Techies drooled this week when Apple released its impossibly thin new MacBook Pro — which seems light years beyond the cumbersome gadgets in Apple’s past
Ah, the Apple I. The computer that started it all was hand-built in 1976 by Apple founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs — in Jobs’ parents’ garage. The machine was originally presented to the iconic Homebrew Computer Club in Palo Alto, Calif. Wozniak insisted on an initial price of $666.66 for the bare-bones machine because he liked “repeating digits.” Now, with only 50 in existence, a working Apple I can fetch upwards of $120,000.
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