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  • The Twelve South HiRise Looks Like A Mac Pro Mini, Is Actually An iMac Stand And Storage Locker

    The Twelve South HiRise Looks Like A Mac Pro Mini, Is Actually An iMac Stand And Storage Locker

    In the cut-throat world of desk organization, style often trumps functionality. In the case of Twelve South’s HiRise, style meets functionality. See what I did there? The HiRise is a little storage locker designed to sit under an iMac or Cinema Display. The front panel folds down, revealing an adjustable shelf and storage space large enough for even a Mac Mini. But that shelf —… Read More

  • Latest Rumor Pegs Retina iMac For An October Release

    Latest Rumor Pegs Retina iMac For An October Release

    Grab your salt shakers, friends. The always vocal trade publication, DigiTimes, is reporting that Apple is preparing for an October release of a retina-equipped iMac following a spec bump this July. This conflicts with previous reports citing Apple executives saying redesigned iMacs would hit next year. It’s entirely possible that Apple will stuff a Retina display within the current… Read More

  • ProView Is Suing Apple Over The Rights To An iMac Clone

    ProView Is Suing Apple Over The Rights To An iMac Clone

    Patent trolls – mere shells of companies that go after potential infringements in order to rack up some hefty legal fees and maybe a settlement or two – don’t have an institutional memory. Take the great iPad in China debacle. What you see above is ProView’s “iPad.” The eagle-eyed among you will note that is bears more than a passing resemblance to the old… Read More

  • Apple Will Sell A Sub $1,000 iMac For Education

    Apple Will Sell A Sub $1,000 iMac For Education

    Apple and education have always gone hand in hand, from the first Apple IIs gracing libraries across the nation to the countless aging machines now in place at schools everywhere. Now, however, a new version of the iMac (not shown here) may allow schools to upgrade on the cheap. Read More

  • Latest Apple Rumor Puts Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt Mac Pro, Mac Mini Launching Late July Or Early August

    Don’t tell the kids this, but it’s almost back to school time and Apple is reportedly gearing up for a major push this August. Apperently several large hardware refreshes are on tap with both the Mac Pro and Mac mini set to get new innards. It’s about time, too. The iMac got in on the Intel Sandy Bridge party just last month with the top of the line model now packing more… Read More

  • The iMac Slipper Is A Leather Slipper For Your iMac

    Sometimes my iMac gets a little chilly and I like to cover its toes with a blanket. But, thankfully, there is now something called an iMac slipper that allows you to protect your iMac’s feet with a little leather bootie. It costs $35 and most of your dignity, but by all means, pick it up for yourself. Read More

  • iFixit Tears Apart The New iMacs, Warns Of Deadly Thunderbolts (Not Really)

    The best part of the iFixit teardowns — besides the gadget pr0n — are the notes found on the last step. iFixit grades the given product in terms of its repairability and then comments on the highlights. The new iMac scored 7 out of 10 where 10 is the easiest to repair. iFixit notes that while it’s relatively easy to disassemble the iMac, “Making the LCD and glass… Read More

  • With Big Graphics, HD Cameras, And Triple Monitor Support, iMacs Are More Pro-Like

    With Big Graphics, HD Cameras, And Triple Monitor Support, iMacs Are More Pro-Like

    For the past six years or so, my main desktop machine has been a string of iMacs. As an all-in-one machine, they’re both great to look at and simple to set up and use. But the power user side of me was always left a bit wanting. And it sounds like the iMac upgrades Apple has just unveiled this morning may fix that. First of all, they’ve solved perhaps my single biggest complaint… Read More

  • "Constrained" iMac Supplies Point To Imminent Refresh

    Although the last iMac refresh took place in July, we heard rumors a little while back that new ones would be arriving early this year. And with Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt, the expected improvements, ready to go, it seems like the new iMacs could drop any time. And what’s this? 9 to 5 Mac hears whispers that supplies of current iMacs are running low. You know what that means. Expect… Read More

  • OWC Will Cut A Hole In Your iMac For $169 (And Add An eSATA Port)


    It’s a fact that Apple hates connectivity standards. Well, maybe not a fact, but a common thought and so OWC has came up with a relativity inexpensive option to fix Apple’s latest puzzling design flaw. For only $169, which doesn’t include shipping, the company will cut a small hole in the bottom grill and install the missing eSATA port. The only little issue is that said… Read More

  • The Apple iMac and Mac Pro get CPU, GPU bumps in latest refresh

    Can’t say we didn’t see this coming. It seemed like each day there was another random source or sign that Apple was preparing to update the iMac and Mac Pro. Well, most of the rumors were right. The changes aren’t really all that special and simply evolutionary in nature. Still, we’re not one to turn away new components. Read More