The Macintosh was developed by a team of engineers at Apple Computers. Initially Jef Raskin proposed the idea and was joined by Bill Atkinson. Apple's boss Steve Jobs liked the early ideas for the computer and took over running the development project.
Stephen Gary Wozniak an American computer engineer who co-founded Apple Computers, (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. His inventions and machines are credited with contributing significantly to the personal computer revolution of the 1970s. Wozniak created the Apple I and Apple II computers in the mid-1970s.
Apple was created on the 1st of april 1976,
Apple was the first computer with a fully assembled circuit board,they had improved upon the design of the Apple I and the Apple II was made available to the public.
thereaspn the Company was named, ''Apple'' was Simply because the trio realized that "Apple" would come before the most famous name in computers at the time, Atari.
Over the years, Apple Computers continued to improve, becoming cheaper thereby making it easier for many homes to have a personal computer.
The Apple Computer was the beginning of desktop publishing era. Apple revolutionized publishing with its magic combination of a PC, it’s LaserWriter printer and specialized software, Aldus PageMaker and MacPublisher. Aldus is now Adobe PageMaker. These components allowed the designing and printing of documents complete with text and graphics. It is for this reason that the Macintosh is still a favorite among the graphic design crowd.