Great Moments In Commercial History: Apple

It has the power of at least 2 computers! It can run over 10,000 different programs! It comes with everything you need to hook it up to your TV! You can take it home for under $1300!

We like watching ads for outdated technology. It reminds us not to spend tons on money on soon-to-be obsolete junk, and also makes us feel happy that technology is so much better than it was in 1984.

And just because we love you, here’s one about something new called “the internet” and an old Mac/PC ad:

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