It unveils Apple II
, the first personal computer to generate colour graphics.
Many research studies have been conducted since our original Survival Words program was released over 25 years ago for the Apple II
, and studies were done on the effects of computer-based instruction for individuals who have significant learning difficulties.
We were in the right place at the time," Wozniak said in his Chico speech While the Apple II
was a leap forward and introduced color and pixels to the computer, Wozniak says Visicalc, which he calls the first "killer app," increased demand for the Apple II
The Apple II
followed soon after, with its ability to display high resolution color graphics, and a beige plastic case that became the standard in PC appearance for years.
The first widely used PCs appear: the MITS Altair 8800, followed by the Apple and Apple II
The first highly successful mass-produced PC goes back to the Apple II
the company published the first cassette tutorial for the Apple II
Plus in 1981, "primarily for the schools, but when Apple got wind of it, they purchased in bulk to train their own field sales reps," McFadden told NL/NL.
They lease an Apple II
computer for use with the software package.
In fiscal year 1980, Apple sold just 78,000 Apple II
Computers--to hobbyists, for the most part.
The PC will not really catch on until the advent of the Apple II
Steven Jobs, another college dropout, was producing the Apple II
in his garage.
It was available for Apple II
and Commodore 64 computers.