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Turn your iMac into a steampunk dream with a custom cover

Turn your iMac into a steampunk dream with a custom cover

We have covered out fare share of steampunk gear here on SlashGear. The thing that most of the gear has in common is that they are each a custom built one of a kind devices made by the user. A dude going by the name Woodguy from Old Time Computer is showing off some cool covers for the iMac that gives it that Steampunk look.

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When the PC is a Toaster

When the PC is a Toaster

It hasn’t been that long since Apple announced a computer that was more appliance than traditional PC and we’re still feeling the shocks. It was a “closed” system and the digerati panned it. Some said it would hurt future generations who would lack the tools to tinker and program. Others decried a new metaphor for dealing with information as too limiting and toy-like. Universally, it was agreed that it was way overpriced for what it offered to the market. Now you might think I’m talking about the introduction of the iPad a few weeks ago. Actually, I’m referring the introduction of Macintosh in 1984.

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Apple 27-inch iMacs now shipping again?

Apple 27-inch iMacs now shipping again?

Looks like Apple have sorted their 27-inch iMac production issues.  Having apparently frozen production of the largest iMac desktop at the beginning of this month, shortly after new orders faced long delays, those waiting for their computers have reportedly begun receiving notification that they're preparing to ship out.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 6 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 6 2010

It's Super Bowl Sunday so the sports fans out there looking for something to do to kill some time until the game comes on can check out this week's week in review. We saw some cool gear last week so let's get right into it. You might think after Apple unveiled its iPad tablet the rumors would go away, but alas, that isn’t correct. Apple is rumored to be working on a new larger screen tablet that runs Mac OS X.

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Apple shelling out 15% refund on broken 27-inch iMacs

Apple shelling out 15% refund on broken 27-inch iMacs

27-inch iMac owners have been plagued with problematic displays for the last several weeks, and Apple seems to be trying to make it up to them, with a 15 percent cash refund on all 27-inchers.

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Apple’s second attempt at 27-inch iMac screen flicker fix

Apple’s second attempt at 27-inch iMac screen flicker fix

27-inch iMacs are thrown another lifevest with another update (the second one so far) from Apple, in order to fix the screen flicker problem that has affected numerous units so far, or “iLemons”, as MG Siegler so kindly calls them.

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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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