In Pictures: Six of the rarest Macs

Many Macs are uncommon or hard to find today, but for the sake of brevity (and for fear of the dreaded TL;DR), I’ve decided to examine six of the rarest among them.

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Power Macintosh G3 All-in-One (1998)

There’s an old saying that goes, “A camel is a horse designed by committee.” Similarly, the Power Mac G3 All-in-One (AIO) was an iMac designed by committee of horses.

One could say that the AIO’s convoluted form—which seems to follow the “tacked on” approach—represented all that was wrong with Apple’s hardware design process before Jobs took over for the second time. Even if we don't know the exact details, its design tells a story, and the story isn’t a pretty one.

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