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.
As a result of a fault in certain 1TB Seagate hard drives found in October 2009- July 2011 iMacs, Apple has started a program where you can get your hard drive replaced free of charge if it is found to be faulty.
While the iPad Mini has gotten most of the spotlight regarding Apple’s October 23rd media event, the iMac is also overdue for an update, and Chinese language site WeiPhone claims to have some new details about the next generation of Apple’s all-in-one.
In yet another display of innovation, HP has announced their all-new Spectre One lineup of all-in one desktops – a “completely original” new product that’s nothing like anything ever created by a certain fruit company in Cupertino…
A new report claims that Apple’s suppliers have already begun shipping new iMacs and 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros to Apple, and that they are expected to become available sometime in September or October.
According to a new report from Clayton Morris of Fox News, Apple is planning to release new iMacs in the very near future. The new iMacs will reportedly not have Retina displays, but that they will launch some time this fall.
Shortages of Apple’s 27-inch iMac have now begun affecting Apple’s own retail system, with around half of all U.S. Apple Stores out of stock of both 27-inch models.
We’ve heard a lot of iPhone rumors, and with MacBooks updated at WWDC, other Macs have gone out of the limelight. However Apple Bitch reports that major retailers including Amazon and Best Buy are seeing shortages of the 27 inch iMac.
If Apple didn’t already have enough on their plate with supposed launch plans, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is planning to release updated iMacs and a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro this fall as well!
According to a new report this morning, however, new iMac models could be on the way in October – complete with Retina displays!
While Apple put a lot of focus on the MacBook Pro last week, the iMac was notably absent from the WWDC keynote , leaving many to wonder when Apple is planning on refreshing their popular all-in-one. Fortunately, it appears that they wait may be shorter than anticipated.
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!