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The evolution of the Macintosh: A visual history
Techies drooled this week when Apple released its impossibly thin new MacBook Pro — which seems light years beyond the cumbersome gadgets in Apple's past
 
The evolution of the Macintosh: A visual history JP Laffont/Sygma/Corbis

Apple's new super-charged MacBook Pro is just .71 inches thick and weighs in at a feathery 4.5 pounds. But long before Apple brought such sleek devices into the mainstream, it pioneered the personal computer industry with rather bulky contraptions. Here, a look back at Macintosh's journey:

 

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