Steve Jobs first unveiled the iMac on May 7th, 1998. This device replaced Apple’s Performa-series. Video after the jump.
Aesthetically, the iMac was dramatically different from any other mainstream computer ever released. It was made of translucent “Bondi blue”-colored plastic, and was egg-shaped around a 15-inch (38 cm) CRT. There was a handle, and the computer interfaces were hidden behind a door that opened on the right-hand side of the machine