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Old 07-30-2009, 10:30 PM
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What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

I've recently bought a 24 inch Imac.

Before that I was working on a view sonic matt screen and i don't know if its just me, but whens the suns coming into the room its almost like looking into a mirror and trying to retouch can be difficult.

What do you guys and gals think of the Gloss screen compared to the old matt screens apple had?

Not sure, maybe there is something i can attach to the screen to take away the reflection?
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:19 AM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

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I've recently bought a 24 inch Imac.

Before that I was working on a view sonic matt screen and i don't know if its just me, but whens the suns coming into the room its almost like looking into a mirror and trying to retouch can be difficult.

What do you guys and gals think of the Gloss screen compared to the old matt screens apple had?

Not sure, maybe there is something i can attach to the screen to take away the reflection?
I don´t think u should be retouching with light from the back anyway... or too much light on the room

The gloss screen can be a problem sometimes :/.

But isn´t she pretty???

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Old 07-31-2009, 09:50 AM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

I agree the gloss screens are a problem. Had to use an imac lact year in a job, and the strip lights meant I was continually having to turn it round so it lost the reflections. "isn´t she pretty?" - hope THAT'S not the reason they made the decision.
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:53 PM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

Yeah it would be nice to have the option of Matt or Gloss screen
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Old 08-31-2009, 08:46 PM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

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Yeah it would be nice to have the option of Matt or Gloss screen
Let's keep our fingers crossed for that option in the next refresh.
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Old 08-31-2009, 09:02 PM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

i hate them, it's the reason i didn't buy an imac...
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Old 09-01-2009, 01:16 AM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

I stayed with the non glossy version hopefully when I change there will be an option.
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:35 AM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

I just ordered an imac on the weekend. So is there no cover we can put on to stop this happening?
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Old 09-01-2009, 04:32 PM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

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"isn´t she pretty?" [/I]- hope THAT'S not the reason they made the decision.
Apple, making a bad decision on hardware based on looks? SURELY not.

That's like saying that sometimes PC's can be cheaper because you're not paying for the design of the apple. Crazy.
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Old 09-01-2009, 04:37 PM
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Re: What do you think of Imacs GLOSS screen???

I'm not a Mac user, so don't fault me for 2nd-hand info, but Uwe pointed out in his RP LIVE show that the glossy screen can be easily lifted off with suction cups like those used to attach notepads to car windshields. Of course, this would leave the screen more vulnerable.

A random Google search result
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