Apple customers who purchased the new 27-inch iMacs as soon as they were available for pre-order should be getting their new desktops pretty soon. Apple has notified customers that the first orders of the 27-inch iMacs are now shipping.
According to numerous people on Twitter and other forums who have ordered the new iMacs, they’ve received noticies that their order status has been changed from “Preparing for Shipment” to “Shipped.”
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Apple warned us that supplies of its new iMac would be extremely limited this year, and it hasn’t taken long for its initial stock pile to diminish. The 27-inch all-in-one, that was once shipping in “3-4 weeks,” now won’t be sent out until January via the Apple online store.
Apple’s original 3-4 week estimate would have meant that early orders for the 27-inch iMac should be shipped out before the end of [Read More...]
Not all of Apple’s new iMacs are being assembled by Foxconn.
When you open up a new Apple gadget â€” whether it be a new MacBook Pro or an iPhone 5 â€” the packaging will almost always tell you it’s been “designed by Apple in California”Â and “assembled in China.” But Apple’s new iMacs are an exception to that, because some of the all-in-ones are being assembled in the good old United States [Read More...]
We’ve been waiting a month to see Apple’s beautiful new iMacs in the wild, and while the 27-inch models won’t ship until late next month, the new 21.5-inch units are not available in stores. Along with a sleek new body, the iMacs also feature Intel’s new Ivy Bridge processors which should make them markedly faster than last year’s iMacs.
Geekbench scores have already been compiled for the new 21.5-inch iMacs. When compared [Read More...]
The new, ultra-thin iMacs may not be shipping yet, but they are at using cutting-edge manufacturing and fabricating techniques that are right out of the space program.
Case in point? The way the new iMacs achieve their remarkable thinness is because of something called friction-stir welding, and it’s a process that’s been used in spacecraft fuel tanks and airplane wings.
The Register explains more:
Invented in 1991 by Wayne Thomas at TWI, [Read More...]
There have been a few rumors over the last week or two claiming that Apple’s new ultra-thin iMacs won’t be available in stores until 2013 due to production issues with the display and other components.
Rumors of the delay are probably false though, as a new report claims production is still on track for 2012, but initial supply will be fairly low.
John Paczkowski of All ThingsD claims that Apple’s new desktop [Read More...]
Being this thin comes at a cost.
Apple’s Phil Schiller unveiled the ultra-slim, all-new iMac at a press event last month. TheÂ 21.5-inch model was said to ship sometime in November, with the 27-inch model arriving later in December. Due to manufacturing complexities and supply issues overseas, Tim Cook later said that the new iMac will be “constrained in a significant way” this holiday season.
Now a new rumor is saying that supply [Read More...]
One of the biggest shockers at the iPad mini keynote was the announcement of the redesigned iMacs that areÂ unbelievablyÂ thin. In our readers poll we were surprised that almost 50% of people were more excited about the iMac than the iPad mini. Unfortunately for all those people eager to get their hands on it, the new iMac will be in short supply when it launches.
During Apple’s financial results conference call this [Read More...]
are these the guts of the new teardrop shaped iMacs?
The iPad Mini is getting all the hype this month, but we haven’t heard much about the line of new iMacs that should be coming out some month soon. Apple hasn’t updated the iMac lineup in over 531 days, but according to a new rumor a redesigned iMac might be unveiled at the iPad Mini event on October 23rd.
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The always sketechy Digitimes has a new report out, and as usual, douse your taste buds with brine, because they say that a Retina Display iMac was supposed to debut this month, but has been delayed because of production problems. They also say the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro wil be out by October.
According to the spottily correct Asian newspaper, Apple has started mass shipping new iMacs and 13-inch Retina Display MacBook [Read More...]