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Apple and Xerox PARC – Did Steve Jobs steal everything from Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center?

Apple and Xerox PARC – Did Steve Jobs steal everything from Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center?

| March 22, 2012 | 12 Comments

It is claimed again and again that in the course of the Macintosh’s development, Apple just resorted to the ideas the research laboratory Xerox PARC had hatched before. Fact or Fiction?

The myth entwines about a late 1979 visit to Xerox PARC by a group of Apple engineers and executives led by Steve Jobs.

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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 History of the Apple Macintosh

The History of the Apple Macintosh

| January 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

The Apple Macintosh revolutionized the entire computer industry by the year of 1984. Steve Jobs and his ingenious Macintosh team arranged for the computer to be used by the normal “person in the street” – and not only by experts.

“Insanely great” – Steve Jobs could hardly put into words his enthusiasm by the launch of the Macintosh. On the legendary annual general meeting of January 24th, 1984, in the Flint Center not far from the Apple Campus in Cupertino, the Apple co-founder initially quoted Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’” in order to then polemicize against an imminent predominance of the young computer industry by IBM.

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Image gallery: The top 10 standout Macs of the past 25 years

Image gallery: The top 10 standout Macs of the past 25 years

| January 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

Image gallery: The top 10 standout Macs of the past 25 years.

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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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