The visionary Apple co-founder who rose from humble California beginnings to reinvent several industries died at his home Wednesday, surrounded by his family. Steve Jobs leaves a legacy of blockbuster products — from famously user-friendly laptops to sleek tablets — and forever changed the way we use computers, listen to music, watch movies, and talk on the phone. Here, a look at the inestimable innovator's life:
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