Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 2nd Feb 2013 00:02 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Apple "Thirty years ago, Apple unveiled the Apple Lisa, a pioneering machine that introduced the mouse-driven graphical user interface to a wide audience and opened a new chapter in personal computer history. The Mac borrowed heavily from the Lisa, and the Mac went on to great things while the Lisa floundered. As a result, it's tempting to treat the Lisa as merely a footnote in the history of Apple. But as anyone who has used a real Lisa knows, Apple's first GUI-based computer played host to many distinctive quirks and traits that tend to get overlooked in the history books. The machine's 30th anniversary is as good a time as any to take a look at a handful of both odd and useful features that truly made the Lisa something unique." A bit lacking in the meat department, but still fun.
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RE: Soon...
by henderson101 on Mon 4th Feb 2013 12:19 UTC in reply to "Soon..."
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Jobs wasn't part of the Lisa project (or CEO) by the time the Lisa was released, indeed - he was championing the Mac, which is ultimately one of the reasons that got him fired by Sculley ( that and trying to oust Sculley.) Jobs therefore had zero influence over the price, bar the influence he had by sitting on the board. Sculley was his own guy, and if you believe Jobs controlled Sculley, I'd point you towards the fact that Sculley fired Jobs to disprove your assumption.

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