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  Apple Macintosh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apple struggled to encourage software developers to port software titles to the Macintosh; however, Bill Gates at Microsoft realized that the GUI would become an industry standard, and that his software would sell in large quantity if it were available for the Macintosh.
Apple has introduced a number of innovations in direct relation to the Macintosh 128K that were later adopted by the rest of industry as a standard for the design of computers.
Appleā€™s actions were criticized by many people in the software community not directly involved in the lawuits, including the Free Software Foundation (FSF), makers of the open source GNU tools.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_Macintosh   (7253 words)

 Apple Computer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apple's success with the Macintosh became a major influence in the development of graphical interfaces elsewhere, with major computer operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, all appearing on the market within two years of the introduction of the Macintosh.
Apple progressively abandoned flashy colors in favor of white polycarbonate for consumer lines such as the iMac and iBook, as well as the educational eMac, and metal enclosures for the professional lines.
Apple was one of several highly successful companies founded in the 1970s that bucked the traditional notions of what a corporate culture should look like in terms of organizational hiearchy (flat versus tall), casual versus formal attire, et cetera.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_Computer   (6610 words)

 Apple - Mac OS X - Java
Apple has optimized Java on Mac OS X to look great and perform superbly, making Mac OS X the ultimate platform for developing and deploying cross-platform Java applications.
Recognizing this, Apple has made Java a core component of Mac OS X. Mac OS X includes the full version of Java 2, Standard Edition, version 1.4.2 — meaning you have the Java Developer Kit (JDK) and the HotSpot virtual machine (VM) without downloading, installing or configuring anything.
Apple developed an innovative new technology that allows Java code to be shared across multiple applications.
applejava.apple.com   (666 words)

 Apple's 1984
And while Apple's own fortunes have waned of late, its vision of the power and potential of the personal computer has triumphed, becoming the ideological underpinnings of techno-boosterism in the 1990s.
Apple's sales in the first 100 days of the Macintosh's release exceeded their already high expectations.
While Apple celebrated its computers' ability to empower knowledge workers, the manual laborers who built the Mac's chips, assembled its hardware, and swept up after its programmers were not so liberated by the promise of individual computation.
www.duke.edu /~tlove/mac.htm   (3961 words)

 Apple Macintosh Computers - Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Macintosh is regarded as being the first personal computer to popularize the use of the graphical user interface at a time when most computers used an operating system with a command line interface.
Apple also innovated in the area of networking, beginning with heavy marketing of the existing standard for WiFi, or AirPort and its early implementation in the Macintosh portable lines in 1999.
Apple has also contributed heavily to the field of mobile computing, and many of the features they have added throughout the years to their mobile lines have become standard in today's industries.
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 Macintosh computer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Macintosh computer was released in January of 1984, with 128K RAM of memory.
Except for the very expensive and unpopular Apple Lisa which came out in 1983, the Macintosh is considered to be the first commercially successful computer to use a GUI (Graphical User Interface), as seen above.
Like the Commodore Amiga 1000 and the Macintosh Portable, the Macintosh has the signatures of the designer's cast into the inside of the case.
oldcomputers.net /macintosh.html   (1148 words)

 APPLE VS MICROSOFT (WINDOWS VS MACINTOSH)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apple OS, who is a minor player in all this, is $129 at the Apple Store, equivalent to XP Pro @ $199.99.
Apple was always going up in market share from 1976 thru 1982, and began to drop after Microsoft and IBM took over workplace in 1982, and Apple has been dropping ever since.
Apple holds on to its existing users, but the the computer pie have gotten much larger in 2005 vs 1993.
www.jmusheneaux.com   (9387 words)

Apple has twice been criticized for its downplaying of security issues and its lack of response to the concerns of the security industry.
Apple even took Microsoft to court in the late 1980s but the case collapsed when it was shown that Apple had itself copied the design from Xerox PARC.
Apple released a low-cost laser printer - also invented at Xerox PARC - and the first piece of publishing software and overnight the desktop revolution was born.
www.killaracomputers.com /gpage3.html   (5420 words)

 Profile: Mac 128K
Early 128Ks simply said "Macintosh" on the back, while later ones were marked "Macintosh 128K" to distinguish them from the Macintosh 512K.
Macintosh was destined to change the face of computing forever - it not only created the Mac look and feel, it also inspired Microsoft Windows and several other windowing interfaces.
The Macintosh was replaced by the 512K in October.
www.lowendmac.com /compact/128k.shtml   (1581 words)

 Apple Macintosh - Wikimedia Commons
Macintosh, now known simply as Mac in all official capacities, is a family of personal computers manufactured by Apple Computer, Inc. of Cupertino, California, USA.
Macintosh LC Macintosh LC II Macintosh LC III
Macintosh Performa 475 (Quadra 605 in LC case)
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Apple_Macintosh   (134 words)

 Macintosh Programmer's Workshop
Macintosh Programmer's Workshop (MPW) is a product designed specifically for professional Macintosh software developers.
MPW is an open, configurable, and scriptable development environment which provides the flexibility to support complex software development projects for 68K and Power Macintosh systems.
A complete, fully configured MPW environment is available for downloading from the Apple Developer FTP site.
developer.apple.com /tools/mpw-tools   (229 words)

The Macintosh can be considered the very first commercially successful computer to use a GUI (Graphical User Interface).
It was replaced later by the Macintosh 512 (the same but with 512 KB RAM) then later, by the Macintosh Plus.
The Macintosh 128 and Macintosh 512 were non-upgradeable, non-expandable in almost all departments, but especially with regard to memory.
www.old-computers.com /museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=271   (330 words)

 Macintosh/Macintosh 128K   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is proper to call the Macintosh by Macintosh or Macintosh 128K.
Once the Macintosh 512K came out, it was important to come up with some modified name.
The Macintosh 128K is used today yet for word processing, painting, telecommunications and the like.
www.mac512.com /128k.htm   (731 words)

 Apple Macintosh 128k Specs @ EveryMac.com
The Apple Macintosh (128k) features an 8 MHz 68000 processor, 128k of RAM, and a 400k disk drive in a beige all-in-one case with a 9" monochrome display.
The Macintosh (128k) was the first relatively inexpensive computer to use a graphical user interface, 3.5" disks, a consistent look-and-feel among applications, and true WYSIWYG printing, all of which are taken for granted today.
The RAM could be upgraded to 512k by an authorized Apple reseller.
www.everymac.com /systems/apple/mac_classic/stats/mac_128k.html   (227 words)

 Emulators Online - Apple Macintosh Emulation
While it may be inexpensive to replace the old Macintosh computers with PCs, it is not a trivial matter to rewrite millions of lines of computer code or to purchase thousands of dollars of new software which may not be able to read the old files.
The second generation of Macintosh II ROMs are the 512K, 1M, and 2M ROMs found in the Macintosh IIci, IIsi, LC series, Centris series, and Quadra series computers.
Give us the model of Macintosh, the year it was manufactured, the type of processor inside of it, the number of ROM chips, the number of pins on each ROM, and read off all the text on each ROM.
www.emulators.com /softmac.htm   (3274 words)

 MacInTouch: timely news and tips about the Apple Macintosh
Apple has flatly refused to comment on the design, but a patent lodged by the company in the United States makes clear the sixth generation of iPods will be able to convert those famous text menus into speech.
Apple's Pages software is set to receive a number of significant improvements when version 3 rolls out early next year as part of iWork '07, sources have told Think Secret.
The Macintosh Business Unit at Microsoft is sponsoring a limited number of complimentary subscriptions for qualified IT professionals.
www.macintouch.com   (3592 words)

 About this server: mirror.apple.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For example, the Info-Mac Archive contains a huge selection of Macintosh shareware and freeware, but access is extremely limited.
Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA.
Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer.
mirror.apple.com   (132 words)

 The Apple Macintosh User Group Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Macintosh User Group (MUG) Store is a special program for Apple User Group members only.
If you are an Apple User Group member, you can use the MUG Store to purchase Apple factory-refurbished computers, used and pre-tested Mac equipment, special offers from third party vendors, closeout or discontinued merchandise and Apple logo merchandise.
If you are not currently a member of an Apple User Group and would like access to the MUG Store special offers, discounts, and resources, contact an Apple User Group near you to sign up.
www.applemugstore.com   (171 words)

 Apple - Support - Discussions - Forum Home
Apple - Support - Discussions - Forum Home
Our discussion forums are filled with thousands of Macintosh and iPod users from around the world.
Search for an answer, post your question, or answer other users' questions in the Apple Discussions community.
discussions.info.apple.com   (71 words)

 Macworld: Apple, Mac, and iPod News from MacCentral
Mac users got a taste of what its like to run Microsoft Windows as it came to light this week that the recently released update, Mac OS X 10.4.7, “phones home” to Apple servers periodically.
Referred to as the Dashboard Advisory, Apple insists the new feature ensures customer’s widgets are up to date without transmitting personal information.
Apple on Wednesday introduced an $899 version of its 17-inch Intel-based iMac specifically for the educational market.
www.maccentral.com   (822 words)

 Apple Macintosh Computer Specs & Apple Display Specs @ EveryMac.com
Apple Macintosh Computer Specs and Apple Display Specs @ EveryMac.com
Complete technical details on every Apple Macintosh system ever released.
For information on Apple displays, please click on the series of interest for additional information.
www.everymac.com /systems/apple   (145 words)

 Apple .Mac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With iDisk, you get drag-and-drop, password-protected storage on Apple servers, so you can access whatever you need, wherever you are.
You can also use iDisk to share files with friends, family, and colleagues, making it easy to communicate and collaborate around the globe.
Your.Mac user name works in iChat AV, Apple’s versatile video, audio, and text instant messaging application.
www.mac.com   (407 words)

 Apple - Support - Downloads
The Front Row Update delivers a variety of fixes for better reliability and compatibility when playing music, photos, and videos on your Macintosh.
This update addresses several issues related to performance, stability, color correction, and display compatibility and is recommended for all Aperture users.
The Apple Keyboard Update addresses reliability of keyboard and mouse functionality.
www.info.apple.com /support/downloads.html   (766 words)

 everythingmac.com - Top 100 Links
Macintosh Programmer's Link Library - Links and information related to programming on the Macintosh
Everything (else) Macintosh - General discussion about the finest computing platform there is
Association of Macintosh Trainers - Network of professional Mac educators & instructors
www.everythingmac.com   (634 words)

 Linux/m68k for Macintosh - home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The goal of this project is to port Linux to the 68k-based Macintoshes (not Power Macs) and to support as much hardware as possible.
Programming and kernel experience is nice, but not necessary.
Linux for 68k Macintoshes - 2.2.23 Kernel release
www.mac.linux-m68k.org   (120 words)

 Apple - Macintosh Products Guide
Check out the growing list of Universal Applications available for Mac OS X. Software
NOTICE: All product information included in this guide is provided by the developer without any independent testing or verification by Apple Computer, Inc. Apple does not guarantee or warrant this information as accurate.
Copyright © 2006 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved.
guide.apple.com   (73 words)

 eBay — Computers Networking, Apple Macintosh Computers and Desktop PC Components items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Whether you are looking to upgrade your current computer system, build one from scratch, or purchase another system, eBay's Computers & Networking category is the ideal location.
eBay is home to the top desktop PC and laptop brands - Apple, Dell, IBM, HP / Compaq, Sony, IBM, Toshiba, Samsung, Sharp, Acer and Gateway to name a few.
Find preconfigured desktops and laptops or upgrade your current system with more memory, a new hard drive, a CD / DVD / DVDR drive, or new components and accessories.
computers.ebay.com   (364 words)

 Applelinks - The Ultimate Macintosh Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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