Apple Macintosh

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Date Introduced
1984
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 11 in.
Manufacturer
Apple Computer, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of Stephanie Petrillo
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Graphical User Interface (GUI); Jobs, Steve
Object ID
X1476.98A, X1476.98B, X1476.98C
Speed
8 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
128K
Memory Width
16-bit
Cost
$2,495

The innovative Macintosh — Apple’s second attempt at a GUI-based personal computer, following the failure of the Lisa — was a small, self-contained personal computer with a much-improved, Alto-like graphical desktop. Graphic designers, artists and educators quickly adopted it.