To select a program, you move the mouse to the icon and press the button on the top of the little rodent. If there are any additional options, they are displayed at the top of the screen, so you can move the mouse to make the appropriate selection. When this process was described to me, it sounded cumbersome, especially since I'm already comfortable with using a keyboard. But the mouse is so much more intuitive. As infants we learned to move objects around our play pens. Using a mouse is an extension of that skill.See also the original Consumer Reports review, which as Consumerist notes, "While the original Mac only had 128 KB of memory, the PDF download below of the review is 3.2 MB."
Friday, January 24, 2014
hello. The Apple Macintosh personal computer first went on sale 30 years ago today. As an early reviewer had to explain:
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