friends from all over the world. The products are useful for meeting new people, and reconnecting with old friends through social media. It is also very handy because you can take the products everywhere you go. The products are also very useful. You can download apps like compass, calculator, health apps, social networking, games, and books. You can use these apps on the go without having to do it all on the computer like we had to do before Apple was created.

Works Cited

"Steve Jobs." A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 09 Apr. 2016. <>.

"Steve Jobs." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 09 Apr. 2016. <>.