Looking at buying an iMac, need ideas for a couple of accessories.

GKDAIR

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Oct 4, 2011
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Ok so in a month or so (or depending on what the new iMacs will have) I will be purchasing the base model 27"

I already have a macbook air 2011 and I love it for its portability but I also need a home system. I picked iMac over a windows machine due to how much I loved my macbook air. It will be the first desktop I have ever owned. I plan to keep it around for quite a number of years.

Anyway, what are some accessories you could recommend to me?

I want a external drive to play blu rays, does one exist?

Also I want external (preferably wireless) speakers, for around $200 ish.

Any other accessories you see me needing?
 

TjeuV

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Dec 14, 2011
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Ok so in a month or so (or depending on what the new iMacs will have) I will be purchasing the base model 27"

I already have a macbook air 2011 and I love it for its portability but I also need a home system. I picked iMac over a windows machine due to how much I loved my macbook air. It will be the first desktop I have ever owned. I plan to keep it around for quite a number of years.

Anyway, what are some accessories you could recommend to me?

I want a external drive to play blu rays, does one exist?

Also I want external (preferably wireless) speakers, for around $200 ish.

Any other accessories you see me needing?
I can't give you a link to a blu-ray player right now but I know they exist and cost about 130-150$ or so.

There's speakers with airplay compability but it's not hard to hide the wires a bit, personally I have the soundsticks II and I'm very pleased with them.

I don't think you need any other accessories unless you're a musician or so
 
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Richdmoore

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USB drive for time machine, if you don't have one (or not big enough.)

Bottle of iKlear or similar screen/computer cleaner with microfiber cloth.

Bluetooth or wired headphones/headset (for when you don't want to disturb others, or more private FaceTime calls.)

Printer that will directly print on cd/DVD, if you make lots of movies/music discs. (I think there is even an AirPrint version if you have an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.)

Rechargeable AA batteries for magic pad/mouse and keyboard (although the life of these on a set of batteries is pretty good)
 
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frank4

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