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Apple unveils Fusion Drive for new iMac and Mac mini

Apple introduced its new Fusion Drive technology on Tuesday, a hybrid drive that merges a 128GB flash drive with a 1TB or 3TB hard drive all into a single logical volume for the iMac and Mac mini.

Live Blog: Apple's More to Show event

Apple will hold a press briefing on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. PT. Jason Snell and Dan Moren will be on hand as the company unveils its latest creation.

Apple will stream Tuesday event live to Apple TV, Web

Apple early Tuesday revealed that it will stream the day's "little more to show" event live to Apple TV customers and on its website.

More than new iPad could be on tap at Apple event

A smaller version of the iPad is expected to be announced at Tuesday's Apple press event. But could Apple also be planning an update to any of its Mac hardware and software? Philip Michaels weighs the possibilities.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Apple's upcoming iPad event, weird Macs, and plenty more

This week, in some ways, felt a bit like the calm before the storm. Apple announced a special event coming next week, we shared the stories of various unusual Macs, and of course we offered our usual slew of reviews, how-tos, and news.

Measure Mac performance with Speedmark 8

Learn more about Speedmark 8, Macworld Lab's benchmark suite for testing Mac performance.

All Speedmark 8 scores

Benchmark results of all the Macs Macworld Lab as tested with Speedmark 8.

Twelve South's HiRise provides eye-level iMac viewing

Mac accessory maker Twelve South has introduced the HiRise for iMac, a stand that lets users elevate their desktop Mac monitors to a better viewing level.

TechHive: Hidden photos found in Mac SE ROM

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Folks over at hackerspace NYC Resistor discovered grainy photos in the ROM of a Macintosh SE.

TechHive: The Power Mac G4 coffee table

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The classy coffee table gives old Power Mac G4s a new lease on life.

Ins and outs of upgrading your iMac

What happens if you upgrade an older iMac with an SSD and more RAM? You might be surprised at the performance results. Macworld Lab has a report.

Weekly Wrap: Fix Mountain Lion bugs, avoid scary hacks

Don't look now, but summer's kind of winding down. Now's the time to go outside with your laptop or iOS device, and catch up on both the sun's rays and Macworld's biggest stories from the past week.

Remains of the Day: On a mission

Another rumored look at the new iPhone, a whisper of a 13-inch Retina MacBook, and an Apple ad that never saw the light of day.