1993 - 2002 A Decade of Incredible Change in Newspaper Technology

May 16, 2003 at 03:48 pm by staff

The past two decades have introduced unparalleled changes in technology, which have significantly altered the way we create newspapers. Beginning with the introduction of the Macintosh in January 1984 - with an amazing speed of 8 MHz at a cost of $2,500 - and followed in the same year by PostScript level 1, the decade prior to 1993 brought incredible change to our industry. When sales of Macintosh computers started to fall back in 1985, Apple responded with the first laser printer to take advantage of Postscript, the Laserwriter. While similar to the HP LaserJet, the Postscript controller allowed the Laserwriter to produce
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