“Macitynet was reporting on Tuesday that a university in Turin, Italy has brought an Apple 1 back to life,” Electronista reports.
“The Apple 1 was a limited edition computer, with about 200 made prior to Apple’s founding in 1977. After the company was founded, the original Apple 1 computers were accepted as trade-ins for the Apple II, so few survive today,” Electronista reports. “The number 82 model, bought at Christie’s auction for over $200,000 by Italian collector Marco Boglione, was the Apple restarted today.”
Electronista reports, “The restart was held at Politecnico Main Hall in Turni’s Politecnico di Torino university, and went well, despite the motherboard’s 35-year-old transistors.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Not that we needed any, but this is more proof that Apple-branded computers last a very long time!