POLL: What is your primary uses for the imac 27" model?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by gentleman00, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. gentleman00 macrumors 6502

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    #1
    Could you please list the top three to five uses for your imac 27" inch. Mine are:

    1. surfing the web
    2. word processing, excel, powerpoint
    3. Itunes
    4. Iphoto
    5. Movies
     
  2. neonkru macrumors regular

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    Nov 3, 2009
    #2
    1. Magic Online Play
    2. Web Surfing
    3. Movies
     
  3. DFXThomas macrumors newbie

    DFXThomas

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    Nov 4, 2009
    Location:
    Germany
    #3
    - Internet (Safari, Mail, Adium, iChat, Skype, ...)
    - Videos, Music, Photos (iTunes, iPhoto, QuickTime, VLC, Handbrake, ...)
    - Gaming (C&C, CS, UT, WoW, ScummVM, DOSBox, ...)
    - Web-Design (Dreamweaver, BBEdit, Transmit)
    - Other stuff (Pages, Keynote, iCal, Pixelmator, ... )
     
  4. wodeh macrumors regular

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    Nov 18, 2007
    Location:
    Norwich
    #4
    1) Virtualization (multiple LAMP environments plus Windows 7)
    2) Simultaneously viewing large amounts of porn
    3) Pretending to myself that I have a Mac Pro with a 30" Cinema display
    4) Gaming
     
  5. Shawnstra macrumors regular

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    Location:
    Singapore
    #5
    1. Internet Browsing (forums, youtube, etc.)
    2. Online Games
    3. School Work (MS Office/iWork)
    4. iTunes
    5. iWeb
     
  6. SOLLERBOY macrumors 6502a

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    UK
    #6
    1.photo editing
    2.video editing
    3.internet use
    4.web design
    5.online tv.
     
  7. Santabean2000 macrumors 68000

    Santabean2000

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    #7
    1. Photoshop & Lightroom
    2. Internet
    3. Dreamweaver
    4. iTunes & iPhone
    5. After Effects & FCE (hobbie/favours)
     
  8. Jouhne macrumors member

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    Mar 6, 2009
    #8
    1. Work: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Aperture, Word, Acrobat Pro
    2. Internet: Safari, Mail, Transmit, Adium, Transmission, Mumble
    3. Family: iPhoto, iMovie
    4. Games: WoW, Dragon Age (Win XP)
    5. Everyday's Tools: iTunes, Yojimbo, Thing, Evernote, iCal, FontExplorer Pro
     
  9. Kirbdog macrumors regular

    Kirbdog

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    Location:
    Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
    #9
    1. Internet, Email, Spread sheets
    2. Editing photos. Photoshop, Aperture
    3. Encoding Video. Handbrake
    4. Front Row. Its in my room so I use it to stream media
    5. Media Server. So I can steam media to my PS3 and 360
     
  10. Little HZ macrumors regular

    Little HZ

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    New Mexico
    #10
    Don't have mine yet (plan to buy next Friday :rolleyes:), but here is what I WILL use it for:

    1.) Heavy-duty photo editing
    2.) e-mail
    3.) word processing
    4.) maintain several website
    5.) Internet (research and miscellaneous browsing)
     
  11. fruitpunch.ben macrumors 6502a

    fruitpunch.ben

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    Sep 16, 2008
    Location:
    Surrey, BC
    #11
    1. Word processing
    2. Using as stereo to listen to music
    3. Surfing Internet
    4. Using as TV to watch movies
    5. Video & photo editing and viewing
     
  12. itommyboy macrumors 6502a

    itommyboy

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    Feb 26, 2009
    Location:
    Titletown USA
    #12
    1. Snagging the ladys
    2. Snagging some more ladys
    3. Snagging even more ladys

    Hot nerds with big sexy bright Macs ftw.
     
  13. Kronie macrumors 6502a

    Kronie

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    Dec 4, 2008
    #13
    1. Work: M$ office, Quickbooks, assorted Adobe CS3 apps, lightroom.
    2. Internet
    3. Music streamed to receiver in living room. (Highly recommended)
    3. "backing up" movies/Mac the ripper/handbrake
     
  14. barefeats macrumors 65816

    barefeats

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    Jul 6, 2000
    #14
    1. Benchmarking (for online articles)
    2. Cartooning (Painter, Photoshop)
    3. Desk sculpture and eye candy to impress my friends
     
  15. MT0227 macrumors 6502

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    Jun 16, 2009
    #15
    Photo/Video Editing
    1) Photoshop/Lightroom
    2) Premiere
    3) Final Cut Studio

    Audio Editing/Ripping
    1) Bias Peak Pro
    2) Max
    3) xACT

    - Looking to get into online TV
     

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