Макет ноутбука Apple Snow White 2 MacBook, 1982 год
Хартмут Эсслингер в 1969 году основал собственную сеть креативных бюро Frog Design. В середине 1970-х немецкий дизайнер работал с компанией Sony, а в период с 1982 по 1990 годы тесно сотрудничал с Apple. За эти годы ему удалось спроектировать ряд довольно интересных продуктов, некоторые из которых вы можете увидеть на фотографиях ниже.
Apple Snow White 1 Lisa Workstation, 1982
Candy bar Baby Mac with wireless mouse and keyboard, 1985 year. During the development of the concept of the Apple of Snow White 1 Sony Style designer has been guided by the principle "that would make Sony had decided to build a computer. Èsslingeru did not like the idea because it could lead to a conflict with Sony, but Steve Jobs isn't confused. According to Jobs, Sony style was to become a good guide because at the time the Japanese company was considered to be a benchmark in the development of high-tech consumer products.
Apple Snow White 1 Sony Style, 1982
The prototype tablet Apple Tablet Mac 1 Snow White with the system unit, keyboard, and stylus, 1982 year
The Apple of Snow White MacPhone 3, 1984 year. The most interesting of these gadgets, of course, is a hybrid of traditional landline phone and Tablet Apple Snow White 3 MacPhone. It was assumed that the device will have a large touch screen, with which users can interact using the stylus. However, MacPhone did not become a serial product.
On the original picture both stood among PC in 1981, when they sold a license for MS-DOS and the IBM agreement stipulated that they reserve for control. The new version of the photo will duplicate the old picture is a large part of the vintage COMPUTER already in place, and Paul Allen, who published the photo in your account Twitter, still dressed more formally than Bill Gates.
The photo was taken during a visit by Mr Gates in Seattle at the Museum of the Living Computer Museum, which was founded by Paul Allen in 2006 and opened in the past year for an interactive demonstration of the old PC. It is reported that employees of the Museum especially selected computers to the visit of Bill Gates, who came to the meeting of Paul Allen's friends, many of whom were pioneers in the field of PC.