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It’s Christmas in August… the new iMacs arrive! August 22, 2007

Posted by Matsu in Apple, Christmas, Fun, History, Humor, Information Technology, Mac, Technology.
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New iMac Slim

You would not believe the commotion the new iMac “Slim” created in my department when the first shipment arrived yesterday. (Do you call it iMac Slim or iMac Silver?)

I was in the conference room working when one of my staff walked in hugging a largish brown cardboard box. In tow was about 10 of his fellow IT guys and gals who knew what was in the box. They had come down to unbox the new iMac where they could all see it and experience the moment, together.

New iMac Slim with Friends

Recognizing the magnitude of this historic moment, I reached for my digital camera, but I had taken it out of my laptop bag the other day, so I swooped up my cell phone and snapped this photo of the team of Apple fans as they posed with their new best friend.

I should also point out that Chris J. Davis is standing to the right, just outside the frame. He did not want people to know he was part of this event. I thought about drawing him in with a pencil, but decided to grant him his wish and leave him out of the photo so nobody would know he was there.

(Note: I decided to make the second photo a black & white pic. It just looked better without color.)

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1. Laura - August 22, 2007

Aww…I missed the happy moment. Next time I won’t work so hard.

2. Chris J. Davis - August 23, 2007

Hey now, it was less about people knowing I was there, and more to do with an illogical aversion to having pictures taken of me.


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