What is a an iMac?

The iMac is one of the latest computers procuced by Apple Macintosh. It has been designed to appeal to home users who use the internet ("i" = "internet" in iMac).

The iMac comes is three desktop versions:

iMac 350 : this machine is the standard iMac with a 15" colour monitor runing on a 350Mhz processor.

iMacDV 400: this machine has a 15" monitor, 400Mhz processor, 64 megabytes of RAM (Random Access Memory), 10 gigabyte hard drive, extra monitor output, Firewire (secure wireless data transfer) ports and DVD (Digital Video Display) capability.

iMac DV SE 400:this machine is identical to the DV400 except that it has 3 gigabytes more hard disk space, 128 megabytes of RAM and the exclusive transparent graphite colour scheme associated with Apple's latest computers.

All iMAcs are supplied with a built-in 56k modem and use the well established Mac 8.6 (more recently 9.0) 0perating System along with a bundle of pre-installed software.

In addition to the desktop machine there is the portable iBook 450. This machine, similar in design to the common PC laptop, has a 450 Mhz processor, 12.1" screen and supports wireless data transfer suitable for use in a home environment.

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