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Today in Apple history: Apple II gets its first ‘killer app’

January 2, 1979: Entrepreneurs Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston incorporate their company Software Arts to publish a little program called VisiCalc. The first spreadsheet for the Apple II, the $100 VisiCalc becomes personal computing’s first “killer app.” It helps transform personal computers from “cool to have” toys into “must have” business accessories. For computer users […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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