A book by Owen Linzmayer
ist for MacAddict
), this tome
tells the story of Apple Computer
starting with its inception by the two Steves
and ending with Jobs
' return and the turnaround of the company. It covers every product
, every corporate fight
, and every stupid
) mistake without being judgement
al or sensational
. At the same time, it doesn't deify Apple
(or some subset thereof), but gives just the facts
At the end of every chapter is a timeline showing the progression of events described therein. It also includes a complete timeline of the Macintosh, showing the introduction date of every model including the "Blue & White" G3 minitower.
Of particular interest is the rise and fall of John Scully and his Newton, the first PDA - remember that? In any case, if you only get one book about Apple, get this one.
Confidence Index: 5