- The iTunes Music Store was introduced. The iTunes Store offers songs for only about $0.99 for one song.
- The Apple stock increased more than a tenfold for around $6 per share to over $80.
- An Aqua theme of the iMac stayed until 2003, starting in 2001. A glass theme was also used ever since 2003.
- Since 2003, Greenpeace has campaigned against Apple's use of particular chemicals in its products.