“Once you’ve driven a Ferrari, it’s hard to go back to your Toyota Corolla. Not that I’ve ever driven a Ferrari, nor do I own a Corolla. But I imagine that’s what it feels like now that I’m back on my crappy HP laptop after a few weeks of test-driving Apple’s new iMac,” Peter Nowak reports for The new Zealand Herald. “The hype is true – the Intel dual-processor iMac is about as close to perfection as a computer can get. It’s enough to make a convert of a hard-core PC user like myself… I pulled the thing out of the box, plugged it in and was ready to go. No lengthy operating system or software installation. Same with internet access – I popped in my ethernet cable and was instantly connected. Waiting a few minutes for my PC to boot up now seems interminable.”
“It’s the first Apple computer with Intel’s new dual-core 2.0GHz processor, which means it’s fast, fast, fast. I’ll save the benchmark tests for the more techie-oriented reviews, but in practical terms, the iMac moves at blazing speed,” Nowak reports. “Overall, the iMac is something you may not want to try because if you do, you may never want to go back to your crappy old Toyota.”
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