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An original 1976 Apple I computer said to have been built in Steve Jobs’ garage has gone on auction, with a percentage of the proceeds set to support the ALS Association. 111 more words

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Happy 39th birthday, Apple!

Apple Inc. is 39 years old today!

TIME Magazine‘s 80th anniversary issue featured a look back over 80 years in a piece titled “80 Days That Changed the World,” published on March 31, 2003. 338 more words


A Juicy Pair of Apples

Following my last post on the subject, The Apple Falls, two more Apple-1 computers have come up for auction in the past few months, with a puzzlingly wide disparity between the prices fetched.  413 more words

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Weird Clocks and a Two Chip Apple I

The Apple I, ’s original, had about sixty chips on a single board. Most of these chips were logic glue or hilariously ancient DRAMs. The real work was done by the 6502, the 6821 PIA, and the Signetics video chip. 213 more words

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Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction

”A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents’ garage in 1976 for $600 sold for $365,000 at Christie’s on Thursday,” Chris Michaud reports for Reuters. 151 more words


With only around 50 Apple I computers left of the 200-ish machines made, picking one up at auction tends to be an expensive business, examples typically selling for mid to high six-figures. 54 more words

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