Childhood His parents were not registered in the marriage students: Syrian-born Abdulfattah Candan and Joan Shibli. Joan as relatives objected to their relationship, as is dying father and threatened to completely deny her inheritance, she had to leave to give birth to a private doctor in San Francisco, and then give the child up for adoption.  The boy was adopted by Paul Jobs and American Armenian  Clara Jobs, nee Agopyan
Reed College In the summer of 1972, after graduating from high school, Steve Jobs left his parents' home with his girlfriend, Chris Ann Brennan lived in a hut in the mountains above Los Altes, despite the objections of the parents.  In the same year he went to Reed College in Portland (Oregon). It was a liberal arts university, one of the most expensive in America, and their parents, many years, relegated every cent on education son, it was hard to pay for his education. But Steve did not want to learn anywhere else, and most of the parent savings was spent on his training in Ried
Apple Computer When Jobs returned from Oregon with the "United Farm» (All- One Farm) Friedland. Steve there pruned apple trees and even sat on the apple diet, becoming frutariantsem and decided that it is now cleared, and it is enough to wash no more than once a week. Along the way they picked a name for the future of the company, because the next morning already had to apply for its registration. Jobs offered «Apple Computer»: The Company was incorporated on 1 April 1976.
Crisis and dismissal After a while he stopped going to work and found that his absence no one notices. So Jobs lasted five months on the formal post of chairman of the board of directors, with no real authority, and then resigned from Apple and that same year founded NeXT Inc.
Pixar and Disney Reached an agreement to purchase 70% of Jobs units, and management remained behind Ketmallom and Smith. Jobs to the purchase cost of $ 10 million, 5 of which were allocated to the new company as capital
Luxo Jr. suddenly the creators took it first, and then was nominated for "Oscar".
Return to Apple December 20 Jobs returned to the company he founded, and was presented to the staff of Apple as "adviser to the chairman." The company was immediately felt by the movement: the production was reduced, followed by a series of personnel changes and rearrangements. It became clear that Jobs will try to return Apple itself, though he called himself a "consultant" and strongly denies any claim to power, referring to employment in the Pixar and the need to devote more time to family. In September, Jobs was formally named interim CEO and de facto head of Apple. In March 1998, Jobs went on tough measures to revive the company. He closed a number of projects, such as Newton, Cyberdog, and OpenDoc
iMac iMac became the fastest-selling computer in history Apple. About a third of sales occurred in those who had never bought a computer - so again Jobs managed to create a product, "which does not inspire people to fear". The success of the iMac G3 helped popularize among manufacturers of USB interface peripherals, as evidenced by the fact that many early USB-devices were made of translucent plastic to match the design of a new computer from Apple.
iPod The first generation iPod was released October 23, Jobs has turned the advertising company iMac, calculating correctly that iPod sales to spur demand for computers. The advertising campaign was not built on the functional benefits of the player, they are for this was too obvious. iPod accessory is positioned as a cult and really gained that status: more than one hundred thousand players were sold before the end of 2001, and for 10 years has been sold more than 300 million devices. In 2005, a notable trend in American public life was to discuss the contents of the iPod public figures, up to U.S. President.
iPhone The phone was released in January 2007 on the traditional exhibition Macworld Expo. Isaacson is inclined to consider this presentation in a career best of Steve Jobs . According to polls, six in 10 Americans knew its release June 29, Time magazine announced its invention, the In subsequent versions have added new features, including voice control, and virtual assistant Siri.
iPad Presentation of the iPad 2 was held March 2, 2011 . It Steve Jobs called competitors who managed to produce analogs iPad, «imitators" and declared 2011 the "year of iPad 2" . Jobs special pride in this presentation was developed with the participation of its removable cover on the magnets, designed in conjunction with the tablet. Another important theme of his speech was a refutation prevailing opinion that the iPad - the device is not so much for the building, but for consumption. To adjust the image of the product, Jobs took a significant part of the presentation to showcase some of the most creative applications - iMovie and GarageBand
Public activities Steve Jobs demonstrates the iPhone 4 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Silicon Valley, June 23, 2010
Death Steve Jobs died at around 3 pm October 5, 2011 at his home in California due to complications that led to respiratory arrest . He died surrounded by family: his wife, children and sister . According to Dr. Ramzi Amir, his initial choice of alternative treatment "led to unnecessarily early death" . Apple and Microsoft lowered the flags in their headquarters and campuses  . Bob Iger ordered from 6 to 12 October dip the flag in all objects of Disney, including Disney World and Disneyland.