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Aug 15 1998 Apple launches the iMac

 

On August 15, 1998, Apple launched the first iMac into the world, the multi-colored gumdrop-shaped iMac proved to be the perfect launchpad for a revitalised Apple.

iMac

The first iMac had fairly modest specs, a 233 - 700MHz PowerPC 750 G3 processor, 128GB of storage, a 15-inch CRT, a CD-ROM drive, and an ATI graphics card. Since then Apple has regularly upgraded the iMac

The latest Pro version boasts up to 18-core 2.3 GHz Intel Xeon W processors (Turbo Boost up to 4.3GHz), 32GB of 2666MHz DDR4 memory (four SO-DIMM slots, user configurable to 128GB), up to 4TB SSD storage 27-inch (diagonal) Retina 5K display and Radeon Pro Vega graphics 64 card with 16GB of high bandwidth memory, and of course it is available in space grey.

iMacPro

Happy 20th birthday.


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