The world belongs to two kinds of people: one who purposely takes mirror selfies with their dazzling iPhones to uh, flaunt of course. And other who just craves to grab one. Whichever category you belong to, nothing beats the desire to own an Apple.
In this post, the team of Funniest Indian brings for you 15 Interesting facts about Apple which you probably didn’t know.
1- Apple refuses to repair your computer in the warranty period if you’ve smoked around it.
So be careful with your cigarette and anything else you are smoking up.
2- Apple sold 411,000 iPhone’s everyday in 2013
3- The “slide to unlock” feature is an exclusive property of Apple
Well, Apple owns the patent for it and recently sued Samsung for infringement of Intellectual rights.
4- The code name for iPod and iPhone
The code name for iPod was Duclimer and that for iPhone was “M68.”
5- Apple once had more cash than US Treasury:
In 2011 Apple boasted cash reserves of $75.88 billion, while Washington was then running with an operating balance of $73.77 billion.
That’s some remarkable achievement!
6- Jonathan Ive has worn the same T-shirt in every Apple product intro video since 2000:
They come in those lovely dad-shades of earth tones and seem to work quite well for the chief designer officer.
7- The original Apple 1 computer sold for $666.66:
The first apple 1 computer was sold for $666.66. What;s more interesting, Steve Wozniak chose the price simply because “it was an easier way to type.”
8- Employees at Apple headquarters in Cupertino earn an average of US $125,000 a year
9- The very first image shown on the Macintosh
Disney character Scrooge McDuck was the first one to feature on a Macintosh screen. The thing was sitting on top of a huge pile of money bags, blithely playing his fiddle, with a big grin on his beak, to be exact.
10- Steve Jobs eliminated all corporate charity programs in 1997:
Though Jobs may have donated anonymously over the years, there was “no public record of him giving money to charity.”
11- Apple records everything you say to Siri
Everything you say to Siri is sent to Apple, analyzed, and stored for up to two years. So maybe ease up on the swearing, proposing and else you know, right?
12- Apple’s iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer
13- Apple’s original logo featured Isaac Newton
But they later changed it to a half-bitten apple.
14- Apple iPad’s retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung