iMac touch: Is it inevitable?
As an inveterate keyboard jockey, a guy that doesn’t like lifting a finger to use the mouse or trackpad, the idea of an iMac touch isn’t particularly attractive — keyboard shortcuts are where it’s at, baby. Nevertheless, the world is changing and, if Apple’s all-in-one desktop doesn’t make the transition, it very well could die.
Who wants a 21 or 27 inch iMac touch? I get the concept as an interactive museum exhibit or perhaps industrial control system, but not as the computer on my desk.
However, HP and others have been selling touch-enabled iMac knockoffs for years and no one noticed.
Then again, take a look at this very, very well done TV commercial done by Cinesaurus…
Now, who wants an iMac touch? It would make a brilliant musical instrument or DJ system or artist’s palette or… Once the idea gets under your skin a little, the notion of an iMac touch starts to appeal…
What’s your take?