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Selling the Apple II: Three true stories
Posted By Mike Maginnis On April 16, 2012 @ 4:15 pm In Elsewhere,General | No Comments
CNET’s Rafe Needleman celebrates  the 35th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple II with a few anecdotes from his days as a high schooler selling computers as a summer job at the local Computer Connection store. Discussed are Dan Bricklin’s  killer app, VisiCalc; Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Graphics Tablet System ; and a Corvus 10 Meg hard disk system  that literally flamed out in spectacular fashion.
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 celebrates: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57414789-37/selling-the-apple-ii-three-true-stories/
 Dan Bricklin’s: http://www.bricklin.com/
 Utopia Graphics Tablet System: http://www.edibleapple.com/2009/11/23/the-first-apple-tablet-from-1979/
 10 Meg hard disk system: http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/610
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