Steve Jobs' Technological Legacy

The Apple founder lives on through personal computing innovations that reshaped daily life
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1984: Macintosh Arrives

Posing with then-Apple CEO John Sculley (right) on January 16th, 1984, Steve Jobs transformed the very idea of a home computer for the second time, with the arrival of the Macintosh. Six days after this photo was taken, Macintosh computers were introduced to the world via a now-infamous commercial, directed by Ridley Scott, that aired during Super Bowl XVIII. Its arrival ushered in the first era of desktop publishing.

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