- January 7-10: The 2002 Macworld Conference & Expo is held. Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs presents a keynote address on the opening day to introduce iPhoto, the 14-inch iBook, and the flat panel iMac G4.
- May 6-10: The 2002 Worldwide Developers Conference is held in San Jose, California. CEO Steve Jobs holds a mock funeral for Mac OS 9 on the opening day to signify the end of classic Mac OS development at Apple Computer.
- July 17: The .Mac online services are introduced at Macworld Expo in New York.