Apple
APPLE COMPUTER INC (Form: 3, Received: 02/10/2006 17:52:24)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Fadell Anthony

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
2/2/2006 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

APPLE COMPUTER INC [AAPL]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

1 INFINITE LOOP

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President /

(Street)

CUPERTINO, CA 95014       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option   2/28/2006   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   5/30/2006   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   8/30/2006   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   11/30/2006   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   2/28/2007   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   5/30/2007   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   8/30/2007   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   11/30/2007   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   2/29/2008   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   5/30/2008   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   8/30/2008   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   11/30/2008   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   2/28/2009   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   5/30/2009   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Employee Stock Option   8/30/2009   8/30/2012   Common Stock   3125   $46.5700   D    
Restricted Stock Unit   8/30/2006   (1) 8/30/2006   (1) Common Stock   5000     (4) D    
Restricted Stock Unit   8/30/2007   (1) 8/30/2007   (1) Common Stock   5000     (4) D    
Restricted Stock Unit   8/30/2008   (1) 8/30/2008   (1) Common Stock   5000     (4) D    
Restricted Stock Unit   8/30/2009   (1) 8/30/2009   (1) Common Stock   5000     (4) D    
Restricted Stock Unit   3/24/2008   (2) 3/24/2008   (2) Common Stock   100000     (4) D    
Restricted Stock Unit   3/24/2010   (3) 3/24/2010   (3) Common Stock   100000     (4) D    
Employee Stock Option   12/14/2005   12/14/2011   Common Stock   250   $10.1950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   11/5/2005   2/5/2012   Common Stock   250   $12.7250   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   2/5/2006   2/5/2012   Common Stock   562   $12.7250   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   8/4/2005   2/4/2011   Common Stock   750   $10.8950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   11/4/2005   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.8950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   2/4/2006   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.8950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   5/4/2006   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.8950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   8/4/2006   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.8950   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   11/4/2006   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.8950   I   By Wife  

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  25% of the restricted stock units are scheduled to vest annually, assuming continued employment.
( 2)  50% of the restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on 3/24/2008, assuming continued employment.
( 3)  50% of the restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on 3/24/2010, assuming continued employment.
( 4)  Upon payout, Reporting Person is entitled to receive 1 share of common stock for each 1 restricted stock unit.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Fadell Anthony
1 INFINITE LOOP
CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Anthony Fadell 2/10/2006
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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