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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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27-inch iMac torn asunder, geeks everywhere cry a little bit

27-inch iMac torn asunder, geeks everywhere cry a little bit

If you have been lusting after one of those sexy new 27-inch iMac computers that Apple unveiled this week you are not alone. If you have been trying to resist the urge to tear your shiny new iMac apart and see what's inside iFixit has the shots of the innards of the iMac you crave (you sicko).

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Apple new iMac first-impressions

Apple new iMac first-impressions

There's been plenty of rumor and speculation over the past few months, but Apple have finally unveiled their updated iMac desktops, and we've already got the 27-inch model here to review. Already up for sale in the Apple Store for $1,699, our review unit has a 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory and ATI Radeon HD4670 graphics. After the cut, our image gallery with some hands-on first impressions.

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Apple new MacBook, Mac mini, iMac and Magic Mouse hands-on

Apple new MacBook, Mac mini, iMac and Magic Mouse hands-on

The Apple Store has just gone back online with a broad sweep of updates, and I've been catching up with Apple this morning to go hands-on with the new range.  After the cut, all the details and some hands-on feedback with the new 13.3-inch MacBook, three new Mac mini desktops, four new iMacs with 21.5-inch and 27-inch Full HD IPS displays and, in the top-spec model, a Core i5 or Core i7 processor, and the new Apple Magic Mouse with a multitouch trackpad.

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New Apple part numbers leak: iMac, Mac mini, Time Capsule & Airport updates

The Apple Store is still down and the Cupertino company themselves are still tight-lipped, but thanks to Apple Insider we have a pretty reasonable idea of what might be on the virtual shelves in the next few hours.  They’ve received a list of product numbers, complete with some descriptions, which suggest Apple are readying a few new Mac mini units (one without an optical drive), a new 21.5-inch iMac, two new Time Capsules (1TB and 2TB) and a new Airport Extreme.

Updated: All the details of the new ranges here.

Full list after the cut

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Apple Store down, huge catalog refresh coming?

Entirely unsurprisingly, the Apple Store has been taken down for the usual hurried “updates”.  While the same thing happened late last month with no noticeable changes, today we’re expecting quite a few modifications what with the very recent speculation that Apple are planning to push out a new MacBook, iMac, Mac mini and even peripheral range.

Update: The store is back, and here’s what you can buy.

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Apple new MacBook, iMac, Mac mini, Mighty Mouse & multitouch desktop tablet imminent?

Apple new MacBook, iMac, Mac mini, Mighty Mouse & multitouch desktop tablet imminent?

Apple may be riding high on another successful financial quarter, but we still wouldn't put it past them to announce a few new products this week in order to stick a spoke in the wheels of Windows 7's launch.  According to man-in-the-know John Gruber, it's not a product trickle but a flood we should be expecting, with both new notebooks and desktops together with multitouch-compatible peripherals on the cards.

Update: The new range is now live - all the details here

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Rumor says Blu-ray was pulled from iMac line just before production last month

Rumor says Blu-ray was pulled from iMac line just before production last month

Love or hate Apple, we can all agree that the company has been at the forefront of design for computers for a long time. Back before every computer marker around was producing all-in-one machines; Apple had its line of iMac computers. There were rumors going around that the new line of iMac computers would have Blu-ray players. In a case of a rumor spawned by a rumor, we hear today that Blu-ray was pulled from the new iMac line shortly before the machines went into production last month.

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New iMac, MacBook and Mac mini tipped by early adverts

New iMac, MacBook and Mac mini tipped by early adverts

The iMac/MacBook/Mac mini update rumors continue, with the latest fact to stoke the flames being several AdWords adverts showing up in the Netherlands.  According to Apple Insider, the adverts - which link to a 404 page at present - tip a new MacBook as (translated) "thinner, lighter and faster!", new iMacs as "the Brand new iMac. Ultra Thin 20 & 24 inch models. From only €1099", and a new Mac mini that's "Faster and more affordable than ever. From only €499."

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