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okay so I have had this MBP for about I dunno how long hmm iwish i was able to look on the computer and find out when i turned this on and used it for the first time. Well anyway for about 2 months now, and i love it, but i do have a question what does the i stand for in iLife, iChat etc why do they use i.... I love it its great i think it is so cooool :yinyang:
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I always assumed that the i was for either interactive or intelligent. However not really sure and like you would love a definitive answer.
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iSee hmmm lol its just so interesting!
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The i thing started with the Bondi blue iMac in 1998 and the i in iMac stood for internet because it was supposed to be so easy to set up.

The i words just kept multiplying after that, I guess.
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oh <<i>>See
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Of course you iSee.
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The « i » thing started with the Bondi blue iMac in 1998 and the « i » in iMac stood for internet because it was supposed to be so easy to set up.

The « i » words just kept multiplying after that, I guess.
I like that, but to change it a little and extend it, the "i" simply means I, as in the individual user can do anything and everything the software/hardware is capable of alone without andy help from others. I can Chat without help, I can Work without help, iEtc.
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iKnow, iWish the whole world had iMacs and iApps
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iJust this iT iS alll just great@
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