Classic Apple Facts
28 Battery life of the eMate 300 in hours
The new MacBook Pro’s battery lasts for 10 hours, but back in 1997 the eMate 300 kept going for an impressive 28 hours. Of course, it was a very different beast, aimed at the educational market and used in schools.
38.5MB Capacity of Apple Tape Backup 40SC
Launched in 1987, this device allowed you to back up your tape-based data. It could back up 20MB of files in approximately 17-18 minutes.
$2.5 million TOTAL AD SPEND ON MACPAINT
Alongside MacWrite, MacPaint was one of the original ‘killer apps’ released with the first Macintosh in 1984. To advertise MacPaint, Apple spent $2.5 million to buy up all 39 advertising pages in the November 1984 issue of Newsweek magazine.