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'Mac' turns 30 in changing computer world

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Decades before changing the world with iPhones and iPads, Apple transformed home computing with the Macintosh. 

Steve Jobs introduces the iMac personal computer in San Francisco in Spetember 1, 1998, 14 years after the release of the first Mac

The friendly desktop machine referred to as the "Mac" and, importantly, the ability to control it by clicking on icons with a "mouse," opened computing to non-geeks in much the way that touchscreens later allowed almost anyone get instantly comfortable with smartphones or tablets.

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