The tech said he would see if he could bring my machine back to life and gave me a quote, but he left open the option of returning the damaged iMac back to me. I will know in the next couple of weeks if this story has a good ending and whether I need to dig into my pocket for a new iMac. And of course, Id want the top of the range so can expect to shelve out about S$3,000 (US$2,230) or more, if I decide to go the way of the 27 inch iMac. Of course, I could go back to searching eBay for a 27-inch machine, but I know what my wife would say. You never learn, do you, Dr Death?
Ross O. Storey, currently the Managing Editor of Fairfax Business Media Asia, is responsible for the editorial content and production of MIS Asia, CIO Asia, Computerworld Singapore and Computerworld Malaysia magazines.
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