Apple 1 Sells for $650,000 – big money…


Gadget Nibble


I wasn’t even born in 1976 – but trust me I’ve read enough to know about the Apple 1 and its foray in bringing home computing to the masses. The Apple 1 was the companies first launch into the computing market and retailed for on $666.66 – although it didn’t really offer much by today’s standards.

With a 1MHz processor and a standard 4KB in memory it wasn’t you gaming computer of the 21st century. Its flimsy bits of wood no match for the polycarbonate, aluminium cases of today. Many, when discussing Apple, instantly imagine Steve Jobs as the figurehead; well he was, but he didn’t really have a clue about what went where and the ins and outs of the computer. Each Apple 1 was built and designed by hand, to be precise it was the hands of another Steve, Steve Wozniak who made the Apple 1 possible. Jobs…

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