Professional level users who rely on Apple’s Mac Pro lineup were not a little disappointed when the list of WWDC announcements didn’t include their beloved tower of power. But an email from Tim Cook has given them a ray of hope that Apple is working on “something really great” to address the professional market.
While the Mac Pro did get a quiet lackluster update yesterday, the iMac wasn’t mentioned at all, leaving some eager updaters wondering why. New York Times technology consultant David Pogue may have an answer!
Chinese manufacturer Rahway has replicated the iMac to the nearest detail (a part from the plastic case which they claim is aluminum). The logo is even there. The bezel is exactly the same as well as the stand.
Attack of the Clones isn’t just the title of the second Star Wars film. It’s also what’s happening in the technology industry. The latest company to ‘get inspired’ by Apple is Dell, which has launched three new all-in-one PCs, the XPS One 27, and the Inspiron One 23 and 20.
Alongside mentions that the upcoming new MacBook Pro models would feature a Retina display, among other features, Apple’s next-gen iMac update is claimed to feature high resolution Retina displays as well
While product benchmarks are not normally known until after the release when keen geeks put them to the test, some supposed benchmarks for the upcoming 2012 MacBook Pro and iMac have already been seen on the Geekbench database.
We’ve just received word from a source within Apple’s supply chain that Apple is preparing to launch a trifecta of new products late this summer, with new MacBook Pros and iMacs, as well as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion all planned for a mid-to-late July launch.
Ken Segall’s new book Insanely Simple is absolutely packed with interesting and little-known nuggets of knowledge about Apple. One of the more interesting stories in the book is about how Steve Jobs wanted to call the iMac MacMan.
Ken Segall’s new book “Insanely Simple” reveals that Steve Jobs planned a Willy Wonka style celebration for the millionth iMac purchaser, but was foiled by California law.
Sharp announced that they have begun mass-producing new high-performance ‘Retina’ displays. The new panels are based on Sharp’s IGZO technology, which allows for thinner displays with lower power consumption.
Intel’s next-gen Ivy Bridge processors will now be launching on April 23rd, suggesting that Intel may be rushing the processors for inclusion in Apple’s forthcoming MacBooks and iMacs.
Following rumors that Apple is preparing to update several lines of Macs soon, a new report claims that Apple is planning to release new iMac models in June, and new MacBooks by mid-summer.
As is typical leading up to new Apple releases, consumers are beginning to think twice before purchasing a new Mac, causing this quarter’s Mac sales to slide as potential Mac purchasers anticipate new models in the coming months.
Following rumors that Apple is preparing to upgrade their MacBooks, with Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors, HowToArena reports that Apple is also preparing to release new models of the iMac in June or July as well.
With the release of Intel’s new Ivy Bridge chips just around the corner, the iMac is set to see a pretty significant update this year. Now new reports suggest that Apple’s new iMacs may feature a thinner build and anti-reflective screens.
Intel’s next-gen Ivy Bridge mobile and desktop CPUs are reportedly set to launch at the end of April, and that very likely means that new MacBooks and iMacs (and possibly Mac Pros) will shortly follow.