Powerbook Duo 230: Released 1992


Apple introduced the PowerBook Duo 230 on October 19, 1992 along with the PowerBook Duo 210. The PowerBook Duo is a subnotebook that has almost no ports and no internal floppy disk drive. It must use a dock like a MiniDock or Duo Dock in order to expand its capabilities and give it access to standard Macintosh and PowerBook ports. The PowerBook …

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Macintosh Plus: Released 1986


Apple introduced the Macintosh Plus on January 16, 1986 as a replacement for the Macintosh 512K. The Macintosh Plus has an 8 MHz 68000 processor and an internal 800K floppy disk drive. The Plus supports up to 4 MB of RAM. My Macintosh Plus has only 1 MB of RAM and is branded “Macintosh Plus …

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Macintosh Color Classic: Released 1993


Apple introduced the Macintosh Color Classic on February 10, 1993. It was discontinued on May 16, 1995. The Color Classic can best be described as a concept gone too far, or perhaps not far enough. The Color Classic was a replacement for the black and white Macintosh Classic II and featured an excellent built in 10-inch Sony Trinitron RGB …

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Apple IIgs: Released 1986


Apple introduced the Apple IIgs in September 1986. Many at the time considered it to be a replacement for the venerable Apple IIe, but this did not happen. Apple would go on to keep both computers in production for years to come. The Apple IIgs was officially retired in December 1992, followed shortly by the Apple IIe in …

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Macintosh LC: Released 1990


The Macintosh LC is a line of personal computers that were part of Apple Inc.’s Macintosh series. Introduced on October 15, 1990, the “LC” stood for “low-cost color,” reflecting its position as Apple’s affordable color-capable Mac at the time. It was designed to offer a more budget-friendly alternative to the higher-end Macintosh models while still …

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