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The very last thing you can say about Apple's iMac is that it's a laptop. Apple's ultimate all-in-one computer often includes quite successful hardware, excellent design and a fine screen. So a YouTuber named Michael Pick decided to build a sort of iMac miniature himself, and we really, really want it.

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Initially, Pick prints the computer skeleton on a 3D printer, with the Apple logo at the bottom. Into the mold he puts a 7-inch portable screen with a resolution of 1024X600 (so do not expect a razor-sharp display like in the full iMac). On top of that he installs a Raspberry Pi 4 of course. Tulle to saw and remove quite a few important parts from the tiny computer.

Eventually the miniature iMac was left with a single USB-C connection, a single USB-A (except for one connection pre-captured by a wireless keyboard and mouse adapter) and no Ethernet connection. So do not expect to turn it into a workhorse.

Pick connected the Raspberry Pi's power line directly to the monitor so he would not have to run both separately, and could settle for a single USB-C cable to power the computer. To keep the computer from getting hot, Pick added a small fan and made small holes in the sides of the device to allow air to escape.

Pick of course also printed the computer's iconic footer, along with its cable transfer circle, and finally painted all the parts silver with black touches to get the fringe effect that exists in the big model. The computer of course does not run macOS, but iRaspbian. This is another distribution of Respbian and on top of that a successful skin that simulates the operating system interface of Macs.

So it may not be the most elegant device in the world (if you look at its connections at the bottom with the amounts of hot glue), and it certainly is not a powerful computer that can be used by graphic artists or editors, but hey, it runs Minecraft at 1000 frames per second. What is there to dislike?