The Lost 1984 Video: young Steve Jobs introduces the Macintosh

Way back in 1984, Jobs was a young co-founder of a fledgling company. Before the iPad, iPhone and iMac, there was the Macintosh.

TUAW’s Steven Sande notes that Jobs “was the man who had the vision to create a company to give birth to the first truly consumer-oriented personal computer.”

Vintage Macs explains that the original Macintosh computer came equipped with 128 kilobytes of RAM, a floppy drive, a 512 x 342 pixel monitor, a mouse, and the applications MacWrite and MacPaint.

The Macintosh was introduced to the world via the now famous “1984” commercial, directed by Ridley Scott. The ad was based on George Orwell’s dystopian novel of the same name. The spot premiered during Super Bowl XVIII.

In this YouTube clip, a bow-tie-sporting Jobs introduces the Macintosh, which is listed among the top successes of Steve Jobs’s carreer. Check out this awesome vintage Apple moment.

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