In this video, Motley Fool tech and telecom editor Erin Kennedy sits down with Fool tech analyst Andrew Tonner to tell us how she picked Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) for her first stock purchase. She discusses how she sees it as a great company with a straightforward business model, contrasting it with Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), a tech giant with many moving parts. When Apple's valuation dropped, she finally decided to jump in.

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