Apple Announces New iMac Lineup

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Today, at its special event at the California Theater in San Jose, Apple finally announced next-generation of iMac which will replaced the companies aging line of iMac desktop computers. Apple’s Phil Schiller said that the company has “had 7 generations of the iMac, each one better than the last” and on paper, these new iMacs […]

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of iPad Mini Announcement

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As expected, the Apple Store has gone down ahead of Apple’s iPad Mini launch event set to take place at 10AM PST at the California Theater in San Jose. Typically, Apple takes the Apple Store down ahead of major product announcements in an effort to prep the site for the launch of new devices. In […]

5 New Products to Expect at the iPad Mini Event

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On October 23rd Apple is hosting a special event where the company will likely announce the iPad Mini, a smaller iPad, and a collection of product updates. The event’s tagline, “We’ve got a little more to show you.” points to the iPad Mini, but that’s not the only new product we expect to see unveiled on stage. […]

Apple Store Down: Get Ready for the iPhone 5

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The Apple Store is closed this morning as Apple prepares for the iPhone 5 event taking place at 10 AM Pacific. Apple routinely closes the Apple Store ahead of product announcements, even hours before the event. This prevents shoppers from buying a soon to be outdated gadget, and builds buzz for the impending launch. Closing […]

Students: Buy A Mac Get $100 iTunes Gift Card, Buy an iPad Get $50

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Apple has a new program to entice students, teachers, and professors to buy new MacBooks this summer with its annual back to school program. This year Apple will give $100 gift cards to any user buying a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iMac. The gift card is good for apps, music, movies, or games […]

Apple Tries to Get All Touchy Feely With OS X Lion

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Apple has unleashed OS X Lion on the world. I’m sure this weekend will see lots of folks choosing to upgrade for the $29 price. Now that Apple has christened the age we’re in as the post-PC age, you have to look at what Lion brings to the table in that context, and many already […]

OK, Apple Time for New iMacs Like Now

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iMacs aren’t mobile news. But an iMac plays into my mobile lifestyle. How? Well when I’m at my desk at the office I use an iMac for my heavy lifting on a daily basis. It’s there for me when I need to log in remotely. It’s there when I need to work locally. It’s where […]

Apple patents touchscreen convertible designs for Macs

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Patently Apple has put together an analysis of a patent Apple filed in Europe that describes a system for Macs to convert between their standard configurations and touch-centric configurations. PA believes it will switch automatically between Mac OS X and iOS. I’m not so sure.

Add a Touchscreen to your new Mac for $OMG

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Good news, everyone: Troll Touch is now offering touchscreen mods for the latest iMac and Macbook models. Not-so good news: slapping a touchscreen on that $1,000 13″ Macbook will cost $700, while the iMac touchscreen can, in one case, double the price tag. I love touchscreens as much as the next guy (assuming the next […]

Rare Touchscreen iMac Surfaces on Craigslist

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While not a mobile device, our fascination with all things touch at GBM has us wanting to learn more about this rare, early generation iMac with an installed touchscreen.   The seller’s brief description tells us that these limited edition iMacs were originally used in kiosks requiring touch input.   A measly $70 OBO will […]

A Change of Scenery

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I’m always one to change things up a little, if only to keep myself learning and stretching. I’ve dusted off my iMac, and for the next several months, I’ll be making it my primary computing platform. With Mac OS X running on the main iMac screen, I’ll have Windows 7, via VMWare Fusion, on my […]