After seeing those antiques from the article Evolution of Apple Products 1, I believe we already have a nice nostalgic moment.
Now is the time to show the glimmer of Apple products in the past 10 years…
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All-in-One built on the success of previous built-in monitor models.
Filled Apple's PowerBook offerings, from low to high end, with a single motherboard design.
Code: Main Street, Wall Street
Apple's computer for the new millennium.
The first Apple model to support FireWire, Apple's new high-speed serial standard.
The 'Bronze' was 20% thinner than its predecessor, nearly two pounds lighter, and longer battery life.
Code: 101, Lombard
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Was perhaps the most anxiously awaited Apple computer ever. Lacked firewire.
A major revision of the PowerMac line. Introduced the new professional color, 'graphite'.
A major jump forward in Apple's consumer strategy with 2 FireWire ports.
A faster iBook with graphite coloring of its iMac DV and PowerMac G4 cousins.
Announced at MacWorld Tokyo with many impressive features added.
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The processor speed was upped to 450 MHz and the hard drive was doubled to 20 GB.
Introduced a dramatic new case design. Housed in an 8x8x8 cube.
Apple finally brought FireWire to its entire product line.
Stylish new Titanium enclosure, which was only 1-inch thick, 0.7-inch thinner than its predecessor.
A dramatic change in the iMac colors.
More aesthetic and Much smaller than its predecessor.
A slightly modified enclosure to the G4 line. It also included a processor speed-bump.
The iPod represented Apple's first strike into the digital music market.
A larger 14.1-inch screen and larger case.
Brought both the G4 processor and Super Drive to the consumer space for the first time.
eMac brought G4 power and a 17 inch monitor to the familiar iMac form factor.
Included: larger hard drives, faster graphics, and a higher-resolution screen.
The Xserve was the first Apple machine specifically designed for the server market in years.
Shipped with a CD-RW/DVD-RW SuperDrive, an 80 GB hard drive, and 256 MB of RAM.
Dual processors were included across the entire line. Enhanced graphics cards.
Built around a 1-inch thick aluminum case. The first Mac to include FireWire 800.
Support for up to 14 180 GB drive modules, each on a separate ATA-100 bus.
Updated both the look-and-feel and the feature set of the existing iPod. Thinner and lighter.
Included a faster ATI Radeon 7500 Graphics processor and AirPort Extreme support.
Apple's long-awaited fifth generation PowerPC-based machine. Used IBM-designed processor.
Code: Q37, Grand Prix
The final piece in the transition from the G3 to the G4 processor. Included USB 2.0 and Bluetooth support.
Built around a 1" 4 GB hard drive. Large enough to hold nearly 1,000 songs.
More and faster RAM, FireWire 800 and USB 2.0, Serial ATA and PCI-X support.
Code: Q42, Chrysalis
Thinner, lighter, and cheaper.
64-bit G5 processor: faster and more advanced.
Signatures of the members of U2 laser-engraved on the back.
Color screen and larger hard drive, used to store and display digital photos.
The most innovative design decision by not including any sort of display.
Apple's first monitor-less consumer Mac in more than six years.
Built around a 2 or 4 GB flash memory drive to replace the best-selling iPod mini.
The first Mac to include an integrated iSight camera. Also included: a remote control and 'Front Row'
The first iPod capable of displaying video.
The first portable Mac to use Intel Processors. Introduced the new 'MagSafe' power connector.
Completing the transition of Apple's portable computers to Intel Processors.
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The Mac Pro was based on two 64-bit, dual-core Intel Xeon 5100 'Woodcrest' processors.
Redesigned case and increased capacity.
Even smaller than the original iPod shuffle. Available in all five colors: silver, blue, green, red, and pink.
Apple TV allowed streaming of audio and video from any iTunes-equipped computer on the local network.
A revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough Internet communications device.
Full case redesign, featuring a striking new aluminum case design.
Smaller, thinner, and offer increased connectivity. Came in an all-metal case.
Shorter and wider than any previous iPod nano, for which it garnered the nickname 'fat boy'.
The iPhone without the phone, without the camera, and without bluetooth.
The thinnest laptop, ever.
Options included dual quad-core 2.8 GHz/3.0 GHz processors, 3 TB storage via three swappable bays.
Included new features: 3G networking and built-in GPS.
Capacity Doubled. Accelerometer added. 'Genius' playlist feature installed.
Able to purchase and download device-resident applications directly from the App Store.
Featured a striking glass-covered screen, and a new glass-covered, clickable multi-touch trackpad.
Included a faster graphics chipset, a faster bus, and a glass-covered clickable Multi-Touch trackpad.
I love the simple design of latest iMac, how about you?
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