In January 1983, Apple Computer officially unveils the Lisa computer.
It features a 5-MHz 68000 microprocessor, 1MB RAM, 2MB ROM, a 12-inch B/W
monitor, 720x364 graphics, dual 5.25-inch 860KB floppy drives, and a 5MB
Profile hard drive. It is slow, but innovative. Its initial price is US$10,000.
The Lisa is based on the Xerox Star System, and cost Apple Computer US$50
million to develop. It is the first personal computer with a graphical
user interface. The software for it cost Apple Computer US$100 million
to develop. "Lisa" stands for Local Integrated Software Architecture.