Steve Jobs - Chapter 34: Twenty-First-Century Macs Summary & Analysis

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After Jobs’ return to Apple and prior to the early 2000s, Apple had released some interesting examples of product design, such as the clamshell laptop. This did not always work out well however, as the Power Mac G4 cube sold poorly, regardless of the fact that its design was worthy enough to be housed at the New York Museum of Art.

After Apple killed the Mac clones, including Motorola’s clone, Jobs decided to distance Apple from Motorola and develop computers that would run on Intel chipsets rather than the Motorola-IBM PowerPC chipsets. Jobs succeeded, even impressing Bill Gates. However, not everything went well for Apple during this time. In the early 2000s, after Apple modified Jobs’ stock options by backdating them (by Jobs’ request), they came under fire by the SEC, as they had been cracking down on unfair stock practices...

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