January 19, 1983: Apple Lisa Introduced
Happy Birthday to me.
1983 – at an introductory price of $9995, Apple introduces the Lisa computer – the first computer with a GUI (Graphical User Interface). The computer featured a 5 MHz 68000 microprocessor, 1 MB RAM, 12″ monochrome monitor, dual 5.25″ 860 KB floppy drives, a 5 MB hard drive and more. Lisa cost Apple Computer US$50 million to develop. The software for it cost Apple Computer US$100 million to develop.“Lisa” is an acronym for Local Integrated Software Architecture.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 19
- I Love Lucy gave birth on TV
- First IBM PC virus was “the Brain”
- MegaUpload was Closed
- New York sets up 911 to accept photos from cell phones.