The iMac is 20 years old. Jeffrey offers a review of the past that saved Apple’s future.
The original iMac’s claim to fame was ease of use– no other PC was easier to setup and use on the internet, hence the monicker– iMac. ‘i’ for internet. The early iMacs sold briskly and helped propel Apple toward a future of next great things in abundance. The iMac made its way out of the dark and lonely confines CompUSA and Circuit City and other retailers which had pronounced Apple as mostly dead.
I remember the hockey puck. Horrendous. Steve Jobs loved it.