On To The NeXT Phase
Jobs and then Apple CEO Sculley clashed with their competing visions for the company's future and that led to a showdown in 1985 before Apple's board of directors. Jobs lost out in the power struggle and the board stripped him of his management duties.
Later that year, Jobs left Apple entirely and started NeXT Inc. to design a line of workstations for businesses and the education market.
Sculley was at the helm in 1992, when the company released the 1-pound Newton, the first personal digital assistant. Sculley, known for his marketing skill, coined the PDA term.