What do you think Steve Jobs' favourite Apple product was?

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  1. musika macrumors 65816

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    It's been reported that before the iPad event, he was quoted as saying 'This will be the most important thing I've ever done', and I believe that. I think the iPad was the culmination of his life's work of making a truly personal computer for everybody.

    What do you think his favourite product was?
     
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  3. musika thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Oh please.
     
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    If I were him, this would be the best thing. The best iMac design and the best all-in-one design ever created. Such a shame they don't sell Macs like this anymore. Now they just try and make them thinner.
     
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    I've got one of those, looking at it right now.

    It's really beautiful from an experimental aspect, but at the same time the latest iMacs really do seem like the right way to go. They're so much more obvious and precise, and while it's hard to say goodbye to the artsiness of the G4, I'm glad they evolved it to its bare essentials as the tech got better.
     
  6. Quu macrumors 68020

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    Seen as he was a music lover I'm going to say the iPod.
     
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    this along with the g4 powerbook are probably the only ones i really want to own for their design.

    beautiful design. dosent neglect its ergonomic responsibility towards the user.

    was the first mac i tried mac os x on. it was painfully slow.
     
  9. roadbloc macrumors G3

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    I currently own both :p
     
  10. numlock macrumors 68000

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    lucky bastard. what specs?

    i check ebay for the powerbook regularly and its amazing how well it holds its value.

    the ipod shuffle clip is another one im particularly fond of.
     
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    I bet that half of the users on this forum don't even know what that is :(
     
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    Powerbook.------------^
    iMac.--------------------------------------------------------------------^




    Combined these two machines deal with my day to day stuff. Except gaming which I keep exclusively on my PC.
     
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    I would've said the original Macintosh, since that's what put him on cover of magazines.

    However, according to his biographer Isaacson:

     
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    I have read Steve removed the museum type area from Apple campus when he returned? Might just be a story.

    I think his favorites would be current products or ones he was giving feedback on while they tweaked them for release. I believe he loved working on the next great thing more than he contemplated on ranking the former ones.

    It might be hard choice too. It would be hard for me as simply a user.

    Mac in general is probably my favorite though. If I had to pick a specific one, I guess I could.
     
  15. rei101 macrumors 6502a

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    iPod, he changed the world with it. It was an answer to the problem of piracy and the one that gave Apple final global exposure. And it was fun to use.
     
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    The auto money counter.
     
  17. ratsg macrumors 6502

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    Easy.

    The NeXT Cube.

    Prior to his passing, I had seen several reports and quotes that he kept one in his office after NeXT took over Apple and Steve came back.
     
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    That wouldn't surprise me. He never seemed to want to look back; he was always looking forward (skating to where the puck was going to be). A museum enshrines the past. He focused on the future.
     
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    Alternate universe?
     

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