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Happy Birthday, Mac

Happy Birthday, Mac

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve Jobs had assembled a dream team of genius programmers and engineers, whom he urged like a cult leader with flattery and verbal attacks to continually new heights. But the ever-changing demands of Jobs delayed the Mac project, so that the Apple co-founder finally lost his bet against the Lisa team. It was not until […]

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The introduction of the first Mac on January 24th, 1984

The introduction of the first Mac on January 24th, 1984

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The introduction of the first Mac on January 24th, 1984; taken from the “Lost 1984 Videos”

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The Mac turns 25 @ computerworld.com

The Mac turns 25 @ computerworld.com

| January 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

Opinion: The top 10 standout Macs of the past 25 years Launched in January 1984, the first Apple Mac opened the door for a computer revolution that led to the PowerBook, the iMac and even the iPhone. Columnist Michael DeAgonia chooses the 10 Mac models that made the biggest splash. In the beginning: The making […]

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It All Began with "Annie" – The Vision of a Computer for the Masses

It All Began with "Annie" – The Vision of a Computer for the Masses

| October 30, 2008 | 3 Comments

It had been a long way until the day of the official introduction of the Macintosh on January 24th, 1984. Five years earlier, in spring 1979, Apple chairman Mike Markkula wondered whether his company should bring a 500 dollar computer to market. Markkula then charged Jef Raskin with the secret “Annie” project. Raskin had been […]

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Steve Jobs Discovers the Macintosh Project

Steve Jobs Discovers the Macintosh Project

| October 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

With the initial public offering of Apple Computers in December 1980, Steve Jobs became a multimillionaire – however, he possessed neither enough stock to lead Apple Computers alone nor to determine his own position within Apple. By the beginning of 1981, he actually found himself to be without management responsibility over any specific project. To […]

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