During Apple’s recent quarterly earnings conference call, Tim Cook revealed an interesting nugget about the launch of Apple’s new ultra-thin iMacs. It’s no secret that supplies were extremely short when the device launched late last year, with some customers waiting 5-6 weeks to get their pre-ordered machines – and reflecting on that, Cook noted that he thinks Apple should have waited until this January to release the machines.
Apple’s ultra-thin new iMacs may be the least repairable version yet, but they certainly are gorgeous devices – and now that Apple has taken control over the supply issues that once caused 5-6 week wait times, they’re now also available at a significant discount from the refurbished section of Apple’s online store!
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Well, it seems that the downfall of the US is being plotted on an iMac by Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader. NK News even reports that the whole family has a ‘passion for Apple Macs’. I wonder if he realises that a new model is available…
The unfortunate tale you are about to read is a true story . Nobody wishes more than me that that wasn’t the case. It is the story about how one man, yours truly, purchased a defective iMac, and was betrayed, harassed, insulted, and bullied by a company he has been loyal to for many years as a result – all because of the actions of a single unpleasant Apple engineer.
A new report shows that Apple’s U.S. Mac sales grew 14% year-over-year in the January-February timeframe. While this is down from the 31% growth seen in January alone, it still displays solid numbers as Apple’s iMac supply shortages appear to be easing.
Apple’s ultra-thin new iMacs have faced their fair share of shortages and manufacturing delays, after seeing ship times of up to 5-6 weeks at the time of launch. Fortunately, it appears that Apple has finally caught up to demand.
Apple has introduced a new configuration option for its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs, now offering a VESA mount adapter instead of the standard pedestal. THe $40 option must be configured at the time of purchase, and allows users to mounts their iMacs to walls or other vertical surfaces.
Apple quietly released a new, updated version of their 21.5-inch base-level iMac today, with a cheaper $1099 price tag ($200 less than the consumer base pricing). The machine is specifically targeted towards educational institutions, and uses a less expensive Intel Core i3 processor, and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip rather than the usual discrete GPU.
It appears that Apple is finally catching up with demand for their ultra-thin new iMacs, despite facing initial production issues and supply constraints for the devices. After recently updating their iMac ship times to 1-3 days, Apple has now improved their estimates once again to reflect 24-hour ship times in their North American online stores.
Overall, Mac sales outgrew the PC market for 26 consecutive quarters until December, but sales are expected to rebound in the current quarter.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene (No Relation to Herman) Munster has issued a new research report using data from research firm NPD that shows Apple’s U.S. Mac sales were up a considerable 31% year-over-year for January.
One great way to save money when buy Apple gear is to go the refurbished route. Unlike some companies refurb items, Apple refurbs are as good as new. But short of checking the Apple website every 10 minutes, how do you know when a refurbished model that you’ve been looking for is on sale? Meet RefurbMe.
Apple now has refurbished models of the current generation 21.5″ iMac available in its Online Store. The refurbished models can offer a tempting alternative to waiting several weeks for delivery of a new iMac.
A report today says that recent production problems with the 2012 iMac may have been largely solved, suggesting that supply constraints may soon be easing.
The iMac G4 will always be considered one of Apple’s most iconic designs, and were it not for it’s G4 processor, I’m sure many would be using it today. However Dremel Junkie, who’s done many Mac mods in the past, has hacked the iMac G4 and turned it into a modern Ivy Bridge Hackintosh running OS X 10.8.