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Play this QuickTime movie and sit back while you watch a bit of Apple history. This is the first Macintosh commercial... and it empowered a planet!

Our favorite computer turned 25 -- January 2009! It's been a great experience with even more fantastic technologies to come!

Here, you'll find a few items right out of 1984 -- presented on this page, for those of you who have never seen them. For those of you who were there when it all happened, let us now travel back in time to that initial point in Apple's history when Macintosh was first unveiled.

Yes, it's the first
Yes, it's the first
Yes, it's the first
Yes, it's the first

On the left, one of the first Macintosh brochures.

One the right, the famous Macintosh "Picasso" logo.

The MacPaint image below shows the construction of the first Macintosh mouse.

Yes, it's the first
Yes, it's the first
Yes, it's the first

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Click here to listen to the original Macintosh Startup Chime

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Above, one of the first Finder versions
(Click for larger version)


Want to know more about Apple's history? Who was on the first Macintosh development team? Who was the author of "Quickdraw"? Were the first

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"Desk Accessories" really going to be called "Desk Ornaments"?

Was there really an Apple
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"Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer, and the people who created it"


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