In Pictures: 30 years of Apple’s Mac computer

Over the last three decades, the Mac has morphed and evolved into a dizzying array of form factors. While some models quickly came and went, others became iconic machines in their own right. So, in honor of the Mac's 30th birthday on 24 January, here is a look back at the more influential, significant, and notable Mac machines released over the last 30 years.

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Macintosh Portable Behold, Apple's first portable Mac, though it was not quite a laptop. Released all the way back in 1989, it wasn't the sleekest of devices, nor was it the lightest, as it weighed in at a pretty hefty 18 pounds. Note that the notebook did not contain a trackpad, instead relying exclusively on an old-fashioned track ball for cursor control.

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