TIAH: 1980s

Today in Apple history: Young Steve Jobs appears on Time cover

February 15, 1982: Steve Jobs appears on the front cover of Time magazine for the first time, becoming the public face of successful tech entrepreneurship. The first of many Time covers for Jobs, the article — titled “Striking It Rich: America’s Risk Takers” — casts him as the prototypical young upstart benefiting from the still-new …

Today in Apple history: Mac mania sweeps magazine racks

February 13, 1984: The arrival of the first Macintosh is met with enormous amounts of excitement by the tech press, as epitomized by InfoWorld magazine. Given the pre-internet lead time delay with the print media, it takes a few weeks after the January 24 release of the Macintosh for the computer to appear in magazines. …