Category Archives: Apple
Steve Jobs Introduces Macintosh to BCS, January 1984 (Video)
January 1984: This is a brief clip of Steve Jobs speaking with Boston Computer Society members as he makes the first public showing ever of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak and the designers of Macintosh join with Steve in a very lively … Continue reading
General Meetings of The Boston Computer Society (Video)
“These are a few brief samples from more than 20 hours of The Boston Computer Society General Meetings. Each meeting featured a leading personal computer industry visionary introducing a new product or technology to the world’s largest personal computer user … Continue reading
What Has Steve Jobs Wrought?
[First published October 12, 2012] Steve Jobs had an insanely great ride on the waves of digitization that have transformed the way we work and play over the last few decades. But taking a cursory look at the hundreds of tributes … Continue reading
Apple: Welcome, IBM. Seriously.
Today in 1981, Apple Computer ran a full-page ad in the The Wall Street Journal, twelve days after IBM entered the personal computer market with the launch of the IBM PC.
Steve Jobs: Thank You, Bill Gates
Today in 1997, Steve Jobs was on the cover of Time Magazine, thanking Bill Gates for saving Apple.
Today in 2003, Apple launched the iTunes Music Store. The store sold more than 1 million tracks in its first five days and became the biggest music vendor in the U.S. five years later. Here are iTunes stats, … Continue reading
The Homebrew Club and the Birth of Apple
Today in 1975, the Homebrew Computer Club met for the first time. Wikipedia: “Several very high-profile hackers and IT entrepreneurs emerged from its ranks, including the founders of Apple Inc. The short-lived newsletter they published was instrumental in creating the technological … Continue reading
Apple Introduces Lisa: “Great Artists Steal”
30 years ago today, Apple introduced Lisa, a $9,995 PC for business users. Many of its innovations such as the graphical user interface, a mouse, and document-centric computing, were taken from the Alto computer developed at Xerox PARC, introduced as … Continue reading
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, 1997
Fifteen years ago today, Steve Jobs was on the cover of Time Magazine, thanking Bill Gates for saving Apple.
The 5-year-old iPhone
Today in 2007, the first iPhone was released.