Apple Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs With a New Video On Anniversary of His Death

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Visit Apple.com today and you won't be greeted by the usual bright images of the new iPhone, MacBooks, or software screenshots. Today a tribute video to Steve Jobs makes its home on the page.

Today marks a year since the legendary CEO and leader passed away from cancer. The emotional, minute-long, video shows black and white photos of Jobs and looped over it are some of his most notable quotes.

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"I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place," Apple CEO Tim Cook, who took over for Jobs on August 24, 2011, wrote in a letter that appears after the video. "One of the greatest gifts Steve gave to the world is Apple."

According to 9to5Mac, Cook sent out a similar letter remembering Jobs to the entire company.

Jobs passed away last year at the age of 56. Since his passing Apple has become the most valuable company in the world and has continued to sell millions of its products. ABC News spoke with a number of analysts about how the company has changed since his passing. Experts detailed that the company has become more shareholder-friendly, but has continued to make its own luck and aggressively control products, just as Jobs had always done.

"I'm incredibly proud of the work we are doing, delivering products that our customers love and dreaming up new ones that will delight them down the road. It's a wonderful tribute to Steve's memory and everything he stood for," Cook's letter ends.

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