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.
iFixit have released a kit and guides for installing a second hard drive in your 21.5 or 27 inch mid 2011 iMac.
Apple released a new iMac firmware update yesterday, iMac Graphic FW Update 3.0, which is intended to fix issues with hanging and freezing on certain iMac models.
Apple has released an update which should fix the iMac’s WiFi problems when coming out of sleep mode in OS X Lion.
The iMac now represents an astonishing 32.9% of all-in-one PC sales, according to research firm DisplaySearch. In a market that grew 39% in 2010 to reach 14.5 million units, Apple is steadily and quietly taking command.
According to Wedge Partners analyst Brian Blair Apple’s next-gen iMacs could include television functionality, and feature some aspects of Apple’s rumored iTV television sets in the first half of 2012.