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All of Apple's portable Macs since 1984

Are you excited about the rumored new MacBook Pro? Is it more than time to see some new innovations? If your answer to these questions is yes, stay tuned. Here's a walk through memory lane of all Apple's previous portable Mac models. They've come a long way since 1984.
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Mac 128K

The Mac 128K, 512K, and Mac Plus all shared this form factor. They were luggable and huggable.

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Macintosh SE

Like the previous generation, the SE models had a handle.

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Mac Classic

You may not remember the Classic, but it was the first sub-$1000 machine. It, too, had a handle.

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Power Mac G3 Tower

We'll let this G3 represent the entire tower series. They had handles, so, well. They all had handles.

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Macintosh Portable

It's clunky, it's old, and it's from 1989. Apple's first official clamshell portable.

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PowerBook 100

Say hello to the PowerBook 100 from 25 years ago. The first modern Apple laptop.

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PowerBooks 140-180

You're looking at the PowerBook 140 from 1991, $3,000 (in '91 dollars) of carry computing power.

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PowerBook Duo line

This here is the PowerBook Duo. Thin (for the time), expensive, and sold from 1992-1997.

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PowerBook 540

The PowerBook 540 was the first to have Ethernet built in. This was 1994, so that was big.

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PowerBook 5300

If you're Jeff Goldblum, saving the Earth from aliens, this is the PowerBook for you.

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PowerBook 1400

Sold from 1996 to 1998, this was Apple's new entry-level PowerBook.

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PowerBook 3400c

1997's PowerBook 3400c was the first to have an internal PCI architecture.

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PowerBook 2400c

What made the 2400c special was it was Apple's replacement for the Duo, but was incompatible with the Duo Dock. Yeah.

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PowerBook G3

The "Wallstreet" series of PowerBooks was introduced 18 years ago.

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iBook

The iBook (not to be confused with iBooks) was available in five fruity colors.

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iBook G4

iBook G4, less fruity, more speedy.

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PowerBook G4 Titanium

The PowerBook G4 Titanium was partially built with a titanium shell.

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PowerBook G4 Aluminum

Switching from titanium, Apple started making the PowerBook G4 with machined aluminum.

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MacBook

The original MacBook from a decade ago was very, very white.

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Unibody Aluminum MacBook

With new manufacturing processes, Apple moved to unibody construction in 2008.

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MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro has been an Apple staple for a decade. The Retina display was introduced in 2012.

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MacBook Air

Go light or go home. This was the last MacBook introduced by Steve Jobs.

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MacBook (2015)

You don't need ports or power when you have sexy colors and a slim design.

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