Apple Inc. said on Wednesday afternoon that Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO and will become chairman of the company, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal reports.

Tim Cook, who has filled in for Jobs during his medical leave, will become CEO.

Regardless of what you think about Apple, its products, or Steve Jobs, one thing is for certain. Steve Jobs changed the face of the computers we use, the music we listen to, and the animation movies we enjoy. Here’s a slideshow that highlights many of his accomplishments during the course of his career.

Books will continue to be written about him and his many traits and accomplishments. Suffice to say now, much health and long life is what we hope and pray for him now.