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Apple I Computer Heads To Auction
2012-08-30 11:06:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s early computers are a piece of computing history. The very first Apple I computers were each hardwired by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs´ parent´s garage, and the pair only built 200 of these boards. These units were also famous for their minimalist nature, as any customer only received a computer board for their $666.66 purchase. It was up to the user to build a case and supply a TV screen to act as the...

Apple I Sells At Auction
2012-06-16 09:03:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Late last month, auction house Sotheby´s announced they would be selling a working Apple I computer and a hand written note and memo from Steve Jobs. Yesterday, these items went on the auction block, earning a record high $374,500 for the computer and $27,500 for the note and memo. When Sotheby´s first announced the Apple-themed auction, they placed an estimate of $15,000 for the 4 page note. As for the Apple I, Sotheby´s auctioned off one...

Sotheby's To Auction Off Pieces Of Apple's History
2012-05-29 10:29:27

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Those of you who know your Apple history know the path Steve Jobs traveled which led him to co-found a little start-up in his parents´ garage with Steve Wozniak. After dropping out – and then dropping in – of Portland, Oregon´s Reed College, Jobs traveled back to his home in California and took a job with popular game maker Atari. After ruffling his co-workers' feathers with his bristled demeanor and less than pleasing body odor,...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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