The company soon introduced the Apple I for a ticket price of $666.66. They quickly earned $774,000 in sales. A year after launching their company, they launched the Apple II, seen here in 1977. The next few years would be turbulent for the young entreprenuer. Sales climbed 700 per cent to $139-million by 1980, when Apple Computer became a publicly traded company. But following models suffered from quality issues and consumers balked at the company's 1984 offering, the Macintosh. By 1985, Jobs resigned from the company.
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