Picture of the Day: The Original Macintosh Computer Turns 28

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On this day in 1984, the first Macintosh computer went on sale, two days after a commercial for it aired during the Superbowl (the Raiders beat the Redskins). The computer came with two applications -- MacWrite and MacPaint. It sold for $2,495.

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Image: Wikimedia Commons.

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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