Tech stocks haven't come close to matching the record of Apple: Shares are up 3,000 percent; market cap, up 6,000 percent. Here's a look at what makes it the leader among tech stocks.
There is a long history of innovation in America's relatively short existence; from lone inventors experimenting in garages to collaborating and competing with international scientists. Many of the following 13 inventions have become fixtures in daily life.
Apple had announced at its launch that the iPhone 4 would come in black and white models, then kept delaying the release of the white iPhone 4, a rare misfire in its recent history of smooth product rollouts.
First Apple computer started a tech revolution. And now, for a couple hundred thousand bucks, you can get your hands on the Apple-I.