A mere few hours after Apple began taking orders for their new iMacs this morning, estimates shipping tomes for 27-inch models from the Apple Online Store have already slipped from 3-4 weeks, making it unlikely for anyone who orders from this point onward to receive the 27-inch iMac before Christmas.
After some slight delays, the sexy new iMacs have finally been released, with both 21.5 inch and 27 inch models available to order. The smaller version will be dispatched within 1-3 business days, while the 27 inch will only be available in 2-3 weeks time.
While Apple’s Fusion Drive technology seems like a good option for many users, there’s an unspoken and extremely devious scheme behind the technology, pressuring users into overpaying for hardware (namely a 128GB SSD) to take advantage of what is, at its core, a software tweak already built into OS X.
DigiTimes is reporting that both the iPad mini and iMac are expected to be in short supply through the rest of the year. Display production is reported to be the culprit in both shortages.
Apple officially announced this morning in a press release that the new ultra-thin iMacs will go on sale starting this Friday, November 30th. The 21.5-inch iMacs will become available in Apple Retail Stores and Apple’s online store that morning. The 27-inch models, on the other hand, won’t ship until sometime in December.
After a great deal of waiting, 3rd-party Apple retailers have finally begun taking orders for Apple’s ultra-thin new iMacs! In an email sent to customers early this morning, MacMall announced orders for the new models, including near-immediate availability of the 21.5-inch models.
Apple’s plans for a November and December lunch of its redesigned 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac lines are reportedly still on track.
CEO Tim Cook noted that the company expected to see significant shortages on their new ultra-thin iMacs, which were set to launch sometime this month. According to a new report from French Apple site MacBidouille, however, the new iMac models may now be delayed until early 2013.
The iMac unveiled at Apple latest event is a work of art. The thing that stands out most is its incredible thinness, and everyone has been wondering – how on earth did they get it down to be so slim compared to the last generation?
Planning to purchase one of Apple’s new Mac Minis, or one of the new ultra-thin 2012 iMacs? You’ll probably want some extra RAM to make your new Mac really sing – but don’t pay Apple’s premium prices! You can upgrade your new Mac to up to 32GB of RAM for less than $150!
Apple’s new iMac, unveiled at their media event this week, is certainly an attractive piece of equipment – thinner, lighter, and with new sexy curves! The new design also highlights just how much the iMac has changed over the years.
One of the coolest things Apple announced yesterday was the Fusion Drive, but what exactly is it? Described as the combination of an SSD and a traditional HDD, Ars Technica has gone into more detail into how it might work, and it’s some interesting stuff.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects the newly introduced iMac lineup to dramatically boot Apple’s desktop shipment numbers, which are forecast to drop 79% year-over-year for Q3.
The new iMac Lineup was announced today at Apple’s media event.
There have been strong rumors about new iMacs appearing at the October 23 event, and we’ve seen no better confirmation of that so far than shipping times from Apple slipping across Europe.
SKUs for new iMacs are appearing in Apple’s retail inventory system, ahead of an expected announcement at next week’s Apple media event. The report makes mention of four new model numbers, likely referring to both 21.5 and 27-inch models.