The 50 Greatest Moments in Apple History

31. The First PowerBook Is Released

Year: 1991

Yeah, the Macintosh Portable was technically the first Apple laptop, but if you were carrying that brick around, you lost. We consider the PowerBook the first laptop to be made by the Cupertino company. Originally launched with three models, the PowerBook sported features that would come to define the laptop market: built in trackball, palm rests, and an active matrix display.

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