Apple's Origin Was Not In Its Legendary Garage, It's 'bit of a myth,' Says Steve Wozniak
Apple's Legendary Garage Is 'Bit Of A Myth,' Says Co-Founder Steve WozniakReuters

There are several stories about the legendary evolution of Apple. One of the widely-circulated tales is about the origin of the world's most valuable brand in a garage, where young Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer. However, now the co-architect of the first Apple computer says that the garage is a "bit of a myth."

Wozniak recently revealed some interesting facts about the multi-billion-dollar company he founded with Jobs. "We did no designs there, no breadboarding, no prototyping, no planning of products. We did no manufacturing there. The garage didn't serve much purpose, except it was something for us to feel was our home," he said in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek,

Wozniak said that the garage never really had more than two people and nothing productive happened there.

Talking about the early days of Apple, Wozniak candidly spoke of how the company started off with a simple goal of bringing about a revolution to the world. He said that most of his work, including soldering things together, designing and drawings of the Apple I computer, was done in his cubicle at the Hewlett Packard office in Cupertino, California.

"That was an incredible time. It let me do a lot of side projects, and it was five years to the summer of '75, when I built the Apple computer, the first one."

The house where the iconic garage is located was built in 1952 and was voted unanimously as a historic resource by the Los Altos Historical Commission in 2013. Located in Silicon Valley - at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, it is currently occupied by Jobs' stepmom Marilyn Jobs and is listed as the Jobs Trust.

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