Wouldn't it be cool...

Discussion in 'iMac' started by iyacyas, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. iyacyas macrumors member

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    Wouldn't is be cool if Apple were to put a video input on the iMac which would allow you to utilize the iMacs screen with a ibook, powerbook, or MB/MBP. You could plug your laptop into the iMac and use spaces to switch between the iMac and your laptop. Yeah you could buy their new external display but that takes up room if you already have an iMac to utilize.
     
  2. drawstring macrumors member

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    i have often had this thought, and realized that it's easiest for me to take my bootable back up drive (i use a WD passport as my backup disk), plug it into my iMac and boot that comp off of that HD, then it's like i'm running my MBP on my iMac. also better desk space usage (for me anyway!):)
     
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  4. iyacyas thread starter macrumors member

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    I saw that

    I saw that on a post the other day but did not think of it working this way. Does it work well? Have you used it?
     
  5. isaaclimdc macrumors 6502

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    Yeah, ScreenRecycler is a great piece of software. it's old stuff but great stuff, along with the VNC client it recommends.
     
  6. sushi Moderator emeritus

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    Have you used it?

    If so, how well does it work?
     
  7. Hellhammer Moderator

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    I would like to have HDMI, DVI, eSATA and FW3200 inputs as well. I know those are not going to happen ;)
     
  8. Shake 'n' Bake macrumors 68020

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    I'd like to try it, but my iMac is the original bondi. :cool:
     

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