Apple has never before had a product as instantly successful as the iPad. Sales roared out of the gate, creating yet another multi-billion dollar product line in the tablet's first three months on store shelves.
The iPad 2 gave Apple an even greater boost -- while competitors' rivals tablets faced a sales wipeout.
Here's how Steve Jobs made Apple the most valuable technology company in the world.
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