Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Mar 2007 23:02 UTC
Apple After yesterday's trip down memory lane with OS/2 2.1, I will today take you even further back. With the help of the recently released Apple Lisa emulator, ToastyTech (another invaluable tool for (G)UI fanatics such as myself) updated its set of screenshots from the Lisa Office System (version 3), the first commercially available graphical user interface for home use. "This Lisa emulator tries to give you the full experience of using an Apple Lisa. The backdrop is a photo of a Lisa that changes as the power light comes on and when you 'insert' a disk. It even plays the sound of the Lisa disk drive running as you access the disk. To start the emulator you must press the 'Power button' just as you would start a real Lisa." Read more for a few notes.
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RE: Hmm
by helf on Tue 13th Mar 2007 00:23 UTC in reply to "Hmm"
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No, they didnt invent the GUI. They invented what we now associate "desktop computer" with ;)

They did invent quite a bit. But not everything.

This guys computer had most everything ;)

even video conferencing!

In the 60s no less.

Anyways, I'm pretty sick of everyone giving Apple the credit of "inventing the GUI"... *sigh*

But they just say "first commercially available" machine. Though I believe the Xerox Alto was actually sold some and the Star was available if you really wanted it, and I think before the Lisa. I could be wrong.

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