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Macintosh computer

Macintosh computer

Apple Macintosh
Model: M0001
Introduced: January 1984
Price: US$2495
CPU: Motorola 68000, 7.83 Mhz
RAM: 128K, later 512K
Display: 9-inch monochrome screen
512×342 pixels
Ports: Two DB9 serial ports
Printer port
External floppy port
Storage: Internal 400K SSDD floppy
optional external floppy ($495)
OS: Macintosh GUI
(graphical user interface)

Macintosh – 1984

By Apple Computer

The Macintosh computer was released in January of 1984, with 128K RAM of memory. It quickly became obvious
that this was insufficient, so eight months later Apple released an updated version, un-officially referred
to as the ‘Fat Mac’. It has 512K RAM, four times as much.

Before the Macintosh, all computers were ‘text-based’ – you operated them by typing words onto the keyboard.
The Macintosh is run by activating pictures (icons) on the screen with a small hand-operated device called a “mouse”.
Most modern-day computers now operate on this principle, including modern Apple

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