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Re: Wozniak gets Google Android phone

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____/ RonB on Monday 21 Nov 2011 22:15 : \____

> On Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:04:07 -0500, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>> RonB wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>>> ~~
>>> Apple co-founder gets Google Android phone
>>> Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, has accepted a new
>>> Samsung Galaxy Nexus from rival manufacturer Google.
>>> Wozniak, who has previously expressed his admiration for the Google
>>> Android operating system, was given a Samsung Galaxy Nexus device when
>>> he visited the search giant's campus. He had previously said on Twitter
>>> that he was thinking about getting one, which is the first phone to run
>>> Google's Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. ~~
>>> http://tinyurl.com/7lthj7s
>>> Obviously Wozniak didn't share Jobs' hatred of Android.
>> Woz was the engineer, Steve was the marketer.
> I know. And the dishonest Jobs took advantage of Wozniak from the start.
> ~~
> Jobs returned to Atari and was assigned to create a circuit board for the
> game Breakout. According to Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell, Atari offered
> $100 for each chip that was eliminated in the machine. Jobs had little
> interest in or knowledge of circuit board design and made a deal with
> Wozniak to split the fee evenly between them if Wozniak could minimize the
> number of chips. Much to the amazement of Atari, Wozniak reduced the
> number of chips by 50, a design so tight that it was impossible to
> reproduce on an assembly line. According to Wozniak, Jobs told Wozniak
> that Atari gave them only $700 (instead of the offered $5,000) and that
> Wozniak's share was thus $350.[28] Wozniak didn't learn about the bonus
> until about ten years later, but said that had Jobs told him about it and
> said he needed the money, Wozniak would have given it to him.
> ~~
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs
> I don't know how Wozniak's career went after the original Apple Computers,
> but Apple wouldn't have existed without him.

it's not the first time Woz chooses Android.

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