Apple CEO Steve Jobs gestures to his audience during a keynote address to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Monday, June 6, 2011. Apple announced he died at age 56 on October 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
October 6, 2011 12:39:03 AM PDT
CUPERTINO, Calif. --
Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56.