The 50 Greatest Moments in Apple History

44. Apple Does Away With Floppy Disks

Year: 1998

When Apple did away with the floppy-disk drive on its iMac G3, many said it was making a huge mistake, as a hell of a lot of people still used floppy disks to transport files. They were right. But Steve didn't let up, instead choosing to look to the future. Guess who turned out to be right in the end?

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