There are powerful magnets hidden inside the screens of recent-model iMacs*; mine has them all around the edges. I don’t know why Apple put them there, but here’s my favorite use: holding documents while I transcribe them. The picture shows one of my grandfather’s letters to my grandmother (which I’m blogging about here), clipped securely to the corner of my screen while I type it in.
What will you use yours for?
- Thanks to fellow science journalist Maryn McKenna for pointing them out.