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  • Introducing… The 27-inch iLemon

    Introducing… The 27-inch iLemon

    Regular readers will know my affinity for Apple products. In general, they're high quality, and I'm willing to pay a bit more for that. But a lemon is a lemon, regardless of who it's made by, and must be labeled as such. These new 27-inch iMacs? Lemons. In case you haven't heard yet, the screens on these massive things are failing left and right. Granted, not all of them seem to be affected, but… Read More

  • Apple Not Liable For Plagued iMac Screens, Updates Firmware Anyway

    Apple Not Liable For Plagued iMac Screens, Updates Firmware Anyway

    Apple just dodged a bullet. A New York federal judge dismissed a potential class action lawsuit which alleged that Apple propagated their popular iMac screens without disclosing certain manufacturing defects to its customers, saying that the allegations were too general to be considered. The lawsuit stated that unwanted vertical lines would appear on the devices after the warranty period had… Read More

  • 27-inch iMacs sucking wind, orders backing up

    27-inch iMacs sucking wind, orders backing up

    The 27-inch iMac, darling of all and sundry, are having some shipping issues. Orders are currently backed up two weeks and the litany of problems, including broken displays and busted hard drives, shows us that this model wasn't quite fully baked. Read More

  • Dear FDA, Gimme My iMac

    Dear FDA, Gimme My iMac

    Today was supposed to be a joyous day in my apartment. As of yesterday, my new Apple iMac was to be delivered at some point this afternoon. But alas, it was not to be. But the reason why is a truly great WTF moment. Apparently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has to approve its delivery to me. Well, to be more specific, either the FDA or the Department of AG/PPQ has to approve it, according… Read More

  • New iMacs have finicky DisplayPorts

    New iMacs have finicky DisplayPorts

    Just a PSA, really: The newest iMacs are somewhat limited in their capability to be used as external monitors for your laptop. I’d consider the functionality to be a bonus to begin with, but if you were going to be relying on it, better make other plans. It seems that the DisplayPort on 27″ iMacs (there isn’t a video in on the 21.5″ ones) is a bit picky on what it takes an… Read More

  • Open ye 27-inch iMacs while ye may

    Open ye 27-inch iMacs while ye may

    iFixit has torn up the new iMac to reveal the delicate inner workings of both the machine and its attendant Magic Mouse. Obviously the biggest issue here is removing the massive piece of glass on the front, a process that requires a spunger, suction cups, and a sense that life is futile and electronics should be destroyed on camera for the edification of an audience. Read More

  • Apple selling new 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs

    Apple selling new 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs

    I certainly don’t want to cause a panic, but EVERYBODY PANIC! APPLE DID SOMETHING! Yes, new iMacs are here. For prompt shipping, please send your wallet to… Apple 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014 …with a Post-It note saying “Send iMacs! Please! Hurry!” In return, you’ll get one of the following: Read More

  • Maybe, maybe not: New doubts on Blu-ray being part of the next iMac revision

    Maybe, maybe not: New doubts on Blu-ray being part of the next iMac revision

    I'm not about to knock myself out for noting the 800th iMac rumor of the past few weeks, so here's the deal: people “close” to Apple now aren't sure whether or not Blu-ray will wind up on the next iMac revision. Blu-ray may be on Mac Pros, and maybe then only as a build-to-order option, but that's enough “maybes” to bore a slug. Read More

  • Mac Mini and iMacs to be in short supply, update coming soon?

    Mac Mini and iMacs to be in short supply, update coming soon?

    Apple has apparently told its direct-sales partners like the Apple Stores not to order new iMacs or Mac Minis and don't expect any more shipments either. This can mean only one of two things: Apple is going bankrupt or there are new models coming real soon. Read More

  • iMacs to be refreshed as soon as next week?

    iMacs to be refreshed as soon as next week?

    There's nothing solid on this, but the usual mysterious sources are whispering about an iMac refresh coming next week. We knew this was forthcoming, but the changes themselves are anybody's guess. We expect upgraded CPU and GPU, possibly a slimmer design, and some people even suggest Blu-ray is in the cards. Those people aren't right, though. If Apple was changing its mind about Blu-ray, it'd do… Read More