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Steve Jobs, Creator of Apple, Dies at 56

Jobs was one of the great American innovators.

Steve Jobs, one of the founders of Apple, and its primary creative force, died today, Oct. 5, at age 56.

According to a story by Reuters, Jobs passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

In honor of Jobs and the many amazing inventions he brought into our homes, name your favorite from over the years and try and predict where he might have taken us next.

Denise Lockwood October 06, 2011 at 03:05 AM
I remember the Apple II, the IIe... but then ended up in PC world until I was jerked back into Mac world in the newsrooms I've been in. I have to say, I LOVE the Iphone, but my fiance... he's not a fan since I'm attached to the hip with that thing. Quite frankly, the publishing world loves Apple and I have to say the vision Jobs brought to this world is one of the many success stories we've had in innovation in the United States.
Rees Roberts October 06, 2011 at 06:06 PM
I had out-patient surgery yesterday so was pretty out of it when I came home. This morning I sat at my PC and opened up CNN like I do most mornings. I was not prepared to see that headline that Steve had past. You see this guy, who I never met, had changed my world. After I left WRJN as their chief engineer (of 10 years) I switched into the beginning computer industry. I started at a local Racine Apple store called "Colortron". Then evolved to the Medical College of Wisconsin and then Abbott Laboratories - - all supporting the Apple product line. I loved attending the Apple education series where we learned about those new fantastic products before being released. They really knew how to do that well. Being retired this household has a few PC's but we still have a MacBook and two iPhones. One iPhone for me and one for my wife. I actually spend more time with the iPhone than any of the other systems. Steve really changed the World. But at a personal level he made a huge difference in my life too. As in the Michael Jackson song, "Gone too Soon", Steve left us way too soon. He will be very missed by humanity.
Chris Larsen October 06, 2011 at 07:44 PM
I was never a fan of Mac's, loathe the Iphone (and At&T) but I would never be without my Ipod, and everyone that knows me already knows that a I-tunes giftcard is a perfect fit. Genus taken too soon.
Heather Asiyanbi October 06, 2011 at 09:17 PM
I can never go back to a PC - Macs are just too awesome. We're almost fully Mac here - iMac, iPod(s), iPad, MacBook, and an iPhone with probably more to come!
tiffany May 20, 2012 at 04:38 AM
U know he made one of the biggest impacts in the technology world with all of his cool and creative inventions i mean just think what the world would be like without those inventions so may he rest in peace and may all of his friends and family be blessed :)

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