The German hardware collector Achim Baqué paid more than 100.000 euros at an auction in Cologne for one of the first computers made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the 70’s. The Apple 1, consisted of  200 components  and came with a pricetag of  666,66 USD. The Apple 1’s built-in computer terminal circuitry was distinctive. All one needed was a keyboard and an inexpensive television set. Competing machines such as the Altair 8800 generally were programmed with front-mounted toggle switches and used indicator lights  for output, and had to be extended with separate hardware to allow connection to a computer terminal or a teletypewriter machine. This made the Apple I an innovative machine for its day. In April 1977, the price was dropped to $475. It continued to be sold through August 1977.

source: HLN.BE

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