Computer Acronyms


A Macintosh (or a Mac for short) is a computer system that has Mac OS for its OS. There are a few different companies that produce Macs, but by far the largest is Apple. Older Macs are based on the 68xx processor, newer Macs on the PowerPC processor. The Macintosh was really the first general purpose computer to employ a GUI.

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