Apple History

The Macintosh – The many facets of a slightly flawed gem

Reprinted from Byte, issue 8/1984, pp. 238-251. The Apple Macintosh computer Few computers – indeed, few consumer items of any kind – have generated such a wide range of opinions as the Macintosh. Criticized as an expensive gimmick and hailed as the liberator of the masses, the Mac is a potentially great system. Whether it lives up to that potential …

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