iMacbook?

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  1. anti-microsoft macrumors 68000

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    What about an iMac with a detatchable screen. A portable iMac (only the screen though:p ) What do you think?
     
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  3. Spock macrumors 68000

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    When did the Mac Mini get a detachable screen??
     
  4. slayr-cxf50 macrumors member

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    Can't say I'm interested really. It doesn't seem practical.
     
  5. rogersmj macrumors 68020

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    Since it never had a screen attached to begin with.

    Seriously, I don't get what is being talked about here. What the hell is an iMac with a "detachable" screen? What would that get you that the Mac mini doesn't?
     
  6. Spock macrumors 68000

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    I understand what your saying, I dont see the need for this type of iMac.
     
  7. CRAZYBUBBA macrumors 65816

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    I think he means a tablet macbook.. like one of the modbooks.
     
  8. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    could you imagine carrying a 24" slate to the living room? i'm sure such a device would make good use of multi-touch technology, but i don't think people overall will make good use of such imacs.
     
  9. Luis macrumors 65816

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    are you thinking about this? (credits to godbless)

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Killyp macrumors 68040

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    MacMini + ACD?

    I don't get why people keep on saying this kind of things. It's like people saying 'MacBook with a 15 inch screen and decent graphics card', well YEH it's called the MacBook Pro... :rolleyes:
     
  11. anti-microsoft thread starter macrumors 68000

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    NONONONO!!! I'm not talking about a bulky triangle
     
  12. deanops macrumors regular

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    i think your thinking like this
    i like it... note this took me twenty seconds in photoshop...
    i think what you mean is that you can detach it from the base ( like leaving it with the vesa mount).... but it being portable (maybe a 15'' screen?) and maybe touchscreen... i hope this is what your talking about

    dean
     

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  13. anti-microsoft thread starter macrumors 68000

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    OH! AT LAST! Someone understands what I'm saying!
    The screen would be touch sensitive with the multi-touch tecnology and much thinner (like 1" thin):D
     
  14. janey macrumors 603

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    Have you perhaps looked at http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=296711 ? Maybe you should suggest something...to the person who designed the mockup above that you so vehemently said "NOOOO!!!" to. :)
     
  15. Tadros86 macrumors 6502

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    Yeeaaa.

    I don't think touch screen Macs will be out for a while. At least till the iPhone is well on it's way for an update. Cause its a better plan to have one item touch sensitive. At least I think so.:rolleyes:
     
  16. wildthing1994 macrumors member

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    I hate how people expect so much out of apple in june. maybe one day there will be an Tablet Mac, oh wait there's the modbook. If you really want a huge tablet get this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PSBwiBUgGM
     
  17. anti-microsoft thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I've created this Apple ad in Photoshop (30mins). This is how I want it to be.
     

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  18. psychofreak Retired

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    Obviously a Blu ray disk is a 'compact disk', but it would not be called a CD.

    I think that it would be more likely that apple would semi-revert to an iMac G4 design as the screen was so adjustable :)

    And what on Earth is 'All UI' ?!
     
  19. anti-microsoft thread starter macrumors 68000

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    ALL UI, as in all the Ports that come with the current iMacs.
     
  20. iW00t macrumors 68040

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    And that is why it'd make a perfect design for an Apple product :rolleyes:
     
  21. skubish macrumors 68030

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    I don't get it?
    There is no market for this.
    either:
    1. buy a mac mini.

    2. buy a MB or MBP.
     
  22. Ironduke Suspended

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    imagine if the chin had a keyboard and touchpad unerneath it


    just a thought
     
  23. anti-microsoft thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Yeah maybe it was a crazy idea and that never would of been very triomphant but you have to think different :apple:
     
  24. RRK macrumors 6502

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    Its not a crazy idea, it has been brought up many times by other people. One guy said he saw something similar that kept the components in the base and used wi-fi to send the data to and from the detachable screen.
    I don't really understand why you would call it an iMacbook when it is just an iMac with detachable screen.
    I think it would be a great option just like I think multi-touch would be a great option. I wouldn't use either one of the 100% of the time but I would pay more to have those options.
     
  25. PkennethV macrumors 6502a

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    WHY? 17" iMac=17" MBP spec wise. Just get an external monitor and keyboard.
     

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