While the iMac G3 was first introduced in May 1998, it didn’t hit store shelves until twenty years ago today: August 15, 1998. And even two decades later, the iMac G3 stands as one of Apple’s most important products to date.
It’s not a stretch to say that the computer helped to change Apple’s course forever. But it wasn’t just revolutionary for the company. Here are six ways the iMac G3 changed the world of computers and technology as a whole.