Cook said it wasn’t his own Apple II computer, but he “fell in love with it” after using the machine. According to a report by 9to5Mac, Cook also spoke in the interview about the first product he worked on after joining Apple in 1998. Cook took a trip to Singapore to validate the production line for the original translucent iMac.
Apple II: One of the ‘most popular’ Apple computers
For those unfamiliar with the Apple II, it was the second computer Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak worked on. The Apple II opened to the public in 1977 and was one of the flagship computers for Apple. It wasn’t until 1984 when macintosh it was published that the Apple II has moved into the background.
In terms of specs, Apple II had one MOS 6502 chip for its CPU. It was 4KB of R.A.M. which would be expanded to 48 KB. It had a BASIC interpreter and could also support graphics and a color monitor. It didn’t have external storage initially, but Apple later added an external floppy drive.