Using an iMac
This lesson explains some of the differences between an iMac and a traditional desktop PC
An iMac Differs from a traditional desktop PC in its all-in-one design with an integrated monitor and the location of controls and ports, including:
- No built in CD/DVD drive (in the 2012 model shown above). Earlier models have DVD players built-in, or an external USB DVD player can be connected.
- The Power Button is located on the back of computer.
- USB and SD card ports are on the back of the iMac
- Additional USB ports are on the side of the keyboard (wired keyboard)
- Thunderbolt ports