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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.
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Steve Jobs biopic will be shot in original Los Altos garage

Steve Jobs biopic will be shot in original Los Altos garage

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- Scenes from Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs film will be shot in the actual Los Altos, Calif., house where Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple, producers said.
Rare Mac for auction: $99,995.00

Rare Mac for auction: $99,995.00

OTTAWA, April 12 (UPI) -- A Canadian seller has put what he says is an extremely rare prototype of the first Apple Macintosh up for auction, with an opening bid of $99,995.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 1, 2012
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 16,, 2012.
By United Press International
Wozniak says nice things about Android

Wozniak says nice things about Android

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has riled the U.S. company's faithful fans by suggesting Android phones have some advantages over the iPhone.
Apple, California, set Jobs memorials Sunday

Apple, California, set Jobs memorials Sunday

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The company Steve Jobs founded and the state of California said they will honor the technology icon Sunday, which was declared "Steve Jobs Day."
Wozniak, Apple co-founder, waits in line

Wozniak, Apple co-founder, waits in line

LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The co-founder of Apple Inc., Steve Wozniak, knew where he wanted to be this week, waiting in line at an Apple store in California to buy an iPhone 4S.
TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TNT says it will pay tribute to the late Apple founder Steve Jobs by re-airing the TV movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley."
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, hailed as a "visionary and creative genius" by colleagues, has died, the U.S. firm said Wednesday on its Web site. He was 56.
Wozniak says odds favor Android

Wozniak says odds favor Android

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Steve Wozniak, co-founder of U.S. high-tech giant Apple said Android-based phones would someday beat Apple's iOS phones in the smartphone market.

Original Apple 1 computer to be auctioned

LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- An original Apple 1 computer, hand-made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in Jobs' parents' garage, could bring $240,000 when it goes on auction, experts say.

Man says he's caught 1,000 species of fish

LONDON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Anglers are often chided about "the one that got away," but a British man's claim is really fishy.
Apple co-founder blames Toyota's software

Apple co-founder blames Toyota's software

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. businessman Steve Wozniak, a co-founder of Apple, said Toyota Motor Co.'s problem with sticking gas pedals was related to software, not gas pedals.
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Steve Wozniak, one of the founders of Apple Computer, answers at Macworld in San Francisco on January 9, 2007. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
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Stephen Gary "Woz" Wozniak (born August 11, 1950) is an American computer engineer and programmer who founded Apple Computer, Co. (now Apple Inc.) with co-founder, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne. His inventions and machines are credited with contributing significantly to the personal computer revolution of the 1970s. Wozniak created the Apple I and Apple II computers in the mid-1970s.

Wozniak has several nicknames, including "The Woz", "Wonderful Wizard of Woz" and "iWoz" (a reference to the ubiquitous naming scheme for Apple products). "WoZ" (short for "Wheels of Zeus") is also the name of a company Wozniak founded. He is sometimes known as the "Other Steve" of Apple Computer, the better known Steve being co-founder Steve Jobs. He is of mostly Polish ancestry.

In 1970, Wozniak became friends with Steve Jobs, when Jobs worked for the summer at a company where Wozniak was working on a mainframe computer. According to Wozniak's autobiography, iWoz, Jobs had the idea to sell the computer as a fully assembled printed circuit board. Wozniak, at first skeptical, was later convinced by Jobs that even if they were not successful they could at least say to their grandkids they had had their own company. Together they sold some of their possessions (such as Wozniak's HP scientific calculator and Jobs's Volkswagen van), raised USD $1,300, and assembled the first prototypes in Jobs's bedroom and later (when there was no space left) in Jobs's garage. Wozniak's apartment in San Jose was filled with monitors, electronic devices, and some computer games Wozniak had developed, similar to SuperPong but with voice overs to the blips on the screen. Wozniak carried electronic devices with him often, and would entertain party goers with novel devices.

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