Saturday, September 3, 2011

Photo Essay: Look Out World RyukyuMike's Doin Stuff with iMac !

It ain't been a full 24 hours, yet but, I just have to show everybody this nifty machine I bought yesterday. 

It came in this cardboard box with a convenient carrying handle so, I guess you could consider it a laptop if you have a really big lap.  It isn't all that heavy.
After I pulled it out of the box and set it on the bar, I found all these goodies inside.  I just grabbed the stuff I needed to get the thing running and read part of one book so I could get online quick. 

Maybe, someday I'll check and see what else I might need to know and maybe, I won't.  Always busy...
Within 10 minutes (no kidding) the iMac was up and running.  Just plug in the power cord and flip the switches on the mouse, keyboard and the back of the machine and it lights up blasts an Apple Tune, or something at you.  Then you're in business. Hah, I didn't even get a guru to help me !
There are some symbols and language I have to learn because Windows and Mac ain't the same but, I think the Apple folks are going to make my life easier.  They put the keyboard in clear plastic wrap so, when I spill coffee or drop a lit cigarette on it I can probably do something before the "S" key melts, like it did on my last brand new computer.  REF: RANT: PLASTIC TYPING KEYS

I like the big stand this computer sets on.  It's just a pain hauling those cement blocks into the bar whenever it's too hot for flipflops under my Windows laptops.  REF: REDNECK COOLING TOWER

The Apple guys gave me enough stuff to build a dehumidifier locker for my cameras, too.  They even included two bags of desiccant, free.  I'll be storing all my cameras and lenses there for awhile. 

It's a fairly good-sized box.  I just hope the missus doesn't get any ideas about making a suitcase out of it.

Now, you know, I don't rush into doing Mad Mike's Reviews on anything.  So, I'll be doin lots of stuff on this iMac before I'm ready to compare it with those two Windows guys. 

So far, I did like the way iMac was easy to set up and I love the box it came in !



Map It! Okinawa said...

So Mike, have you figured out what you are gonna do with the other 2 computers?

RyuKyu Ru

RyukyuMike said...

They are my workhorses;probably keep using them 'til they go up in smoke !

Ryan said...

WOW you look like you're sitting in the deck of the ss enterprise Mike, where's Dr Spock? Enjoy your new toy mate.

RyukyuMike said...

Wish Spock was here to help me translate this new language I gotta learn using this confounded new machine.

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