What happened to the very first computer Apple produced? Inventor Steve Wozniak presented the Apple-1 - Serial Number One - to educator Liza Loop. Itâ€™s one of the rarest and most important objects of the computing revolution.Â
Join us as vintage computing expert Corey Cohen attempts to bring to life that first Apple-1 computer. Others have tried and failed. Will Corey prevail? Watch him at work on the restoration and hear stories from some of the original trailblazers behind the Apple-1.
Facts about the Apple-1 computer: Â
- Steve Wozniak completed and demonstrated his first prototype in July 1976 at the Homebrew Club. They went on sale shortly after.Â Â
- Only about 175 Apple-1s were made.Â Â
- When Apple offered an exchange program for its follow-on Apple II computer, most Apple-1s were removed from circulation. There are an estimated 50 remaining in the world today. Only a small number have been restored to working condition.Â
What youâ€™ll experience:Â Â
- On January 18-21 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT join the live stream to view the restoration in progress. (This timeline is an estimate. If the restoration is successful, the live stream will end when the computer is restored.)
- Since an earlier attempt made to restore this Apple-1 was unsuccessful, there is an element of the unknown in this restoration. You will see the action and outcome unfold before your eyes!
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