Apple ]['s 30th Birthday

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The Apple ][ was the first MacApple [Update: Thx for the fact-check, fanboys] I'd ever used. I spent Summers in Hong Kong with the grandparents, and one year I got computer "lessons" on it. When I say lessons, I mean playing Ghostbusters. That game came out in 1984, which is seven years after the Apple ][ launched, and actually even a few years after the Apple III (1980, turd). Pretty amazing little machine, with its 1MHz Processor and 4K of RAM. (Although I think mine was a more powerful Apple ][e.)

[Wiki, RetroThing and TUAW. Image of the Apple I adopted for use from The Joy of Tech]


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