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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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0 for the Power Macintosh requires an Apple Power Macintosh computer with at least 8MB of RAM available to PageMaker and 15MB of free hard drive space.
StarNet also confirms other industry reports that Windows applications run faster on Intel-based Macintosh computers than on traditional Windows hardware.
0 for the Power Macintosh requires an Apple Power Macintosh computer with 8MB of RAM and virtual memory turned on (16MB of RAM recommended), 25MB of available hard drive space, and a mouse or digitizing drawing tablet with stylus.
Native versions of these products for the Power Macintosh computers are in development and will ship in the summer of 1994.
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The new Power Macintosh computers provide a great opportunity for us to increase the power of our Macintosh software and the productivity of our customers," said Gordon E.
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As a result, PageMaker and Aldus FreeHand for the Power Macintosh computer perform between two and ten times faster -- depending on the operation -- than their counterparts running on the fastest Quadra computers in Apple's current Macintosh line.
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Apple Personal Diagnostics is the most complete and easy-to-use diagnostic software for Macintosh computer users," said Tim Hayes, director of the Apple Customer Service Division.
Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that it has reduced prices by as much as 10 percent on its highly rated Mercury Extreme line of G4 processor upgrades for Apple Macintosh computers.
Since most real estate agents shy away from technology, the Macintosh computer is the best tool for them because it's just so easy to use," says Rachel McConnell.