The Mac Turns Twenty Five

by admin January 26, 2009 at 8:17 pm

The Apple Macintosh celebrated its 25th birthday on Saturday, making its debut on January 24, 1984.

The Macintosh, which was the first computer by Apple to bear that name, arrived 25 years ago this past weekend. On January 24, 1984, the new machine debuted, with its graphical user interface (GUI) and mouse – two things that have since become standard for computers.

It was preceded by a groundbreaking ad, created by film director Ridley Scott, that aired two days earlier, during the Super Bowl.

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