Apple has come a long way since the company was formed in 1976. Here are some key dates in its long innovative history.
Apple Computer is formed on April Fools' Day by Ronald Wayne, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.
In the garage of the parents of Steve Jobs in Mountain View, California, Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer.
The Macintosh computer goes on sale.
Apple introduces the Newton, a hand-held, pen-based computer.
Apple unveils the iMac, a two-tone coloured computer and monitor.
The first iPod goes on sale.
Apple launches the iTunes music store selling one million songs in the first week.
Apple expands the iPod line with the tiny Nano and an iPod that can play video.
Apple releases its first smartphone, the iPhone.
Apple sells 15 million iPads, its newest gadget, in nine months.
Launch of the iPhone5.