SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
INFORMATION STATEMENT PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1 AND 13d-2
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Amendment No. 1)
Apple Computer, Inc.
(NAME OF ISSUER)
(TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES)
The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would
alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act
(however, see the Notes.)
CUSIP NO. 13G PAGE 1 OF PAGES 037833100 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS Lord, Abbett & Co. I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS 13-5620131 (entities only) 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) __ (b) __ 3 SEC USE ONLY 4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION NEW YORK NUMBER OF 5 SOLE VOTING POWER 36,872,450 SHARES BENEFICIALLY 6 SHARED VOTING POWER 0 OWNED BY EACH 7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 36,872,450 REPORTING PERSON WITH 8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0 9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 36,872,450 10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES __ CERTAIN SHARES N/A 11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9) 10.03% 12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON IA:PN
(a) See Front Cover Page 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014
(a) Lord, Abbett & Co.
(b) 90 Hudson Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(c) New York
(d) See Front Cover Page
(e) See Front Cover Page
ITEM 3. IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-1(b), OR 13d-2(b), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:
(e) Investment Adviser registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP
(a) See No. 9
(b) See No. 11
(i) See No. 5
(ii) See No. 6
(iii) See No. 7
(iv) See No. 8
ITEM 5. OWNER OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS
ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON
ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY
ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP
ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP
ITEM 10. CERTIFICATION
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having such purpose or effect.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date January 26, 2004
Signature /s/ Paul A. Hilstad General Counsel