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20 years of the iMac at Ars Technica, in reviews and pictures

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The original iMac was hardly a workhorse. It was designed to be a relatively affordable, visually pleasing consumer desktop, and that's what it was.
Apple released the first iMac on August 15, 1998-that makes this week the 20th anniversary of the often divisive, always popular, and ever iconic all-in-one. That first iMac was a revolution in terms of design-an important part of the history of not just Macs but personal computing generally. But some of the choices Apple made haven't aged that well and were controversial even at the time.
It all began with the iMac G3, which was...
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