Today in Apple history: Apple introduces its biggest iMac G4 yet


Apple's 20-inch iMac G4 in all its glory.
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Nov18November 18, 2003: Apple debuts its 20-inch iMac G4, Apple’s biggest flat-panel all-in-one computer ever.

The introduction makes an already superb Mac even better — although somehow the additional few inches of screen real estate makes the new setup weigh twice (!) the smaller 17-inch model.

Australia Is Killing 1,300 iMac G4s After They Lasted A Full Decade


Steve Jobs unveiling the iMac G4 at Macworld 2002

The 2002 iMac G4 is one of our favorite Apple products ever. It had a dramatic design that no one had ever tried by emulating the sunflowers growing in Steve Jobs’ backyard.

Apple discontinued the iMac G4 in 2004, but thanks to Apple’s solid build quality and engineering, a herd of over 1,300 iMac G4’s have lasted a full decade in the service of Australia’s Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) offices. Sadly, they’re getting thrown away and replaced by Acers.