Its hard to deny the influence and impact that Steve Jobs has had on modern culture. B. Reason to Listen: My name is Eduardo Salary and like many of you I too can’t live without technology and though my personal devices haven’t always been Apple products. More often than not if the device was using wasn’t an apple product it was inspired by an apple device. C. Thesis Statement: Today I will be talking about how Steve Jobs revolutionized the way the world uses and incorporates technology in their everyday lives and how it has impacted modern culture.
D. Credibility Statements: 1 . Like many of you, technology plays a very important role in my life and moieties don’t even realize how much of a role it plays UNTIL I look back and notice that I don’t sit at a computer desk anymore typing my papers, I just flip open my macro or how I don’t flip open my phone anymore to answer calls just slide my finger across my Phone screen 2. After doing extensive research into Steve Jobs contributions to the tech space I would like to share what I’ve learned with you. E. Preview of Main Points: 1.
First, I will describe Steve Jobs’ introduction of the Pod and how it revalidated Apple’s product line and made the digital music market what it is today. 2. Second, I will examine Jobs’ transition into the mobile phone market with the creation of the world’s first user-friendly smartened. The Phone. 3. And lastly, I will discuss Apple’s huge overhaul of the tablet and notebook industry with his invention of the first Pad. II. Steve Jobs revolutionized the way that people use and incorporate technology in their everyday lives. A. One way Jobs did this was with his introduction of the Pod.
A beautifully crafted, easy to use MPH player. 1 . “Digital Hub” – Although Jobs had first revolutionized the tech space in 1976 tit the introduction of the PC and that had served as the centerpiece for the digital revolution. By 2001 experts were predicting that the PC or personal computer’s central role would soon be over. A. It was then that Jobs came up with an idea that would change the tech industry. Instead of letting the PC get pushed aside he instead stated that the personal computer would now serve as a “digital hub” that coordinated a bunch of devices from music players to video cameras. B.
The PC’s new purpose would now be to link and sync with all your devices and this is where you’d manage all your music, strictures and other digital content. With the PC repressed the Pod was now ready to be introduced. 2. Replacing The Walkway – Sony had beat Apple to the punch a long time ago in regards to music players with the invention of the Walkway but it was Jobs introduction of the Pod in 2001 that changed the way the everyone now buys and listens to music. A. It wasn’t until Apple’s Pod and Tunes music store took off that recording company’s started to embrace distribution of digital music as a business model worth investing in. . Today ass of millions of Pods have been sold worldwide and more than 20 lion songs have been downloaded according to Business Insider. Transition: But with the Mac now repressed and Pod sales sky-rocketing Jobs worried that there was one product that could do away with the Pod and that was the cellophane. B. This would eventually lead to Jobs’ revolutionized the mobile phone industry with the creation of the first ever user friendly smartened, the Phone. 1. The Growing Industry – In the book Steve Jobs written by Walter Occasions, board member Art Elevation recalled that Jobs was always obsessing over what could mess Apple up.
According to Jobs “The device that could eat their lunch was the cellophane. ” a. Camera sales had already begun declining since the addition of camera’s to cellular phones and Jobs knew the same thing could happen to the Pod if cell phones added a music feature to the device. B. In response to this Apple partnered with Motorola to create a sibling to the already popular Motorola RAZZ, the phone was called the ROOK. Unfortunately with the 100 song limit and not so skinny build the ROOK didn’t have the expansive music library that the Pod had and lacked the beauty and sleekness of the Motorola Razz.
Jobs hated it. . Not the first- Other companies had made smartness, Apple wasn’t the first but Apple built a better device and that’s what changed the industry. Choosing to do it on his own Jobs acquired a few companies already building touch screens and multi touch systems and began to work on his phone. A. Same features, New phone – Jobs felt by integrating applications, contacts, email, calendars and music all in one but making the whole device more user friendly he could appeal to a desire cellophane consumers had longed for. 3.
The Statistics – Apple introduced the Phone in 2007, according to Forbes Magazine, today Apple has sold over 100 million Phones. Transition: What many don’t know is that to build the Phone Jobs drew several resources and ideas from a secret project he had already been working on. The Pad. C. Jobs sought to do away with the notebook market by replacing it with a product he felt was better and more useful, a tablet thin and light enough to replace notebooks and even some laptops. By creating the Pad he did just that. 1. By 2009, tablets had already came and went.
Taken over by the notebook craze of mini more portable laptops Microsoft and partners HP and Vivisection had offered major losses. 2. By the end of 201 0 Apple owned 75% of the PC Tablet market according to an article titled “Taking The Tablets” published by the Economist. 3. The Pad hit the PC tablet market so hard that HP, a rival company having just released its Touched tablet announced its abandoning the product and market of tablets all together. Transition: Jobs’ desire to produce powerful, mass-market, commercially successful products that change the world once again had came to fruition. Ill. Conclusion: A.
Review of Main Points: 1. In conclusion, Steve Jobs introduction of the first Apple computer in 1976 De his company on a path of innovation that would build for years to come. 2. Apple’s rapid growth in addition to Jobs’ pursuit to innovate eventually led to a cultural overhaul that would rapidly grow the music industry, the cellophane industry and the computer industry with products like the Pod, Phone and Pad. 3. Following Steve Jobs death in October 5, 201 1 . The torch Was passed on to CEO Tim Cook in the hopes that he would carry on Apple’s legacy and continue to innovate and redesign apple’s ever growing roster of products.