Theresa Cassiday, freelancer

Copy writing & editing in Omaha, Nebraska and the U.S.


Tag: Apple

Happy birthday, Mac: How far we’ve come

Yesterday was the 27th birthday of the Mac computer, as described in the blog The Apple Core on ZDNet.com, one of my favorite resources for Web industry news.

When the Mac came out in 1983, it was revolutionary because it had a “graphic” interface. That means the screen was 9 inches square, 512 by 342 pixels, and displayed in black and white.

I thought it would be fun to take a look at the iMac I’m working on right now, which I bought in February 2009, and compare statistics. Here we go:

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