Apple Tree – 1976-2011 Apple Products Review
1976: Apple I was designed by founder Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, started Apple’s prelude.
1977: Apple II This improved product was called: the product to create a family type PC market.
1983: Apple Lisa came. Hard to guess Jobs’ mood, but no matter how this computer got the same name with his daughter.
1984: Apple Macintosh came with the advertising on the Super Bowl, this product with a GUI, shocked the world.
1987: ImageWriter LQ listed, this printer was built specifically for the Macintosh, the speed is 3 minutes/page.
1989: Macintosh Portable as Apple’s first attempt on the mobile computer was full of pain.
1990: Personal LaserWriter SC launched, precision reached 300DPI, print speed up to 3 pages/min
1991: lessons learned after the Macintosh Portable, the launch of PowerBook laid the prototype of modern mobile computer
Macintosh Quadra family launched, which is Apple’s first launch of tower computer.
1993: Newton PDA to market in this year. Released in the same year also have MacTV and Portable StyleWriter printer.
1995: Newton PDA to continue to evolve as a MessagePad 120.
1996: Newton PDA evolved to MessagePad 130 added backlight.
1997: Apple eMate 300 was the only model comes with the keyboard in Newton series.
As the first Mac equipped with PowerPC 750 processor, Minitower was 10% faster than the former.
Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh launched, marked Apple has founded for 20 years.
1998: The birth of iMac was Apple’s gift product for the millennium, is for low-end mass-market products.
The new designed PowerBook G3 launched.
1999: the first AirPort Base Station launched, in line with iBooks series provided up to 11Mbps connection speed.
The Power Macintosh G3 of easy to open with a transparent shell is the first computer equipped with FireWire technology.
The two PowerMac G4 released in the same year separately owned PCI and AGP-based graphics card.
2000: The amazing Power Mac G4 Cube launched, subversive shape design made it didn’t have the PCI slots and also did not support the standard size AGP graphics card.
2001: The iPod with control wheel launched, no one would have thought that this only belonged to the Mac users’ MP3 at the beginning will have a what success.
The iBook released in the same year brought the PowerBook G4’s outstanding design to the ordinary consumer market.
In the same year, PowerBook G4 with low-power version G4 chip and titanium material come out in a 1-inch size.
2002: the eMac which was designed for the education market also equipped with a G4 chip, to achieve a 17-inch display.
In the same year the iMac equipped with a 15-inch LCD monitor come out as a lamp shape, Steve Jobs said at the press conference: CRT is dead.
2003: the iPod with Dock Connector came out, from then PC users do not have to buy a Mac because of the iPod.
In the same year the advent of PowerMac G5 marked PowerPC series evolved into the fifth generation. G5’s tower chassis design firm, beautiful and practical.
2004: the design of AirPort Express that hard to distinguish charging socket and the wireless router was impressive.
iPod Mini launched, providing a silver, gold, blue, pink, green, five colors.
iMac G5 all-in-one design thrown away the cable, lost fat, leading the design fashion of the all-in-one next.
iPod Photo launched, iPod series no longer black and white from then.
2005: iPod 5 launched, a resolution of 320*240 with MPEG-4, H.264 video playback capabilities.
In the same year, iPod nano came out, use flash memory to instead of the small-capacity hard disk media player, iPod Mini.
In the same year, iPod Shuffle launched, no display, flash media, Apple also has its low-end mp3 player.
Mac Mini came out, Apple made its new low-end computers like the size of lunch boxes attracted a whole commotion.
2006: iPod nano 2nd launched, back to the five color of previous iPod Mini.
iPod Shuffle to lose weight, became a small clip.
iMac became a separate product line, fully upgraded to dual-core processor, display up to 24-inch.
Mac Pro came out, uses Intel processors comprehensive instead of former PowerMac G5 which equipped with PowerPC processors.
MacBook launched, across the board with Intel processors, offered black or white, made of plastic material.
MacBook Pro 15-inch display launched, the metal material.
2007: iMac was changed to a metallic new design, the full range of upgraded configurations.
AirPort Extreme came out, provides 802.11n wireless access to maintain the characteristics of Apple’s products: heat, but very stable.
Apple TV launched, which is Apple’s first try for the set-top box products, playing with toys.
iPod Classic launched, lighter, larger capacity, use of time exceeded 40 hours.
iPhone came out, Apple into an unfamiliar mobile phone area, wish you good luck!
iPod Touch launched, is the iPhone without phone feature, is an important piece of Apple’s layout in the mobile market.
iPod nano 3rd came out, the new design to make it looks like a cute fat.
2008: Time Capsule came out, Mac users have a regret drugs from then, or: Time Machine.
iPod nano 4th came out, returned to narrow lean design.
MacBook 13-inch models introduced high-end Macbook Pro’s metal material.
MacBook Air launched, was called the next generation of computer by Apple, light enough, thin enough.
2009: MacBook Pro product line extended to 13 inches.
iMac product line continued to upgrade configuration, and some adjustment in the exterior design details, became more tough.
iPod nano 5th came out, carrying the camera, with gravity sensing.
iPod Shuffle continued to thin, with narrow thin design and the use of metal materials. Of course, it is still a clip.
iPhone 3GS launched, the speed was well ahead of the previous two products, worthy of the Speed model.
Mac Mini Server launched, two built-in 500GB hard drives.
2010: Apple TV2 came out, palm-sized, A4 processor, with iTunes’ video and audio resources, Apple once again tried set-top box.
iPad launched, the iPod Touch eventually hit a piece of sky: personal Tablet PC era is coming.
iPhone 4 retina screen, A4 processor, a new glass shell. In the field of smart phones, Apple became a benchmark.
iPod Touch 4 tightly followed the pace of the iPhone 4, first fully equipped with front and rear camera.
iPod Shuffle continued to thin, miniature of a square, a clip with buttons.
The shape and size of iPod nano similar to Shuffle, providing the display, and have multi-touch functionality.
Mac Mini upgraded, using the Unibody design, began to take the metallic path.
MacBook Air adopted the Unibody design, completely used solid-state hard drive instead of mechanical hard drive, lighter, thinner and faster.
2011: iPad 2 released, A5 dual-core processor, equipped with cameras, brought personal tablet PC into a new height.