My first mac! 27 imac bto arrived today! pics

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  1. macrumors newbie

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    Bit of a learning curve but so far I love it.

    Got the 27 i5 with fusion on edu site.

    Anyone know any good videos for tips for first time mac owners coming from windows?
     

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  2. macrumors 601

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    Congrats nice!!:)

    You check for dead pixels, yellow screen, lightbleed etc yet? I hope they are fine and I get a good one.
     
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  4. macrumors regular

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    Neemooo

    Congrats btw lol
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    This is the second person that has posted a picture of their iMac set up at a counter or kitchen counter. Do you people really sit at a computer with the lack of leg space?
     
  6. macrumors regular

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    I see an opening on the bottom... Appears to be a desk with a granite top. :confused:
     
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    The OP asked about videos for tips.
     
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    The OP wanted videos for the basics for using a Mac, these are tips and videos straight from Apple's support website.
     
  11. macrumors 6502a

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    I don't trust your picture. You need to take it at a 60 degree angle from either side! :D
     
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    Actually, a 64 degree angle would be even more convincing. :p

    I would also like to hear from the OP if there are any problems with the iMac in terms of dead pixels, light leaks, etc.
     
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    Looks like you're plugged directly into the wall. I'd recommend a power surge protector with battery backup incase you get a surge / lose power you won't lose your work or fry your new Mac!
     
  14. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Doesn't have to be videos. thx for the link, I will read through tomorrow.

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    Just checked and no dead pixels or light leaks.
     
  15. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I know you were kidding but any excuse to take a pic of my new toy.
     

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  16. macrumors 601

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    Whew, I know it doesn't mean mine will be the same but still that's good to hear. I'm curious was yours made in China...some were in the USA werent they?
     
  17. macrumors regular

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    Looks very cool! Can you please tell me, what the eject button on the keyboard is used for with the new iMac, since there isn't a optical drive anymore? I want Gizmo to be able to sleep well tonight.
     
  18. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I just bought a new house and plan to put in a whole home surge protector in the next few weeks. I have a battery backup but it would take up too much space on my desk.
     
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    An external optical drive.
     
  20. macrumors regular

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    Not sure if this satisfies Gizmo, but it sure does me.
     
  21. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Made in China, I think all the 27 were made there.
     
  22. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    External drive or or control and eject together bring up the menu in the pic.
     

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  23. macrumors regular

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    thanks!
     
  24. macrumors 6502a

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    Awesome pic!

    I hope there's no one dribbling a basketball near your desk!

    Congrats on the new toy.
     

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