17-inch iMac Core Duo/1.83GHz (Education)
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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo/1.83GHz (Education)
This Intel-powered iMac replaces the PowerPC-based eMac as Apple's educational offering. Apart from a smaller hard drive capacity and a built-in Combo drive instead of a SuperDrive, this 17-inch model...
Apple has a good chance of regaining some of its former glory with school systems with this powerful yet low-cost all-in-one computer that can facilitate cross-platform operation. For the most part, the features that Apple removed from the standard iMac to make this one more affordable are good choices given the target market. However, the lack of included software for word processing, page layout, and spreadsheets may turn off some potential customers.