January 20, 2013, 8:00 AM —
Apple's computer hardware designs through the years have reflected the state of the company. Subliminal messages abound with each product release. Sometimes, a design presents radical change and shows the company to be a leader and risk taker. Other times, a design lacks energy and shows the company to be in disarray. Here are some of Apple's most bold, iconic computer designs and what we think they're telling us.