In Pictures: 30 years of Apple’s Mac computer

Over the last three decades, the Mac has morphed and evolved into a dizzying array of form factors. While some models quickly came and went, others became iconic machines in their own right. So, in honor of the Mac's 30th birthday on 24 January, here is a look back at the more influential, significant, and notable Mac machines released over the last 30 years.

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iMac G4 You might know the iMac G4 better as the sunflower Mac, or, perhaps more simply, the flat-panel iMac that looked like a desk lamp. Released in early 2002, the iMac G4 represented a marked departure from previous iterations of the iMac. This particular iMac also marked the first time Apple released a desktop computer with an adjustable screen you could tilt and turn just to your liking. The iMac G4 also ended the Mac's love affair with translucent color.

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