Definitions for macintosh
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a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
macintosh, mackintosh, mac, mack(noun)
a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
A brand of personal computer manufactured by Apple Inc.
same as Mackintosh
The Macintosh, marketed as Mac, is a line of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is targeted mainly at the home, education, and creative professional markets. The line includes the descendants of the first commercially successful personal computer that was sold without a programming language package and instead introduced a desktop publishing package, a mouse and a graphical user interface, all three novelties at the time. It also includes descendants of the entry-level Mac mini desktop model, the Mac Pro tower graphics workstation, and the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops. Its Xserve server was discontinued on January 31, 2011. Apple Inc.'s then-chairman Steve Jobs introduced the first Macintosh on January 24, 1984. It became The Macintosh product line saw success through the end of the decade, though popularity dropped in the 1990s as the personal computer market shifted toward the "Wintel" platform: IBM PC compatible machines running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows with an Intel processor. In 1998, Apple consolidated its multiple consumer-level desktop models into the all-in-one iMac, which proved to be a sales success and saw the brand revitalized.
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