[Video] The day that Steve Jobs introduced the Macintosh and started a customer cult like no other

Posted In Mobile Web - By Ryan On Thursday, August 25th, 2011 With 0 Comments

The Steve Jobs era as we’ve known it may have ended, with him resigning as CEO of Apple today, but even “the most innovative company in the world” (to quote Jobs’ successor Tim Cook) had to start somewhere. And this is it.

It all began on a darkly-lit stage in January 1984. Steve presented the Macintosh to the world for the very first time. And even then, back in the 80s when hairspray was more important than technology, you could hear the cheers and oohs and aahs of the initiates of the customer cult that would support Apple’s endeavours for the next 27 years. And, I have no doubt, many many more to come.

Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Steve Jobs:

About - With at least 20 phones tucked away in drawers around the house and office, Ryan is a buy-to-try mobile consumer and loves playing with new handsets. Right now he's stuck on the iPhone 4.

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