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This is what Apple's website looked like in 1998


In honor of the 30th anniversary of .com, take a surf down memory lane. The Open University put together this GIF of what it was like to be online in the 1990s. (Using Netscape's Navigator browser, of course.)

Charming, isn't it?

In May 1998, was showing off its latest breakthrough, the iMac. Who could forget the sunny, colorful, dare we say adorable, all-in-one desktop? They called it "the most original Macintosh since the original Macintosh."

It seems a particularly fitting time to look back at what Apple was up to back then, just a week after it officially launched the Apple Watch (note: no "i") and ditched all but one port in the new MacBook (note: no CD-ROM drive).

Amanda Schupak

Amanda Schupak is the science and technology editor at

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