iMac

Apple freeze iMac production?

A couple of weeks back we reported that Apple had posted long delays for orders of their 27-inch iMac desktops; now it’s sounding like buyers may have to wait even longer.  According to Hardmac’s sources, Apple have completely halted 27-inch iMac production, with the assembly lines expected to remain stationary until the company finds fixes for the various display issues the desktop computer is suffering.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 5 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 5 2010

Here we go again with another SlashGear Week in Review. This was an important and busy week in the tech world with a much anticipated announcement by Apple in the middle of the week. There was some cool stuff unveiled early in the week too though. Monday we saw a cool custom wireless PS3 mod that took the new slim PS3 and turned it into a handheld device.

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Users report that AppleCare techs say second fix for screen flicker coming

Users report that AppleCare techs say second fix for screen flicker coming

That big and very cool 27-inch Apple iMac has had more than its share of woes since it launched. One of the most common issues with the machine is that the screen flickers. Apple issued a fix for the flicker issue about a month ago, but it apparently didn't solve the problem.

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Apple 27-inch iMac orders face three week delay

Apple 27-inch iMac orders face three week delay

Apple have unexpectedly delayed shipments of new 27-inch iMac orders, extending the anticipated wait-time to three weeks.  Earlier this week, the company had been fulfilling new orders in under a week; similarly, the 21.5-inch iMac is shipping in just 24hrs.

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Apple Boot Camp 3.1 Update to support Windows 7

Apple Boot Camp 3.1 Update to support Windows 7

Apple has updated its Boot Camp software today so Mac users can finally run Windows 7 officially, with newly issued drivers and utilities.  The Boot Camp 3.1 update provides support for both 32-bit as well as the 64-bit Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate versions of Windows 7.

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Apple 22-inch touchscreen iMac tipped for 2010

It’s really been too long since we’ve had a darned good Commercial Times rumor, and today’s is a doozy.  According to DigiTimes, the Chinese-language paper reckons Apple are readying a 22-inch touchscreen all-in-one computer, slotting into the iMac range, which would go on sale alongside the existing 21.5-inch and 27-inch models released back in October 2009.

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Apple Black Friday one-day sale kicks off: $101 off an iMac or MBP

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and that means Black Friday sales in the US.  We’re already hearing that parking spaces outside US malls are full up – and it’s only just gone 4am on the east coast – so if it’s cut-price Apple tech you’re after then why not do your shopping online?  As is somewhat traditional by now, Apple have discounts across various parts of their store today: save just over $100 on a new iMac, for instance, or the same off a MacBook Pro.

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ColorWare offer custom iMac and Magic Mouse paintjobs

ColorWare offer custom iMac and Magic Mouse paintjobs

If your Core i7 iMac isn't unique enough - and if you have one that powers on and has an intact screen, then from the sound of things it's already pretty rare - then you could always turn to ColorWare for help.  The customization company have announced that they're happily take your Apple all-in-one (or indeed your Magic Mouse) and brighten up its aluminum body with a new paint finish.

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Core i7 iMac DOA and cracked-screen woes reported

Apple’s 27-inch iMac did the Cupertino company proud when we reviewed the Core 2 Duo model last month, but trouble is afoot with the freshly-shipping Core i7 models.  Various Apple support forum threads are suggesting that not only are some Core i7 iMacs turning up DOA and refusing to power on, others have hit desktops only for their eager buyers to discover the glass screen has cracked.

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Atlona DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter for iMac input

Atlona DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter for iMac input

One of Apple's new iMac's most nifty features is their ability to work as a standalone display for an external video source, such as another Mac or a console.  Unfortunately that means your external source needs to have a Mini DisplayPort output, something in short supply unless you're already toting a recent Apple product.  Now Atlona Technologies have stepped in with the DP200, a DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter that's officially compatible with the 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs.

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iPhone concept borrows iMac style

iPhone concept borrows iMac style

With the MacBook now brought smack up to date with unibody styling, and the fully metal-clad iMac causing a stir on desktops, it seems like about the right sort of time to ask what the iPhone could learn from the new designs?  Happily Isamu Sanada - who you might recall from these fair pages in previous months - is one step ahead of us, and he's put together some concept art of what an iMac-inspired fourth-gen iPhone might look like.

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Apple’s 27-inch iMac review

Apple’s 27-inch iMac review

It's the biggest all-in-one Apple have ever offered, not to mention the fastest and most media-centric, and it's pretty much guaranteed to hypnotize anybody wandering into their local Apple Store. The hyperbole practically writes itself, but at the end of the day is the 27-inch Apple iMac more than just a desktop trophy? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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