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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iBook G3 The first iteration of Apple's iBook line was released in 1999 and is notable for being the first laptop to come with 802.11b Wi-Fi networking built in. That's quite a feat for a now ubiquitous feature that most everyone takes for granted. Also interesting about the iBook G3 is that the design aesthetic was very child-like, with colored plastic and even a handle for easy transport.

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