Today in History
January 24, 1984
The Core of Apple
Apple Computer unveils a 17-pound personal computer with a five-by-seven, black-and-white viewing screen. It has a price tag of $2,495 and looks like a "towering, square, robotic Cyclops, its single disk drive an off-center mouth," reports the New York Times. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs calls the Macintosh "the people's computer."
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