From Mac Portable to the new Macbook: A history of Apple laptops in photos

Macintosh Portable

With the public release of the new MacBook imminent, we're taking a look back at the history of portable Apple computers. Here's how the designs have changed over time.

The first battery-powered portable computer produced by Apple, the Macintosh Portable debuted in 1989. The Macintosh Portable was available in three different configurations and was discontinued in 1991.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.