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Old 28 March 2015, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by urbanlegendfanatic View Post
I'd always heard that the name and logo was based on the Beatle's apple corps. I believed it because Steve famously liked the Beatles.
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Originally Posted by WildaBeast View Post
I think there was an apple in there -- it was hanging off the tree above Newton's head.

I seem to recall reading somewhere that the bite taken out of the apple in the current logo was meant to be a play on the word "byte".
If I thought about it at all I assumed the bite would have been to distinish it from The Beatles logo. This does not discount the bite being a play on byte. Just a thought.
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