10 Interesting Apple facts

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You all know about iPhones, iPads, iPods, Macs and more, but did you know that Apple once also built a games console, like this there are many things about Apple.

10 Pippin

Apple made a games console but it sucked.

It was called the Pippin, and was launched in 1995 for a $600, but only 100,000 were manufactured and reportedly less than half of those sold.

9 Upside-down Apple

For many years, Apple's laptops had the glowing Apple logo upside down while in use, but the logo was flipped in the 1990s, apparently so that it would look better in Hollywood movies (some filmmakers would even put Apple stickers on the laptops to make the logo appear the right way up).

8 More security: Apple has a team of carpenters ready to build walls around employee's desks

Apple employees often know when a team is working on something new, because a team of carpenters moves into the office and builds walls around their desk.

7 The iPhone's codename was M68: it was really secret

The iPhone's codename was M68, and from the time work started in 2004 to the time it launched, that was all it was known as inside Apple.

6 The $3m iPhone

If you went back in time to 1991 and tried to buy all the parts that make up an iPhone, it would cost you more than $3m (about £1.9m). The RAM alone would cost you $1.44m.

5 It was nearly the Philips iPod

The creator of the iPod, Tony Fadell, offered the device to Philips and Real Networks first. They both turned it down, claiming they couldn't really see a future in it.

4 The time on iPhone photos is the time it was announced

If you look at the iPhone photographs in Apple adverts the time is always set to 9:41. This is the time Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone.

3 Apple has twice as much cash as the US Treasury

Apple has twice as much operating cash as the US Treasury.

2 Apple has more than 92,000 employees

Tim Cook has approximately 92,600 people working for him. And the number is growing rapidly: Apple has doubled in size in the last four years, and only had 14,000 employees before the launch of the iPhone.

1 No Smoking near Apple computers: it invalidates your warranty

Did you know that smoking near Apple computers invalidates your warranty - even if you have AppleCare?

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