Behold, the touchscreen Apple iMac that time forgot

There's been much debate and speculation about whether Apple will ever make a touchscreen Mac. While 2-in-1s, including Microsoft's Surface range, have grown in popularity, tablets and PCs remain two clearly distinct product categories for Apple.

However, you might be surprised to learn that touchscreen Macs did exist on the market all the way back in 1999. And they came in the form of the iconic iMac G3 with its translucent back (see our pick of the best Apple deals for the tech giant's current range).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.