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The brightest minds in the Mac universe once again show off their punditry prowess in a competition that forces them to weigh in on Mac current events.
Several readers wanted us to test the new 3.6GHz Core i5 iMac, a built-to-order (BTO) option for the 3.2GHz Core i3 iMacs.We ordered a custom 27-inch iMac with the 3.6GHz Core i5 dual core processor with a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) to complement the 1TB 7200-rpm drive that comes standard. We tested the system and the results are intriguing.
Apple on Thursday released an update for the display brightness of the latest 21.5-inch iMacs.
A decade ago, Apple's revolutionary G4 Cube was hitting retail shelves. But the desktop turned out to be too revolutionary -- the Cube failed commercially and Apple wound up killing the product line. With 10 years of perspective under his belt, Benj Edwards of Vintage Computing and Gaming looks at why the Cube never caught on with mainstream users.
Apple on Monday updated its online store to add a third base configuration to its recently revamped Mac Pro line, this one with 12 cores of processing power.
Everybody’s cracking down on e-waste these days: if it’s not the European Commission, then it’s Apple itself. Meanwhile, Apple’s also making some patently curious patent submissions and maybe even bidding on a Chinese gaming company. Talk about busy.
Macworld Lab takes a look at the performance of the new Quad-Core 27-inch 2.8GHz Core i5 iMac.
The new iMacs use different SuperDrive models, which can affect performance when ripping DVD movies.
Straight from Macworld Lab: Benchmark results of two new iMacs, both of which sport Intel's 3.2GHz Core i3 processor.
Apple put the focus on Mac hardware this week, with new Mac Pro and iMac models. So we follow suit in the Macworld Podcast with an all-Mac discussion about the new hardware.
If you rushed out to buy a new iMac or Magic Trackpad, it's time to fire up Software Update and start downloading.
The new Mac Pro, due in August, can be customized with up to two 6-core 3.33GHz CPUs, a 512GB solid-state drive, and new ATI Radeon video cards with dual Mini DisplayPorts for running dual LED Cinema Displays.
Apple on Tuesday updated its iMac line, sporting new processors up to a quad-core and more powerful graphics chips.
ColorWare is now offering custom color schemes for the new Mac Mini in a variety of colors, finishes, and styles.
Reading between the lines, Apple's big earnings point to even bigger things to come, say analysts.