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Macintosh
(Tablets and PC)
IMac
(Tablets and PC)
 

See also

Apple Desktop Bus

Knowledge Identifier: $Apple_Desktop_Bus

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Category: Technology (54)

Launched in 1985.

Country: (100%)

Main connections: Macintosh, IMac

Linked to: Apple Inc.

 

Timeline


 

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1985

Work on AppleBus was quickly re-directed to networking purposes, and evolved into the AppleTalk system that was released in 1985 add something


1990

ADB was rapidly replaced by USB as that system became popular in the late 1990s; the last external ADB port on an Apple product was in 1999, though it remained as an internal-only bus on some Mac models into the 2000s add something


1998

The first Macintosh to move from ADB was the iMac in 1998, which featured USB in its place add something


1999

The last Apple computer to have an ADB port was the "Yosemite" Power Macintosh G3 in 1999 add something


2005

No machines being built today use ADB for device interconnection, but up to February 2005, PowerBooks and iBooks still used the ADB protocol in the internal interface with the built-in keyboard and touchpad add something