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Some 2012 iMac “Assembled in USA” tips tricky teardown

Some 2012 iMac “Assembled in USA” tips tricky teardown

Apple has shifted some assembly of its new 2012 iMac to the US from China, a teardown of the updated all-in-one computer has revealed, though the extent to which US labor and expertise have been relied upon is unclear. The new OS X machine torn down by iFixit bears the legend "Assembled in USA" where usually you'd expect to see "Assembled in China" on other Apple hardware, though while the Mac may have been pieced together closer to home, the chances of repairing it yourself have decreased dramatically.

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Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) Hands-on

Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) Hands-on

Apple's 2012 iMac has arrived in-stores and on the SlashGear test bench, first in 21.5-inch form and then the 27-inch behemoth following on in December. Borrowing design cues from Apple's portable range and debuting new construction techniques never before seen in desktop computing, the new iMac also keeps Apple in the front of the pack for performance, with a fresh array of Intel quadcore processors, NVIDIA graphics, and some storage magic in the shape of Fusion Drive.

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Apple: iMac arrives November 30

Apple: iMac arrives November 30

Apple's new iMac will go on sale on Friday, November 30, the company has confirmed, with the 21.5-inch all-in-one computer available in-store the same day, while the 27-inch iMac will follow on in December. Announced back in October, the new desktop will be priced from $1,299 for the smaller model and from $1,799 for the larger version, with a choice of Core i5 or Core i7 processors.

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iMac on track reassure insiders

iMac on track reassure insiders

Chatter of a iMac production delay that could have seen the new all-in-one OS X machines pushed back into 2013 is incorrect, new sources claim, with the 21.5-inch iMac reportedly already headed to distributors. Talk of Apple encountering problems with the friction-stir welding process that joins the front and back chassis panels prompted claims that the November/December release window would be missed, but according to 9to5Mac's sources that is not, in fact, the case.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 15, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 15, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening folks. Today Microsoft's former Windows head Steven Sinofsky discussed his recent and surprising departure from the company, but didn't go into too many specifics when it came down to why he actually left. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 started shipping ahead of schedule today, while new reports are suggesting that Apple may delay the new iMac into 2013. NASA was the victim of a major security breach recently, and today it said that it will make sure all of its laptops are equipped with full disk encryption by the end of the year as a result.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 24, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 24, 2012

Give yourself a pat on the back, because you've officially made it through Wednesday - only two more days to go and the weekend is here again. We had a lot of news hit today, so let's jump right in. Today we may have seen some leaked press shots of the LG Nexus 4, but then sadly found out that they might be fake. The Galaxy Note II is now available for order at T-Mobile, but it's a bit on the expensive side when compared to a certain other carrier, and new Apple documents have revealed that Samsung is the focus of a 3G patent antitrust investigation here in the US.

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