Planned obsolescence is illegal in France; it is a crime to intentionally shorten the lifespan of a product with the aim of making customers replace it. In early 2018, French authorities used this law to investigate reports that Apple deliberately slowed down older iPhones via software updates.
As apples ripen, they release ethylene, a hormone that is a ripening agent. Over-ripened apples release the hormone in high amounts, causing other apples stored nearby to ripen faster and rot sooner. So, it’s true that one bad apple can ruin the whole bunch.
‘Steve Jobs’ is the name of an Italian clothing company created by two brothers in 2012 when they realized that Apple never trademarked Jobs’ name.
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A programmer at Apple kept working for three months after his project was canceled, simply because he thought the work was interesting and wanted to finish. Apple employees helped his cause by sneaking him into the building, and the project (a graphing calculator) was successfully released.
Apples aren’t “true to seed,” meaning when you plant an apple seed, it won’t grow into the same variety of apple as the one it came from.
When the first prototype of Apple’s iPod was shown to Steve Jobs, he dropped it in an aquarium and used the air bubbles to prove there was empty space and it could be made smaller.
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When Apple began designating employee numbers, Steve Jobs was offended that Wozniak received #1 while he got #2. He believed he should be second to no one, so he took #0 instead.
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An officially recommended solution to a common problem with the Apple 3 was to “lift the computer two inches and drop it”.
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An apple a day can improve women’s sex lives.
There is a bottled water company in Australia which extracts 100% of its water from fruits – by pressing apples and oranges and then separating the juice from the H2O.