Mac II: Expandability Optional
The Mac II was [[xref:http://applemuseum.bott.org/sections/computers/mac2.html|kept secret from Steve Jobs|Macintosh II]] during development because similar products were stopped dead in their tracks at this stage—but it was publicly loved after release. The Mac II, released in March 1987, was a revolution. The first open, expandable Mac, options included two 800K [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/145853/Technologies_We_re_Glad_Are_Dead|floppy drives|Technologies We're Glad Are Dead]], a hard drive, and 8-bit/256-color video at 640x480 (really, that was a Wow! at the time). The Mac II let users turn on the computer using the [[xref:http://www.cio.com/special/slideshows/cool_keyboards/index|keyboard's|7 Cool, Weird and Useful Computer Keyboards]] power key; that, too, was a first.
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