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Macintosh

Apple’s seminal product that revolutionised the computing industry by incorporating a GUI interface in the operating system. The first primitive Mac, produced in 1984, had the same basic elements now considered standard for all PCs—e.g., software formats like “pull-down” menus, “point-and-shoot” commands, and icons to represent files, programs and landmarks on the desktop, as well as hardware elements such as a mouse to navigate through the software and straightforward screen displays. Macs and modern PCs are “user friendly”, designed so that technologically unsophisticated consumers are able to use computers without the need to understand their internal workings.
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The pieces were all in place; the quadruple-play of Macintosh, PageMaker, LaserWriter, and Linotronic was powerful.
The LaserWriter 4/600 PS is capable of printing 106 line screens and 126 shades of gray, making it one of the best gray scale image printers of its type on the market.
The Apple Personal LaserWriter NTR is a low-cost, high-speed RISC-based laser printer, the first in the Apple laser family to add a parallel port to optimize the interface with DOS/Windows personal computers.
Students from all disciplines were eligible to win the Apple-donated Macintosh IIcx, color monitor, and Laserwriter II, We are proud to announce that Allan D.
A second EtherMac product, called EtherPrint for Macintosh, allows Macintosh users to perform spooled printing on an Apple LaserWriter and other printers through a 3Server.
The next year, the Macintosh operating system was enhanced to allow a few Macs to access the same LaserWriter printer.
With the pattern saved in EPSF, however, she encounters a problem printing it with the available memory on her LaserWriter. The manual warns that some texture documents can require a large amount of memory.
For reasons that are somewhat peculiar to West's CD-ROM products, potential subscribers should consider acquiring a high-end printer; e.g., an Apple LaserWriter, or a Hewlett Packard LaserJet Series IIP, Series II, or Series III printer.
Look at the LaserWriter. The LaserWriter was a combination of four things.
"The LaserWriter is a breakthrough in visual communications that will change the way people do business on paper," says Koalkin.
These housed 31 Mac LC computers, five ImageWriter printers and one LaserWriter printer.
See Figure 2.) This 2 x 4-inch label is formatted six-up (two columns of three) on a backing sheet for use in the LaserWriter.