Geek Fact for May 19th

In 1980, the Apple III was announced at the National Computer Conference.

The Apple III ran twice as fast as the Apple II and had 128K of RAM, twice as much as the Apple II. It was also the first Apple computer to have a built-in floppy drive.

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