CNBC’s presentation of “Welcome to Macintosh” will premiere on Monday, January 4th at 9:30pm ET and “Macheads” will premiere on Tuesday, January 5th at 10pm ET.
Welcome to Macintosh
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, two friends united by their interest in technology and dissatisfied with personal computers made by others, set out to make what they called the world’s first good personal computer. The first Apple computer became the cornerstone of a company that would change the world. In 1984, Apple introduced Macintosh and thrust the industry forward into a new era. The style and ease of a Mac led to an inspired revolution in the computer industry. Whether you know it or not, these events have changed your life. CNBC’s Welcome to Macintosh looks back at the inventors, engineering and design that came together to produce the world renowned Mac computers.
The Mac community is filled with adoring fans. There’s worldwide excitement and anticipation for “all things Apple.” You’ll meet adoring Apple fans with unwavering loyalty for the company and it’s products. What makes Mac computers, the iPhone and iPods so popular? CNBC’s MacHEADS explores the world of Mac, a cultural phenomena that created a cult fan base, made Steve Jobs a modern day hero and generated a multi-million dollar business.