1988 – Ahn Sang-soo
Setting typography free
For years, the only way to print the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, was through the laborious process of phototypesetting. Using his Macintosh, typographer Ahn Sang-soo designed a simple, off-square digital font that anyone could use. People were then able to write and create beautiful documents using Korean characters. This sparked a creative movement for a new group of artists and storytellers.
Released September 19, 1988
The Macintosh IIx wasn’t just a follow-up to the previous model. It introduced the 1.44MB floppy disk to the Mac line, nearly doubling the capacity compared to earlier computers. This floppy disk would become the standard in personal computers over the next decade.
What people did with it
In 1988, the Macintosh IIx was many things to Mac users. Here’s how people say they used it the most.
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