This M1 Mac inside the legendary iMac G4 is an Apple fan’s retro dream

With its dome-like base and flexible display arm, the iMac G4 remains one of the most venerable pieces of Apple design ever, and came during a ridiculously creative era during Steve Jobs second stint in charge.

While Apple’s modern M1 iMac machines are hardly slouches in the design department either, there’s a certain amount of nostalgia for that lamp-like iMac that has us yearning for a comeback.

One Apple enthusiast has given us the closest approximation we’re likely to get by retrofitting the iMac G4 chassis with a fully functioning M1 Mac.

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