Although Steve Jobs has clearly stated that Apple does not see a place for a multitouch iMac or MacBook, citing ergonomic issues, our source informs us that Apple has filed a patent detailing a new and far more arm-friendly way to get the job done.
Check out the above video of Steve Jobs introducing the iMac for the very first time in 1998. A jacket wearing, turtle neckless Jobs owns the stage and lambasts the existing PCs on the market as being “uuuugggly” and instead introduces a personal computer that would go on to make desktop machines things of beauty.
The new 2011 iMacs, while they are great machines, have apparently made it far more difficult to upgrade your main hard drive. OWC has discovered that the new models feature a proprietary SATA power connector, necessary for fan control on the new models.
This Week’s Top Ten and Other Notable News, Including OBL Raid on Twitter, New iMacs, No iPhone 5 This Summer
Were you too lazy to check MacTrast this week for all the big Apple stories? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve put together the top ten most read stories and other notable news from the week of May 1st-7th.
Apple has just issued several important updates for the new Thunderbolt equipped Macs and 2011 MacBook Pros. The updates address performance, stability, and an issue with Turbo Mode in boot camp.
Macworld has just posted the results of its first benchmark test for the newly updated iMac models this morning. The tests found that Apple latest iMace were generally faster than previous versions, although certain BTO models from last year still outperformed them in some tests.
The genius at iFixit have done it again – purchased Apple latest and greatest just to tear it to shreds. They have posted their teardown of the new 2011 21.5″ iMac, and they’ve uncovered some really interesting facts.
In a move to prepare users for upcoming OS X Lion multitouch gestures, Apple has made the Magic Trackpad a free build-to-order option in lieu of a Magic Mouse when configuring a new 2011 iMac.
For those of you that haven’t yet heard, Apple released new, refreshed versions of the iMac today. We’ll look at what’s new and notable (besides the obvious spec bump)
The Apple Store is back and the new Sandy Bridge iMacs are here and screamin’ fast.
OMG? New iMacs? It is widely rumored that Apple will today introduce us to an iMac refresh. Thunderbolt and SandyBridge processors are extremely likely with other enhancements to the camera and maybe (just maybe) the possibility of an SSD drive (unlikely though).
There’s been a lot of recent speculation that the new iMacs should be coming out soon. Now, AppleInsider is reporting that in fact the new iMacs may be released as early as tomorrow, May 3.
AppleInsider is reporting that Apple will unleash updated iMacs on the public this Tuesday, May 3rd. The refresh is expected to feature Thunderbolt and updated Intel Core i processors.
9to5Mac is reporting of supply shortages of iMacs at three suppliers. Normally a shortage is a solid indicator that a refresh of the model is on the horizon. This happened with the availability of the iPad and Macbook Pros in recent months.
The Apple Store is down for maintenance worldwide. It’s also officially spring and Phil Schiller promised us a white iPhone. Will we finally see it? New Thunderbolt-enabled iMacs, perhaps?