From Apple I to iPad2: tracking Apple's growth with Steve Jobs

Flashback of important landmarks in Apple's history under leadership of Silicon Valley legend
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Steve Jobs, who transformed the worlds of personal computing, music and mobile phones, died on Wednesday at the age of 56 after a years-long battle with pancreatic cancer\nClick on to walk down memory lane and watch the growth of Jobs and his company: (AFP/Getty Images)
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The NeXT senior staff poses for a photograph October 12, 1988 in San Francisco, CA. Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computers, left the company after a power struggle with John Sculley to create NeXT corporation (Photo by Liaison)
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This 06 May 1998 file photo shows Apple Computer (then) interim CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs posing with Apple Computer's new iMac during a media event. The iMac was released at midnight 15 August for the public to purchase and is the largest campaign since the introduction of the original Macintosh back in 1984 (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer Interim CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs speaks at a press conference in Cupertino, California. Jobs announced plans to shake the company out of the financial doldrums (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer interim CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs introduces the new Power Mac G4 computer (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs demonstrates the DVD drive in the new Apple G4 Cube during the keynote speech at the Macworld Conference 19 July, 2000 in New York City. Jobs introduced several new products including new iMacs, new dual-processsor G4s, a new mouse, new keyboard and new software (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs compares the weight of the all new iBook notebook computer weighing just 4.9 pounds (L) and a Dell computer notebook during a Apple Media event in Cupertino, California 01 May 2001 (AFP/Getty Images)
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Steve Jobs announces that he will join the Board of Directors of the new partnership company of Apple and the computer giant, Microsoft (AFP/Getty Images)
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Steve Jobs introduces new colours to the popular iMacs (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs introduces the all-new flat-panel iMac computer during his keynote speech at the MacWorld Expo 07 January 2002 in San Francisco, California. "Today, we say goodbye to the old iMac,' Apple CEO Steve Jobs told a packed auditorium of cheering admirers. 'And we introduce a new iMac, completely redesigned from the ground up' (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs stands in the new Apple store July 17, 2002 in the SoHo neighbourhood of New York City (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs (R) stands with singer Sarah McLachlan after he delivered a keynote address October 16, 2003 in San Francisco (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs (R) and musician John Mayer show a new mini iPod at Macworld January 6, 2004 in San Francisco. Jobs announced several new products including the new iLife 4 software and the Mini iPod (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the new iPod cell phone, made by Motorola, and the new iPod nano, which is thinner than a No. 2 pencil September 7, 2005 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The iTunes enabled cell phone was able to hold up to 100 songs and the iPod nano will come in a 2GB model, holding up to 500 songs, and a 4GB model, holding up to 1000 songs (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up a new iPod Shuffle as he delivers a keynote address during an Apple media event September 12, 2006 in San Francisco. Jobs announced new iPods and video downloads from iTunes as well as a sneak peek at a device tenatively called iTV which allows you to channel iTunes to your television and is expected out in early 2007 (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPhone that was introduced at Macworld on January 9, 2007 in San Francisco, California. During the keynote Jobs introduced the new iPhone which combined a mobile phone, a widescreen iPod with touch controls and a internet communications device with the ability to use email, web browsing, maps and searching. The iPhone will start shipping in the US in June 2007 (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs smiles as he shows off the new Macbook Air an ultra portable laptop during his keynote speech at the MacWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, California, 15 January 2008 (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the new iPhone 3G as he delivers the keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Web Developers Conference June 9, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Jobs kicked off the 2008 WWDC conference with a keynote where he announced an upgraded version of the popular iPhone called the iPhone 3G (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the new iPod Nano during a special event September 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California.Jobs announced a new version of iTunes, new pricing for iPod Touch music players and a new version of the iPod Nano with video capabilities (Getty Images)
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Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs announces the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Apple introduced its latest creation, the iPad, a mobile tablet browsing device that is a cross between the iPhone and a MacBook laptop (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple chief executive Steve Jobs introduces the iPhone 4 during the keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on June 7, 2010. Jobs showed off the next-generation iPhone that features the ability to shoot and edit high-definition quality video and a crisp higher-resolution screen (AFP/Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks about the new case protector during an Apple Special event to unveil the new iPad 2 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Apple unveiled the iPad 2 as the successor to its popular tablet, the iPad (Getty Images)
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces Apple's next generation computer operating system Mac OS X Lion, the mobile operating system iOS 5, and the internet storage service iCloud during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 6, 2011 in California (AFP/Getty Images)