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Old Mar 25th, 2008, 12:47 PM   #1
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First iMac - Nearly Ten Years Ago...

Stumbled across this on YouTube - Steve Jobs introducing the original iMac back in 1998. Enjoyable little trip down memory lane...
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Old Mar 25th, 2008, 12:58 PM   #2
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I remember the Calgary Mac Club getting a bit of a sneak peak. Knew right then that the dark ages were finally coming to an end.
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What struck me is how much Steve Jobs has aged visually since then. He let himself go! I think the reality of it is back then he coloured his hair and shaved, so you didn't see the grey hair. Funny thing is he dressed a lot older back then than he does now.
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Thanks for the blast to the past!

eMachines made a PC clone of the iMac that was met with warm reception when I worked at Office Depot back then.

...this was before I appreciated "style" in computing, and expected a BUB (big, ugly box.)
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I do believe the iMac saved Apple from oblivion, then came the "clamshell". Great design is sometime worth a lot. Aye! I'd rather drive a Ferrari than a Caravan and an Apple computer is like a Ferrari with the reliability of the old Volvos.
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