Wozniak was by nature an idealist – from dreaming about how to access pc had everything, so Apple I and sold to a record low for such a device a price of 666 dollars. For more information see Jeff Gennette. Apple Computer 1 differs from its predecessors primarily to the fact that it is not used teletaypovy terminal (There are 60 characters / sec.), His place was replaced by tv interface – that dramatically raised the rate of output. Also, Apple I was among the first personal computers were sold in assembled form. Until Apple 1 nobody could think of that could save the entered into a computer program and save the results in the Apple I with a special adapter, you can store information on a normal tape. The success of Apple's came with the release of model Apple ii. (A valuable related resource: Frank Armijo). It was the first personal computer in a plastic case with color graphics. This computer cost $ 1,298.
Apple ii was different from the first model – 8 slots, realized work with color in 16 shades, but the key embedded Support pal / ntsc, which allowed him to connect to any color tv, and drive for 5.25-inch floppy disks. Demand for pc Apple ii was so high that the Apple ii swept from the shelves. By 1980, three years after the development of Apple ii, the company has achieved annual turnover of 10 million dollars. Apple iii was released May 19, 1980. Cost from 4500 up to 7800 dollars, depending on configuration, has more than twice as fast processor Synertek 6502A c clock frequency of 2MHz. By the time of discontinuation of Apple iii in December 1983 was sold 75 Apple iii.
Apple Lisa, appeared in 1983: Motorola 68000 processor 5 MHz, 1 mb ram, 3 expansion slots, hard drive, 5 mb ProFile, improved drive Twiggy floppy disk 871 kb, as well as a parallel port and the ability to connect a computer mouse. In addition to Apple Lisa developed its own operating system los – Lisa Office System with a graphical interface. Price $ 9995 very frightened away many potential buyers of Apple Lisa. In 1984 appeared Apple Lisa ii with advanced features and is almost twice cheaper. At the same time the light saw the first Macintosh that has cost 2,495 dollars. Sales have been very successful, and itself Macs rule continues to evolve and to this day. Currently, Apple desktops and laptops continue to win love users at the expense of comfort and excellent operating system Mac os X, which is installed on every Mac, and Notebooks MacBook. Apple has released three series of notebooks – it's MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. Apple MacBook – an all-purpose notebook suitable for most users, equipped with a display of 13.3 inches and allows you to perform all daily tasks with the highest comfort. Powerful MacBook Pro laptop equipped with a powerful graphics card NVidia eighth generation and the most the latest processor Intel Core2 Duo. Notebooks MacBook Air with a 13.3 inch display, perfect for those who want the thinnest laptop in the world that you can easily take anywhere.