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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Macintosh
The Macintosh was the first widely-sold personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) and a mouse. Apple introduced the Macintosh (popularly known as the Mac) on January 24th, 1984.
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See specs for the original Mac and the commercial that introduced it.
Wikipedia has an entry about the Macintosh.
Apple offers a Macintosh product guide.
CNET News looks at the future of the Mac.