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Hi all. Danny from down under. Just bought a new 21.5" iMac and loving it. Its still got that new apple smell.
So far, everything about it has been impressive, from the packaging to using the product. I will admit, I had reservations, being a now "ex" windows user, but glad I've changed now.
This forum has been very helpful already, thank you all for your efforts.

I look forward to meeting you all and probably asking some dumb questions.

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Welcome to Mac-Forums aussiedan!

Be very very careful of that "new Apple smell"...it's addictive! Soon you'll have an iPhone, an iPad, a MacBook Pro, an Apple TV,...and who know's what else. And then you'll have no money left in the bank!

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Thanks for the welcome Nick,
I first smelt that smell when I bought the kids an iPod each (4). While loading stuff onto them, I fell in love with the way they just worked, they made my 'driod phone seem so backwards.
Now I need to learn how to sync them with the iMac, but not transfer all the bad pics and useless notes the kids have filled them with (pictures of the floor and notes like "dfgdfvsdrg").
I imagine I'm going to have issues with the apple id, as they were loaded on a windows computer.

I'm sure once thats sorted, life will be sweet.
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My name is Mark. I am currently studying to be a Primary teacher in England. I worked in IT for 14 years. I have experience of most OS platforms and mobile devices. Experience with networking and cross-platform integration. Prior to leaving full-time employment, I helped support over 100 school networks and provided training.

As a computing specialist on my teacher training course, I am studying the impact of Apple products, such as the iPad, on their integration with inclusive practices. Recently, I used the iPad to help children with severe learning and physical disabilities take part in the learning environment. I can honestly say no other company puts the time and effort into creating hardware and software that truly helps children with disabilities than Apple (sorry to bore you with all this information).


When I am not studying, I enjoy spending time with the family and friends. I've Developed quite an obsession for Transformers at the moment. I am 32 so I guess I am trying to be a child again. I'm also learning how to use Wordpress. I've started a site and I mean 'started'. My address is www.primaryevovle.co.uk. I plan to create computer-related help for teachers and Mac users.

I currently own a 24" iMac (late 2007), 13" MacBook (late 2008), iPad 3 64GB black and iPhone 5 16GB slate. I might buy an Apple TV when the next model comes out. The problem we have in the UK is that fact Apple offer so little on it i.e. most of the apps are US based.


Hope to speak to you soon.

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Welcome to the forums.

I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .
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