Apple iMac 24-inch
Description (from B&H): The 24″ iMac with 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU from Apple is a sleek all-in-one computer that has been designed to meet the needs of video professionals, graphic designers, families, educators, and businesspeople. A venerable jack-of-all trades, and master of all, the iMac is just at home in a professional environment as it is as in your home as the family computer.
iLife ’09, a complete suite of digital creativity applications, is installed on the system. Easy enough for anyone to use, iLife will help you edit your home movies, organize digital photos, and compose original music. The system is also powerful enough to run Apple’s professional-level applications, perfect for those who are ready to move up to the next level of creative software.
The iMac sports a sleek aluminum and glass industrial design, with a matching slimline aluminum keyboard. The built-in iSight camera hides discreetly above the LCD screen, giving you ready access to a webcam for Internet chat and conferencing. The included iChat and Photo Booth applications allow you to chat online and take fun self-portraits with the camera.
The computer is powered by a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor for superior performance. It boasts 4GB of RAM, a 640GB hard drive, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Airport Extreme Wi-Fi, integrated speakers, and the SuperDrive DVD burner. The glossy 24″ widescreen display is powered by nVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics with 256MB of GDDR3 memory.
All this hardware runs on Apple’s Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system. The OS features Time Machine backup, which automatically backs up system data to an external hard drive. It also features intuitive Cover Flow navigation, the powerful Spotlight search tool, and Quick Look document preview.
The iMac is a strikingly elegant computer that will feel at home on virtually any desk.