Featuring an integrated keyboard, built-in BASIC programming languages, expandable memory, a monitor capable of color graphics, a sound card and expansion slots, the Apple II resembles today's modern desktops in the way a '38 Plymouth resembles a Cadillac Escalade. Cruder, perhaps, with fewer bells and whistles, but a smoothly functioning machine nevertheless.
A few years later I upgraded from a TRS-80 to a second-hand Apple II. I was amazed at the ease of a computer that you didnâ€™t have to program yourself! Link