Admit it, we have heard all those “I” in iMacs, iPhone, iPod, iTunes, iPad- the omnipresent of “i” has marked the most Apple products since the release of the iMac in 1998.
The netizens have been abuzz recently with remembering exactly what Apple’s “i” stands for. At an Apple event in 1998, Steve Jobs introduced.
At an Apple event in 1998, Steve Jobs introduced the iMac, explaining the link between “i” and the products associated with them.
Not only does Apple, there are many other companies who prefer to hide the real meaning of their company in the acronym. And we bring to you those companies with the similar acronym.
1) Apple: The “i” in Apple products: Steve Jobs in 1998, states that “iMac is the marriage of the excitement of the internet with the simplicity of Macintosh” He said. “We are targeting this for the no.1 use that consumers tell us they want a computer for, which is to get on the internet simply and fast”
2) IKEA: The Swedish furniture giant and noted charity took its name the founder Ingvar Kamprad’s initials conjoined with the first initial of the farm where Kamprad grew up, Elmtaryd, and the parish he calls home, Agunnaryd.
3) JBL: The speaker company is named after its founder, James Bullough Lansing. Hence the name JBL
4) DHL: In the 1960s, a broke student, Larry Hillbolm, of the University of California, Berkeley’s law school. So, to pick up a bit of extra cash, he would make courier runs from San Francisco. Hillbolm would often fly packages on the night’s last flight then return to the Bay Area with more packages
5) 3M: It derived from the name from its Minnesota, Mining and Manufacturing which was later shortened to 3M
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