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Today in History: August 02, 2005: Apple “Mighty Mouse” Released

  • August 2, 2017
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Today in History: August 02, 2005: Apple “Mighty Mouse” Released

The Apple “Mighty Mouse” was first released in 2005. It was the first mouse since Apple Lisa that had multi-button functionality. A $49 price tag made it a real addition to your machine.However, this mouse was not without controversy. Another company – Called “Man and Machine” – created a mouse for the medical field. It was also given a trademark for the Mighty Mouse name a year before Apple. Yet Apple still received a Trademark for the mouse.

Other Events on August 02

  • IBM introduces the 370 series
  • SGI switches to Intel chips
  • The Ionizer is arrested
  • Google Surpassed Apple as top global brand

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