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Created in a basement only to blossom into a multi-billion dollar company, Apple is a brand known for personal electronics. Desktop computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and music players were created with the consumer in mind. Having been around since 1976, Apple Inc. has grown to be one of the largest technology manufacturers, and is the third largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world. Apple is known for its proprietary software, such as its operating systems and the Safari web browser. In terms of personal computers, the company is known for its brand of Mac computers, which rivals Windows-based PCs with the OSX operating systems. The iPod is Apple's mobile media player, which is available in several versions and sizes, and it holds thousands of songs to listen to on the go. One version, the iPod Touch, features a full-color touchscreen for viewing pictures, watching movies, and playing games, and it can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi. The iPad is a larger tablet with a full-color touchscreen that was originally released in 2010 and offers the same features as the iPod Touch, and much more. The iPhone was originally released in 2007 and quickly grew to be one of the most popular mobile phones on the market. All three of these devices use the iOS operating system. Content can be downloaded from the App Store or iTunes. With thousands of applications available for entertainment and productivity on both OSX and iOS operating systems, Apple devices are ideal for just about anyone. Whether people are looking for a music player to listen to while on the go, a computer for editing pictures or getting work done, or a tablet for reading a magazine in full color, Apple pleases its customers year after year with high-quality products that are built to last.