On the Mac’s 30th birthday, Apple does some horn tooting

The often tight-lipped company is having a relatively effusive celebration to mark three decades of its game-changing computer. It’s even asking for some fan input.

Outside of product announcements and keynote addresses, Apple tends to be a fairly reserved company, to put it lightly. For years, the company has been called tight-lipped and secretive.

So the fact that the company added a section to its website Friday marking the 30th anniversary of the Macintosh home computer’s emergence on the market seems uncharacteristic. It isn’t just a timeline and a few words about the computer’s introduction on Jan. 24, 1984, either. There’s a video with gushing interviews with computer experts, teachers, designers, artists, and Moby:

Beyond that, the company is asking fans to share their stories in a section called “Your first Mac.”

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