"Introducing Apple II - You've just run out of excuses for not owning a personal computer"
The Apple II was one of the "1977 Trinity" - the first three true personal computers ever, which launched on to the market in that year. The Trinity also included the Commodore PET and the TRS-80. The...
Why Apple II is the world's best selling personal computer
According to The Register, Apple has long since possessed a "reality distortion field", with Steve Jobs being known as "Old Reality Distortion Field, because when he appeared, facts became fallacies a...
"Keen Computers takes you into the future with the Apple II"
A third-party advert for the Apple II, one of the "1997 Trinity" of computers that changed the landscape of computing. Apple, true to form ever since, were the most expensive of the three - this 16K m...
Apple II: The Managing Director's Personal Computer
From Apple, an advert for the Apple II - a 6502-based computer that might not have made it - as it was over twice the price of its compatriots - had it not been for the advent of Visicalc. This adver...
"The new Apple III - More computer power on your desk-top"
This would seem to be the "missing link" Apple computer, as the world and popular culture seems not to register anything about it, and Apple's own history seems to skip from the Apple II to the Lisa o...
It's the same old Apple II, except for the front, back and inside
The Apple III, which had been released three years before in 1980, had been a relative failure, shifting only 65,000 units before it was canned, so the venerable Apple II line was continued with this ...
Lisa is much more than a computer
Featured in this back-of-the magazine third-party advert, the ill-fated Lisa was the first mass-market computer to offer the full "WIMP" - Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointer - experience. Whilst it had ta...
Introducing Macintosh. What makes it tick. And talk.
Famously introduced by an Orwellian Ridley Scott-directed advert at the 1984 Super Bowl and billed by Steve Jobs as "the fastest and most powerful computer ever placed in the hands of a large number ...