Apple is best known for building hip, sleek hardware and intuitive, user-friendly software and then restricting that software for use only on Apple hardware. Led by CEO Steve Jobs, Apple started with Mac PCs, turned the iPod line of digital music players and the iTunes digital music store into cash cows, and then created frenzies of demand with the iPhone and iPad lines. Slowly but surely, more Apple devices are finding their way into business environments.


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