Over the past 30 years, many great things came out of Cupertino and most of them were introduced with fanfare by Steve Jobs. But which announcements were the most important? Which ones shook the world?
I did my research and created a video showing Apple’s Top 10 keynote announcements in all their glory. I couldn’t decide which one was more important, so I’ve listed them in chronological order.
Historic keynote in which Steve Jobs introduced the iTunes Music Store, changing forever the way people get their music.
When Steve Jobs announced the iTunes Music Store, the shift to digital music was already started. But no existing solutions were compelling enough for users to drop their music CDs in favor of mp3s. It was a complex world of Digital Right Management and small online music portfolios. It sucked. Read More
During this interesting interview at All Things D3, Steve Jobs unveiled the new podcasting feature in the upcoming iTunes 4.9 and provided interesting insights about Pixar.
Steve also dismissed to notion of having videos capability on the iPod, less than five month later, Apple would introduce the iPod with video :) He would also be pressed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher to talk about Apple’s plan for a phone, to which he wouldn’t bulge. Luckily, Apple was at the time working on an iPhone but Steve wasn’t the one to leak information so easily. Read More