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An Honest Review of the Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop

Updated on September 6, 2012

Have you seen the Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop? It is a phenomenal device just released by Apple. One of the trademark aspects of Apple desktops is the display and computer hardware combination. A variety of reasons exist as to why the iMac is so popular, going beyond the design itself. Apple Magic Mouse and a wireless keyboard or other reasons why the iMac is so popular. Now let's look at some of the primary reasons that this iMac may be the next computer you should own.

Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop - Features

Apple, like Microsoft, is updating its operating system all the time. Some upgrades aren't that big a deal but others are truly important. Allowing your OS to fall out of date is a bad idea because it will negatively affect the way that you spend time online, your ability to watch videos and how different applications are used. The Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop has Mac OS X Snow Leopard built into it but that isn't the latest OS release. After Snow Leopard, Apple released Lion. And now there's another new release: Mountain Lion. Upgrading the iMac from Snow Leopard to the new release is relatively easy. Another good idea is to simply buy an iMac with the most up to date OS already on it.

The Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop is easily compatible with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. If you want to connect to the internet via a wireless connection, your iMac will automatically find available networks and you can connect to one with a click.

When you want to use Bluetooth accessories, you can use the built in support that iMac comes with. If you have a home office or want to connect your computer to a network for any reason, you can do this on your iMac with Ethernet networking. The iMac can easily take on whatever networking or wireless needs you may need to have accommodated.

There are fans inside of your iMac that are meant to keep the machine as cooled off as possible. There are actually three fans inside an iMac, and they run very quietly so you probably won't even notice them. Despite this, if you use your iMac for long periods of time, you may notice that it does heat up. The entire design of the iMac is built around convenience and attractiveness so that makes it hard to keep the system cooled off because all of the different hardware components are so close to each other. If you want to increase the ability of the cooling system to do its job you can download a fan control program. This is something that you can locate really quickly on the Internet when you want to keep your iMac cool.

If you are looking for a high end desktop computer, and do not mind spending a little extra money, the Apple iMac MC508LL A 21.5-Inch Desktop might be what you are looking for. The popularity of portable devices has literally gone through the roof, yet this iMac, this all-in-one desktop computer, is something you should certainly consider. If you work a lot at the office, or at home, having a desktop computer with so many features, and this great display, will make your productivity much higher, despite the lack of portability.


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    • jose7polanco profile image

      Jose Misael Polanco 5 years ago from Los Angeles

      It does not matter to spend a little extra money, every day that little "extra" is just perfect.

      Planning to buy a mac mini or an imac for my desktop machine, i use a macbook pro mostly.