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March 18, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:16pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Ironically, Apple celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the Macintosh at the CeBIT show in Germany on Friday 14th, hours before the restructuring announcement (CI No 3,121), with a preview of a limited edition Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh. Described as a prototype of computing’s future the system, which had been known under the codename Spartacus, includes a TV and radio tuner, video inputs and customized Bose speakers, including subwoofer. The 250MHz 603e-based upright ultraslimline computer, inspired by Bang & Olufsen hi-fi design, comes with 32Mb RAM and 2Mb video RAM, and has an upright-loading CD-drive, 12.1 inch active matrix screen, polished metal casing, and leather keyboard palm-rest. Only 12,000 will be made and marketed from August of this year, priced at $6,000. Take a look on the Web at

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