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The following Special Events were held by Apple Computer in 1998:

January 1998[]

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MacWorld San Francisco 1998

The 1998 Macworld Conference & Expo was held January 6 to 9, 1998 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. During the keynote address on the opening day, Apple interim CEO Steve Jobs announced Mac OS 8.1 with support for HFS Plus, QuickTime 3.0, and the return of Apple to profitability.

May 1998[]

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Steve Jobs introduces the iMac - 1998

iMac[]

On May 6, 1998, Apple held a standalone special event at the Flint Center at De Anza College in Cupertino, where Steve Jobs unveiled the iMac, featuring a PowerPC G3 processor and a groundbreaking translucent design by Jonathan Ive.[1][2]

WWDC 1998[]

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1998 05 11 WWDC 1998

Main article: Worldwide Developers Conference 1998

The 1998 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 1998) was held May 11 to 15, 1998 at the San Jose Convention Center. New announcements included the new "Wallstreet" PowerBook G3 with DVD-ROM drive and the Carbon API to transition existing Mac software from classic Mac OS to Mac OS X.[3][4]

July 1998[]

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Macworld 1998 Steve Jobs talks about Apples return

On July 7, 1998, a keynote event was held at Macworld Expo New York in which Steve Jobs recapped the survival of Apple and moving on from profitability to product strategy. Mac OS 8.5 (code named "Allegro") was demonstrated.[5]

References[]

  1. Watch Steve Jobs launching first iMac computer on this day 20 years ago, Financial Express. 2018-05-07.
  2. iMac Introduction, All about Steve Jobs. 1998-05-06.
  3. Apple’s 10 most important WWDC announcements of all-time by Yoni Heisler, Boy Genius Report. 2016-06-13.
  4. WWDC 1998, All about Steve Jobs. 1998-05-11.
  5. Macworld NY 1998, All about Steve Jobs. 1998-07-07.

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