Apple’s problems in the 90s were twofold: Its operating system was outdated and its products were expensive and uninspiring.
Apple turned around when Steve Jobs changed the company’s message and took some chances with the design.
Why did Apple computers have difficulty in the early 1980s?
Apple Computers had difficulty in the early 1980’s because a competitor company called IBM introduced its first personal computer which proved to be very popular. After Jobs left Apple, he started his own company, called NeXT Software. Then, in 1986, he bought Pixar Animation Studios.
Why did Steve Jobs call it Apple?
It was named during one of his fruitarian diets, Walter Isaacson’s new biography of Jobs reveals. On the naming of Apple, he said he was “on one of my fruitarian diets.” He said he had just come back from an apple farm, and thought the name sounded “fun, spirited and not intimidating.”
When did Apple get big?
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1977, introducing first the Apple I and then the Apple II. Apple went public in 1980, but Jobs was later ousted by the company’s board of directors – only to triumphantly return several years later.
Will Apple fail in the future?
Yes, everything will at sometime fail and die. Companies fail when they no longer make products that they can sell and they run out of money. However, Apple is very far from that. They’re still making products that people want to buy.