Apple's iMac is a desktop computer with the screen, hard drive and speakers combined into one device. It has been a popular computer device purchased by many consumers. iMac comes with a variety of applications and utilities pre-installed so that you can start writing documents, watching videos, listening music, surfing Internet and working with photos from your digital camera.


As of 2013, there are three types of iMac computers available: the 20-inch model, 24-inch and 27 inch model. The 20-inch model comes only in 2.66GHz processor speed and the 24-inch models comes in 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz and 3.06GHz where as the new 2013, 27-inch iMac has the latest third-generation Intel Core i7 processor, and it has the ability to expand the memory to 32GB of RAM, making it as the fastest computer


The iMac screen comes with a delightful LED backlighting which offers desired brightness for a clearer viewing on any contents on the display. iMac loaded with the iLife suite of apps such as iPhoto for organizing, editing and sharing your photos; Garage Band for making great music; and iMovie for creating Hollywood-style movies at home. You also get apps for sending email, managing your schedule and automatically backing up your Mac. There’s even an app for shopping for new apps at the Mac App Store.

Even though the iMac enclosure is thinner, the new built-in speakers deliver higher-fidelity sound than before. So when you are listening to any song, playing your favorite action game, or watching the latest flick you will get immersive sound and a surprisingly wide soundstage. It contains wireless magical mouse which lets you perform simple gestures across its smooth and seamless top shell. It also includes Thunderbolt port which offers extraordinary transfer speeds and incredibly versatile expansion capabilities. You can connect high performance peripherals such as cameras, portable hard drives, audios and video capture devices. In addition to this it contains four USB 3 ports with incredible speed so you will have plenty of peripheral possibilities like iPhone or iPod, printer or Apple USB SuperDrive.

How to use iMac computer

  • Press the power button, which you can see on the back of the computer. The iMac will now start up. Move the mouse to make the arrow on the screen move around. Place the mouse at a folder and double click on it to open the folder and see its contents
  • Click on the menu bar at the top of the screen, and then hit on "New Finder Window" to open a new window, which you may be used to browse the folders and files on your iMac
  • When you look at the left side of the Finder Window, you will find options such as "Devices," "Applications," "Documents" "Downloads" and "Places." Click on one of these items to browse its contents in the Finder window. Double click on the menu bar and then click "New Folder" to create a new folder. This would be initially called "Untitled Folder." You can type in a new name, such as "Project” and then use it to store files related to project works.
  • Click on the icon of an application in the dock that appears at the bottom of the screen. For instance, click on the iTunes icon to launch Apple's native audio playing application, or click on the Text Edit icon in order to launch the simple word processor
  • Press on "File" and then "New" while you are in an application such as Text Edit to create a new blank file. If you want to save whatever you have done, click "File" and then "Save." A dialog box will appear, asking you to give the document a title, which you type in and then click "OK." The file will be saved by default in your "Documents" folder on the hard drive
  • Drag an item into the icon of a “Trash” in the dock to delete a document, and then right-click on the “Trash Bin” and select "Empty Trash" to get rid of it. Suppose in case, if you change your mind before hitting "Empty Trash" option you can click on the “Trash” and drag files from it back to a folder on the iMac
  • Click on "Help" in the menu bar if you get stuck or forget how to commence the task, and then type in a word or phrase to get help about how to use your iMac. You will see clear instructions on how to do the task that you want to accomplish

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