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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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At the Taco Mac Family Zone visitors will be able to experience interactive sports and games in a fun, Taco Mac-themed setting which reflects the atmosphere of their local Taco Mac restaurant.
OEMs who build their systems around components such as iVivity's iDiSX(TM) 2000 and Vitesse's Barrington(TM) Mac Family can focus on their core competency of system-level development instead of board-level connectivity.
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With this latest addition to the DOS on Mac family, Reply now provides cross-platform solutions from the Quadra and Centris through the entire Power Macintosh 6100 and 7100 families.
2, 1995--Reply Corporation today announced the newest member of the DOS on Power Mac family, providing the fastest, most affordable way to run DOS and Windows on an Apple Power Macintosh 7100/80.