Apple products and flowers are seen on a makeshift shrine following the death of Steve Jobs. He died died after losing a long battle with pancreatic cancer last night (October 5).
Steven Paul Jobs, is pictured here in 1985, handing over a Apple Macintosh Computer to director of a German museum Otto Mayr. The snap was taken in Frankfurt.
In 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne and engineer A.C. “Mike” Markkula Jr. founded Apple. This snap’s taken in 2001 when the company introduced the original iPod.
President Obama led the tributes saying: “Steve was among the greatest of American innovators — brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.”
In 1985 parted ways with Apple after a series of disagreements and went onto start the NeXT Computer company. This picture was taken in 1991 at the NeXT facility in Redwood City, California.
In 1996 Jobs re-joined Apple, after spending the last decade buying up Pixar and becoming a huge shareholder in Disney. This picture is taken in 2005, as the new iPod Nano is announced in San Francisco.
Nicki Minaj paid tribute on her Twitter, she wrote: “An innovator. Contributed so much to this generation & beyond. RIP Steve Jobs.”
Coldplay wrote: “Just learned the terrible news of Steve Jobs’ passing. What an incredible, inspiring life. Changed the world in so many ways. RiP Steve.”
Pharrell Williams referred to Jobs as: “our modern day Leonardo da Vinci” on Twitter. Blink 182 wrote: “RIP Steve Jobs. Thanks for everything that you have done for the music business and the world.”
This photo was taken in 2007 as he demonstrates the new iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference Expo in San Francisco.
A snap of Apple fan, Molly, writing a message on the window of the Apple Store in Santa Monica, California yesterday (October 5th).
Kylie Minogue wrote: “From my Mac to all Lovers…..RIP Steve Jobs.”
In a statement, Apple said: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”