Picture of the Day: The Original Macintosh Computer Turns 28

By Rebecca J. Rosen

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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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