When the Apple Macintosh operating system was introduced in 1984 it changed the way people interacted with computers.
Apple's founders, the two Steve's, Jobs and Wozniak, had seen a demonstration that changed their thinking. They paid a visit to Xerox PARC (which stands for Palo Alto Research Center) and saw a different way of manipulating objects on a computer screen. The following is a list of the main differences:
- Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- Use of ICONS
- Using PICTURES not CODE
- Introduction of the MOUSE
Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes
Summary: A complete overview of how the Mac OS X works
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Published: 12 June 2017
The link above will take you to a wikipedia page that explains the history of the Apple Macintosh Operating System.
The link above will take you to a wikipedia page that explains the history of Xerox Parc.
(Xerox is the photo-copying company.)