Wow. Ten years and the iMac has changed shape many times. But there is only one original. iMac shipped for the first time on August 15, 1998.  This device is what signaled the return of Apple an the emergence of Jonathan Ive’s designs that would dominate Apple’s revolutionary harware for the next decade.

Those specs seem pretty paultry now but were impressive at the time.  What is more impressive is that I know more than one person who still uses one of these ten year old machines…

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