The Macintosh – named after its 128K of RAM – sold for about two thousand dollars, had a Motorola-branded CPU, nine-inch monochrome display with a resolution of 512 by 342 megapixels
Three decades ago Apple scored a technological touchdown by announcing on January 24, 1984 – through a commercial of about a minute in the XVIII Super Bowl – the launch of the first Macintosh computer, popularly known as Mac.
The ad, directed by Englishman Ridley Scott, was televised during the sporting fair and launched in the form of a warning, almost premonition, that with Apple Computer you will see why 1984 is not like 1984, referring to the novel by George Orwell.
Thus, in the same decade in which the video game Pacman began to eat his first cherries and singer John Lennon was killed, the firm founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs , Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayneque, launched one of the teams that would spin From 360 degrees to the history of technology.
Years ago, the company that had the logo of a half-bite multicolored apple born in Cupertino, California, had developed various equipment such as the Apple I, Apple II, Apple III, Apple III + and Apple Lisa, each with Strengths and weaknesses in logistics and technology.
The Macintosh – named for its 128K of RAM – sold for about $ 2,000, had a Motorola-branded CPU, a nine-inch monochrome display with a resolution of 512 by 342 megapixels, and a mouse instead of the Commands, the first to implement it.
This year, the company will celebrate the launch of this skipo in the place where it was announced three decades ago, at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, where it will bring together inventors, technologists, media and investors.
According to one of the original Macintosh developers, Daniel Kottke, the company’s first team was accessible to the average consumer and opened the door to a new generation of technological innovations.