Apple's Most Intriguing Designs
For many computer users, [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/473269/Apple_s_Biggest_Moments_in_|Apple|Apple's 5 Biggest Moments in 2008]] has defined the personal computer industry, driven technology innovation, and changed the perception of personal computing. The company reinvented itself several times over, as it developed and enhanced [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/466165/The_New_Apple_Mac_Buying_Guide|the Macintosh|The New Apple Mac Buying Guide]], affecting the world of computing every time it did. Apple fans have defined their own culture and follow the metamorphosis of the company, its products and its software with passion. Apple made waves with its historic [[xref:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYecfV3ubP8|1984 commercial|1984 Apple's Macintosh Commercial]], its [[xref:http://advice.cio.com/shane_oneill/apple_vs_microsoft_vista_whos_winning_the_ad_battle|rivalry with Microsoft|Apple vs. Microsoft Vista: Who's Winning the Ad Battle?]] and its [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/473827/Apple_Shows_Off_New_Flagship_Boston_Store|retail megastores|Apple Shows Off New Flagship Boston Store]]. Even [[xref:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/|Forrest Gump|Forrest Gump]] got in on the action when he "bought" stock in 1994. But although iPods and [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/471863/New_iPhone_Apps_Target_Business_Users|iPhones|New iPhone Apps Target Business Users]] are perpetually cool to obsess over nowadays, it was really Apple's computers -- particularly the Apple -- that started it all.
Join us for a trip down memory lane, and learn how the Mac evolution led to the Apple revolution.