About AppleApple Inc. is an American international corporation headquartered in California. This company develops, designs and sells various consumer electronics, personal computers and computer software. Its most noticeable products include iPhone Smartphone, iPod player, iPad computer, iOS and OS X operating systems, Safari and iTunes browsers, iLife and iWork production suites. As for the summer 2012 Apple net worth was estimated at $624 billion, making it the most valuable company in the world. Before Apple there were only four companies worth over $500 billion (ExxonMobil, Microsoft, Cosco and general Electric), and none of them are valued above this point now. According to various polls Apple was the most admired company in the world from 2008 to 2012.
Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak established the company in 1976. The first product of the company was a computer kit Apple I, hand-built by S. Wozniak. Its market price adjusted for the inflation today would be a little over $2.