Apple Launches All-New iMac

New Family of iMacs Features Desktop Video, AirPort Wireless Networking and Fan-Free Operation

Cupertino, California—Oct. 5, 1999—AppleŽ today introduced a family of all-new iMac™ computers, continuing the revolution in consumer and education computing that began when the original iMac was introduced just over a year ago. The new family includes iMac, iMac DV (for “Digital Video”) and iMac DV Special Edition, which comes in a stunning new clear Graphite-colored enclosure. The new models are completely redesigned to be faster, sleeker, quieter, and make accessing the Internet even friendlier. Apple is shipping all three models beginning today.

“I’m in love with the new iMac—it’s the finest product Apple has ever created,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s interim CEO. “Desktop video and AirPort wireless networking are the next revolutionary features for home and classroom computing.”

All of the new iMacs feature:

In addition to the above features, both iMac DV models offer:

Pricing and Availability

The new iMacs are available immediately via The Apple Store ( and Apple Authorized Resellers in the following configurations:

Apple Computer, Inc. ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II, and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is now recommitted to its original mission—to bring the best personal computing products and support to students, educators, designers, scientists, engineers, businesspersons and consumers in over 140 countries around the world.

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