Apple Mac lineup turns 30

Posted on Monday, Jan 27 2014 @ 12:13 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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DailyTech reminds us that Apple's Macintosh computer series turned 30 on January 24th.
The Macintosh originally launched January 24, 1984. Many may remember the tagline from its commercial, which aired only days before launch: “On January 24, Apple will introduce Macintosh. And you’ll see why 1984 won’t be like ’1984.'"

The Macintosh wasn't Apple's first product, though. In 1976, the tech company offered the Apple I, which was sold as a motherboard with a CPU, RAM and basic textual-video chips. In 1977, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak created the Apple II, which incorporated character cell-based color graphics and an open architecture.
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