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OWC Releases First RAM Upgrade Kit for the New 21.5-Inch iMac

Posted on 17/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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When Apple announced their new ultra-thin iMacs, it quickly became known that the 21.5-inch model makes it nearly impossible for users to upgrade anything. Fortunately, OWC is here to help, and has released the first 21.5-inch iMac RAM upgrade kit so you can make the swap at home!

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How to Gift an App Store App From Your Mac or iOS Device

Posted on 15/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The holidays are fast approaching, and with more people than ever using iOS devices, Apps and iTunes content can make great gifts! But did you know you gan gift apps straight from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in iOS 6? Here’s how it’s done!

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Apple Granted Trademark for Mac Startup Chime

Posted on 15/12/2012 by Chris Hauk

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We shared all of the Mac startup chimes with you earlier this week, but did you know something like that could be patented? Apple has been granted a registered trademark for that harmonious sound you hear just as your Mac starts up.

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First 27-inch iMac Teardown Hits the Web: Beautiful Inside AND Out!

Posted on 14/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As the first 27-inch iMac orders begin arriving on customer doorsteps, MacRumors forum member R.OC has already torn one apart to show the world what it looks like on the inside! The 2012 iMac certainly looks a great deal cleaner inside than the 2011 iMac!

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Apple Lists the Best Mac App Store Apps of 2012

Posted on 14/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Alongside their listing of the best iOS Apps, music, podcasts, and other iTunes Store content of 2012, Apple has also ranked the best Mac apps of 2012 on the Mac App Store. A number of notable selections made the list, including Day One, Tweetbot, Clear, and Limbo – four of my favorites!

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New 27-inch iMac Now Appearing at Apple Stores and Third-Party Resellers

Posted on 14/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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There’s good news this morning for anyone hoping to buy one of Apple’s new 27-inch iMacs before the holidays! While Apple’s website, and third-party reseller sites such as MacMall continue to list shipping times for 27-inch models well into January, local Best Buy stores have now begun receiving stock available for immediate sale.

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First 27-Inch iMac Orders Now Arriving on Customer Doorsteps

Posted on 12/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We’ve heard from a number of readers that the first 27-inch iMac orders have begun arriving on customers’ doorsteps today, despite not being scheduled for delivery until tomorrow. 9to5Mac also reports that 27-inch iMac display units have begun arriving at Apple Stores, but are not yet being displayed.

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Seven Missing Features in iTunes 11

Posted on 12/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple released iTunes 11 to the masses today, and while it includes some great new features, we here at MacTrast thing they missed a few tricks – and they’ve also left out a few features from previous versions of iTunes! We’ve rounded up the top 7 features we think they missed!

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Custom Server Rack Packs 160 Mac Minis

Posted on 11/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Mac minis as servers are nothing new. In fact, since the Xserve’s discontinuation, they’ve probably been the best selling Apple server machine, ahead of the Mac Pro. However a man called Steve has designed and built probably the most kickass Mac mini server rack out there.

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Apple Releases Mac Mini EFI Firmware Update 1.7

Posted on 11/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you’ve been seeing issues with a flickering HDMI connection on your 2012 Mac Mini, Apple has heard your cries, and has now released an EFI update to address the issue. The problem was apparently related to issues with a video-related driver.

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The History Of The Apple Mouse

Posted on 10/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s had a long history with the mouse. It was the c0mpany that pioneered it, and then over time redesigned it many times. Putting all that history once place, Stephen Hackett from 512pixels has created a page with every Apple mouse ever created.

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Apple Begins Shipping First 27-Inch iMac Orders

Posted on 10/12/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Customers who were among the first to have placed an order for the 27-inch iMac are now beginning to see their credit cards charged, and the order status change to “Preparing for Shipment”.

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Wallpaper Weekends: Winterize Your New iMac

Posted on 08/12/2012 by Jim Gresham

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Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch; however, with the release of the new iMac models, we wanted to get you squared away for the holiday season.

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New 27-Inch iMac Orders Not Shipping Until January

Posted on 07/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you haven’t gotten around to ordering the new 27-inch iMac yet, don’t expect to receive it in time for Christmas! Apple’s latest shipping estimates for the 27-inch iMac have now been pushed into January, due to limited supplies and high demand.

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