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Topic: iMac

MacBooks sweep latest Consumer Reports scores

05/04/2009, 09:05 pm

Apple offers fix for iMac's Radeon HD 4850 freezing issues

05/02/2009, 04:05 pm

A rare weekend software update promises to cure system freezing issues in early 2009 iMacs equipped with an ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics chipset.


Apple to introduce more affordable Macs, sources say

04/30/2009, 12:04 pm

Determined to grow its share of the personal computer market during the worst economic climate in its corporate history, Apple is tailoring changes to a pair of its offerings that will help drive down prices of some of the most popular Macs, AppleInsider has learned.


New iMac owners see Radeon HD 4850-related lock-up issue

04/18/2009, 03:04 pm

In a near-repeat of an issue that plagued the aluminum iMac early on, owners of new iMacs equipped with the ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics chipset are encountering frequent system freeze issues.


Apple to sell $899 20-inch aluminum iMac to schools

04/13/2009, 04:04 pm

Apple this week quietly announced plans to begin selling an aluminum 20-inch iMac configuration to qualified educational institutions for just $899, effectively closing the book on the white 17-inch legacy model that had previously assumed a similar role.


Microsoft pays for inaccurate "Apple Tax" study, issues 3rd TV ad

04/09/2009, 08:04 pm

Hoping to persuade possible Mac buyers that Apple charges an arbitrary "tax" for its computers, Microsoft has paid one analyst to create a report that portrays Windows PCs as less expensive -- even if it has to artificially pad the Mac's price and hide Windows' costs to get there.


Briefly: Apple still selling $899 17-inch iMac for education

03/21/2009, 02:03 pm

In its March eNews mailing to education users, Apple has revealed plans to continue to offer its 17" iMac to education customers starting at $899, alongside its current 20" and 24" iMac models now being sold to the general public.


Apple issues Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter Firmware Update

03/17/2009, 09:03 am

Apple appears to be distributing a new firmware update that will attempt to address flickering and blank video issues on the latest generation of MiniDisplay Port-equipped Macs connected to external displays using the company's Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter.


Apple sued over exploding iPod touch, iMac display issues

03/14/2009, 12:03 pm

Apple's build quality has been called into question as fresh lawsuits blame the company for an iPod touch that caught on fire as well as the widely-known vertical line defect on iMac displays.


Apple ups Mac build plans on strong reception to new desktops

03/11/2009, 11:03 am

Apple this month is increasing the number of Macs on order from its Taiwanese suppliers following a better than expected response to its refreshed desktop line, according to a new report.


Benchmarks of 2009 iMacs, Mac minis show negligible speed-ups

03/04/2009, 06:03 pm

Although Apple is touting the performance of its new iMac and Mac mini desktops, a new test shows that newer processors from Intel have had little impact on the computers' true speed.


Inside Apple's new Mac mini, unboxing the new iMac

03/04/2009, 05:03 pm

Apple's new Mac mini is still easy to pry open with a putty knife and features some internal component rearrangement while the new iMac sports a slimmer, more refined pedestal and some other tweaks, as two sets of unboxing and comparison shots reveal.


New iMacs offer more value than competition - report

03/04/2009, 01:03 pm

While some industry watchers are incessant in their pleas for Apple to trim the cost of its Mac computer line in order to better compete, a fresh analysis argues that new iMacs introduced Tuesday already compare quite favorably with their Windows-based counterparts and are likely to boost sales of the sluggish Mac desktop segment.


Notes of interest on Apple's desktops: Mac Pro gets Xeons early

03/03/2009, 07:03 pm

While most are familiar with Apple's desktop overhaul, a number of important details have slipped through the cracks -- including confirmation that Apple is receiving access to Intel's next-generation Xeon processors ahead of schedule.


Apple introduces compact wired keyboard with new iMacs

03/03/2009, 11:03 am

Accompanying updates to Apple's line of desktops Tuesday is a new compact, wired keyboard with no numeric keypad. It's included with each new iMac by default, but can be swapped out for one that does include a numeric keypad at no additional cost when ordering online.


Apple introduces new iMacs with more affordable pricing

03/03/2009, 08:03 am

Apple on Tuesday announced updates to its iMac line of all-in-one desktops, including a 24-inch iMac that is priced the same as the company's previous-generation 20-inch model.


Shortly: iMacs, Mac minis, Mac Pros, AirPorts and Time Capsules

03/03/2009, 07:03 am

Apple at 8:30 a.m. Eastern is expected to revamp its entire desktop line, including the Mac Pro, while also introducing new versions of its AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule products, a leaked parts and specifications list reveals.


New iMac, Mac minis expected as early as Tuesday

03/02/2009, 07:03 pm

Last-minute leaks of part numbers hint Apple is about to release both upgraded iMacs and Mac minis on Tuesday -- along with an emphasis on larger screens for iMacs and a likely NVIDIA-based design.


Mac OS X 10.5.7 may have Nehalem, Radeon HD 4000 support

02/28/2009, 11:02 am

In addition to expected fixes, Apple's upcoming 10.5.7 update to Mac OS X Leopard is now claimed to recognize Intel's newer Nehalem architecture as well as AMD's ATI Radeon HD 4000 graphics chipsets.


Availability of Apple's high-end iMac starting to fade

02/27/2009, 02:02 pm

The number of digital storefronts reflecting availability of Apple's high-end iMac configuration is dwindling this week in yet another sign that long-overdue updates to the all-in-one desktop line may be inching their way closer to market.