1 Apple Lisa = 43 iPads, or, How Far We’ve Come

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    Posted: 11 April 2010 10:45 PM

    We old bastards sometimes get teary-eyed when we think about the Lisa, but we’re secretly pleased that we never had to rely on them to get any work done (hands up anyone who did?).

    But for the price they cost so many, many years ago, you can get 43 iPads.

    There’s no floppy drive in the iPad, though, which is definitely a mistake.


    [ Edited: 12 April 2010 02:47 AM by Laurie Fleming ]


    Laurie Fleming - the singing geek


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    Posted: 13 April 2010 04:08 PM #1

    Another sad thing is that I’ve never seen things like a Newton or a Lisa in person. 

    We were early adopters of the Apple IIe, but it wasn’t until 1994 that I got my very own Performa.