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Steve Jobs would have been 60 years old on February 24. Here he is with Steve Wozniak in Jobs’ parents’ garage in 1976.
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1978. Childhood friends, they formed Apple in 1976.
Jobs with the new ‘Macintosh’ personal computer in January 1984, when he was chairman of the board of Apple Computer.
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and John Sculley, president and CEO of Apple computer, unveil the new Apple IIc computer in San Francisco in April 1984.
Jobs unveils the NeXT computer in 1988 after being forced out of Apple. He later said: “Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life."
Jobs returned to Apple in February 1997 after it bought NeXT for $427 million (£277 million). Here he is speaking at the MacWorld trade show in January 1997.
Jobs in 1999 with the Apple iBook, a portable laptop aimed at consumers priced $1,599 (£1,000).
Showing off the inside of the Power Macintosh G4 Cube at the MacWorld Expo in 2000. The cube-shaped computer was just seven-inches wide.
The original iPod, with its distinctive click wheel, was released in 2001. It changed the music industry forever.
In 2004 Apple released the iPod Mini, a smaller, more portable, music player. It was superseded in 2005 by the iPod Nano.
Jobs addressing students at Stamford University in 2005. “You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future,” he said.
The first phone with iTunes wasn’t the iPhone, it was the Motorola Rokr E1, unveiled in September 2005.
Rumours that Apple was working on a phone were confirmed with the launch of the first iPhone in January 2007. Ahead of the unveiling, he showed off a fake phone – combining an iPod with a rotary dial.
The phone that changed it all. Steve Jobs with the first iPhone in 2007.
The MacBook Air was unveiled in 2008. This ultra-thin laptop was the thinnest portable computer in the world at the time.
Jobs speaking in San Francisco in September 2008 addressing reports of ill health.
In January 2009 Jobs revealed in an internal Apple memo that he was taking a leave of absence from Apple until the end of June. During that period he had a liver transplant.
Jobs in January 2010, unveiling the first iPad - the device that kick-started the tablet revolution.
Making a Facetime video call to designer Jony Ive on the new iPhone 4 at the Apple World Wide Developers Conference in June 2010.
Jobs made a surprise appearance in March 2011 at the launch of the iPad 2.
Jobs died on October 5, 2011. In a statement Apple said: “Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”
One of the thousands of tributes to Jobs from fans and admirers. This one was left outside the Apple Store in Boston.