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Watch Steve Jobs’ first demonstration of the Mac for the public

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Mac enthusiasts all know about the 1984 unveiling of the Mac in Cupertino. But a few days later, Steve Jobs and the Mac team performed a more detailed Mac demo for the Boston Computer Society. Time.com and Harry McCracken have the rarely seen video of that meeting.

Apple celebrates 30 years of the Mac

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In a rare move of looking back, Apple's produced a timeline of 30 years of the Mac, complete with a look at the pioneers who've used the platform to, in the company’s words, "change the world."

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Hands on with the first Mac: Apple's Macintosh 128K

Thirty years ago, Apple released the Macintosh 128K. Macworld U.K. took a look at the computer to see what it's like to use a vintage Mac.

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Unboxing a 30-year-old Macintosh 128K

Apple is known for paying as much attention to its product packaging as it does to the actual product itself. And it all started in 1984 with the Macintosh 128K.

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The Mac at 30: Tales from the Berkeley Mac Users Group

Three decades ago, when the Mac was born, user groups were a crucial part of its success, giving the nascent Mac community a place to gather and learn. Thirty years later, we sit down with the still-active Berkeley Mac Users Group for some untold history.

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Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

What kind of boost can you get if you upgrade your old Mac Pro, instead of buying a new one? Macworld Lab ran a series of tests to find out.

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How we test: Speedmark 9 Mac benchmarks

When we test a Mac's performance, Macworld Lab uses its own in-house application-based benchmark tool. Lab director James Galbraith explains how Speedmark 9 works.

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12 things that show how small the Mac Pro really is

Everyone knows that Apple's new Mac Pro is smaller than the old one. But to really get just how small it is, you need to see it in person--or at least next to something familiar. Here are a dozen household objects that will give you some perspective.

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Apple releases EFI Firmware Update v2.0 for the new Mac Pro

Though the Mac Pro hasn’t even been available to the public for 24 hours, Apple has already released an update for the machine.

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The new Mac Pro: First impressions

We've got a new Mac Pro in house and are testing it now. Here are a first few hands-on impressions with Apple's tiny high-end machine.

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The new Mac Pro: First look and hands-on slideshow

The 2013 Mac Pro is in the house. Here's a photo slideshow as we take the wraps off the new computer.

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Order your Mac Pro today, get it in February 2014

You won't be able to get your hands on Apple's high-end workstation for several weeks.

Get a free Mac Pro to replace your Dock's trash can icon

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Even if you don't have the money to shell out for a real Mac Pro, you can still capture the spirit of Apple's cylindrical computer -- or, more precisely, its icon. Developer Jonathan Hirz created an easy-to-install free mod that replaces your Trash icon with a picture of the new Mac Pro.