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The Apple II Personal Computer

 

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Before the iPhone and the iPad there was the Apple II personal computer. Designed by Steve Wozniak, with help from fellow co-founder Steve Jobs, the 8bit system revolutionized the home computer market. The system came with a key board and color monitor. Most PCs did not include these addons at the time. The cheapest Apple II model cost a round $1,300. It made it's debut at a technology fare on April 16, 1977. The Company continued producing the line until 1993. Over 5 million units were sold making it Apples' first breakthrough product.

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Before the iPhone and the iPad, there was the Apple II personal computer. Designed by Steve Wozniak, with help from fellow co-founder Steve Jobs, the 8-bit system revolutionized the home computer market. The system came with a keyboard and color monitor. Most PCs did not include these add-ons at the time. The cheapest Apple II model cost around $1,300. It made its debut at a technology fair on April 16, 1977. The company continued producing the line until 1993. Over 5 million units were sold, making it Apple’s first breakthrough product.

 

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