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  1. 1. <ul><li>The History of </li></ul><ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul>
  2. 2. Apple I <ul><li>Sold as a motherboard </li></ul><ul><li>Not a whole computer by today’s standards </li></ul><ul><li>Homebrew Computer Club </li></ul><ul><li>Needed 2 AC input voltages </li></ul>
  3. 3. Apple II <ul><li>April 17, 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>West Coast Computer Faire </li></ul><ul><li>Market Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Cassette tape storage to 5 ½ floppy disk </li></ul><ul><li>Visicalc spreadsheet software program </li></ul>
  4. 4. Apple III <ul><li>May 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>Many recalled due to omittion of the “cooling fan” </li></ul><ul><li>Competed against IBM PC and MS-DOS </li></ul>
  5. 5. Apple Lisa <ul><li>Based on Alto Computer </li></ul><ul><li>First computer with a GUI </li></ul><ul><li>Failed because of high price and because of limited software options </li></ul>
  6. 6. Apple Macintosh <ul><li>Offered the LaserWriter printer </li></ul><ul><li>Offered desktop publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Offered advanced graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Sold better than Lisa </li></ul>
  7. 7. Apple Macintosh Portable <ul><li>Introduced in 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Bulky and Large </li></ul><ul><li>Very unsuccessful at time of introduction </li></ul>
  8. 8. Apple PowerBook 100 <ul><li>Sony created this from the specs of the Mac Portable and made it smaller </li></ul><ul><li>20 MB hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>9 in Passive Matrix Screen </li></ul><ul><li>System 7 Mac OS </li></ul>
  9. 9. Apple Quicktake Digital Camera <ul><li>Released in 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first digital cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Very unsuccessful </li></ul>
  10. 10. Apple Power Macintosh Line <ul><li>Attempt to regain a position in the competitive computer market </li></ul><ul><li>Used IBMs Power PC Processor </li></ul><ul><li>OS rewritten so that older Mac’s could still run on these programs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Apple iMac <ul><li>Great leap in sales for Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Provided one of the best fiscal years since 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed for digital video </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired iMovie and iDvd </li></ul>
  12. 12. Apple iPod <ul><li>November 10, 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Apple’s first digital audio player </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced the itunes store to download compatable iPod music </li></ul>
  13. 13. Apple MacBook Pro and New iMac <ul><li>January 10, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>New notebook computer </li></ul><ul><li>Four times faster than the powerbook models </li></ul><ul><li>iMac with 2 or 3 times faster performance </li></ul>

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