Doesn’t it seem like yesterday?
Via CBS News:
January 24th, 1984, 32 years ago today … the day Apple delivered on a promise it made in a Super Bowl commercial just two days earlier….
At $2,500, consumers found that original Macintosh too expensive for what it could actually do. Sales fell short of expectations. And in little more than a year, Jobs was effectively forced to leave the company….
On the verge of bankruptcy in 1997, Apple brought Jobs back — and what followed was a seemingly endless succession of successful Apple products, continuing up to Jobs’ death in 2011 — and beyond….
By the way, the early 1984 Macintosh computer had 0.13 MegaBytes of memory. The iPhone 6S, introduced last year, has 16 GigaBytes … that’s 123,000 thousand times more memory.