Here is Steve Jobs introducing the Macintosh back in 1984. It's hard to believe it's been thirty years since I saw that Apple commercial during the Super Bowl.

I didn't rush out and buy one right away. Instead of the original 128k version I splurged and bought the later 512k version. Of course some people laughed saying there was no need for that much RAM. I was never proficient enough with MacPaint to create anything as good as the images in the video but it was fun to work with. At least one of the games I played on my Macintosh used that same creepy computer voice though.

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Over on Smithsonian.com there is a post about the unveiling and initial reviews of the machine.