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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PowerBook 100 Largely considered Apple's first real laptop, the PowerBook 100 was released in October of 1991 and featured a novel design - a trackball centered in front of the keyboard! Weight wise, the machine measured in at just 5.1 pounds, making it far more portable than, say, the Macintosh Portable. It was also much more affordable. Spec-wise, the machine came with no internal floppy drive and featured a 9-inch display.

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