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APPLE COMPUTER INC (Form: 4, Received: 05/03/2006 17:49:23)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN 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(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Fadell Anthony
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

APPLE COMPUTER INC [ AAPL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

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3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/1/2006
(Street)

CUPERTINO, CA 95014
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    2118   A $10.195   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    2118   D $71.32   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    200   A $10.195   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    200   D $71.33   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    5482   A $10.195   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    5482   D $71.35   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    100   A $10.195   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    100   D $71.36   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    3100   A $10.195   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    3100   D $71.37   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    1400   A $10.895   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    1400   D $71.37   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    537   A $10.895   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    537   D $71.375   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    500   A $10.895   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    500   D $71.38   577   D    
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    250   A $10.195   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    250   D $71.22   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    2050   A $10.895   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    2050   D $71.22   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    1000   A $10.895   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    1000   D $71.221   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   M    200   A $10.895   512   I   By Wife  
Common Stock   5/1/2006   5/1/2006   S    200   D $71.23   512   I   By Wife  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option   $10.195   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         11000    12/14/2005   12/14/2011   Common Stock   11000   $10.195   0   D    
Employee Stock Option   $10.895   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         2437    8/4/2005   2/4/2011   Common Stock   2437   $10.895   65500   D    
Employee Stock Option   $10.195   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         250    12/14/2005   12/14/2011   Common Stock   250   $10.195   0   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   $10.895   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         750    8/4/2005   2/4/2011   Common Stock   750   $10.895   10000   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   $10.895   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         1250    11/4/2005   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.895   10000   I   By Wife  
Employee Stock Option   $10.895   5/1/2006   5/1/2006         1250    2/4/2006   2/4/2011   Common Stock   1250   $10.895   10000   I   By Wife  

Explanation of Responses:

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


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Anthony Fadell 5/3/2006
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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