The Macintosh Color Classic made its mark as a beautiful but hamstrung machine that, years later, played host to numerous unofficial modifications that enhanced its fan appeal.
Apple's first GUI-based computer played host to many distinctive quirks and traits. On the Lisa's 30th anniversary, we look at a handful of both odd and useful features that made the Lisa something unique.
In 1983, two products played a pivotal role in the future of the company. Benj Edwards takes a look at the history behind the Apple Lisa and the Apple IIe.
Got an old Mac Plus sitting in a closet? Dust it of and use it as a clock in your living room.
Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple's traditional hardware design.
If you've been a Mac fan for more than a few years, chances are you've seen or even used Apple's most famous computer models. What you don't often see are the machines that Apple kept to itself—the prototypes that never reached the market.
What few realize about the birth of Apple's translucent industrial design is that it didn't start with the iMac. Apple didn't invent translucent enclosures, but they made it cool.
Over the past 36 years, Apple has created at least 13 distinct platforms, each hosting its own unique variety of software. Some of these forgotten ecosystems met quick deaths at the hands of an unforgiving market; others persist under our noses in the consumer electronics sector.
Before Apple made Macs, iPhone, and iPads, they made computers that paved the way for the modern-day PC. Here's a look at Apple's computers before the Mac.