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Computer peripherals get the old time touch

By - May 22, 2011 29 Pictures
Many of us breathed a sigh of relief when the uncomfortable lesson in bland that was the digital age of beige came to an end, but even some of the latest styling can be somewhat disappointing. The growing popularity of Steampunk design is evidence that many crave a return to the classic looks of yesteryear but enthusiasts wanting their technology to take on a vintage look are, for the most part, left with little option but to modify the kit themselves. Those with no time to spare or no skills to speak of, though, are left to look on with envious admiration. Kirk DuQuette has not only created a whole bunch of stunning computer peripherals and mobile device docks that hark back to the Victorian age of steam but, without much of the valve, cog and gauge overkill, he has also made some of them available for purchase. Read More
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Apple updates the iMac: Thunderbolt I/O, quad-core and more

By - May 3, 2011 8 Pictures
Apple's desktop lineup has typically pushed users requiring plenty of fast I/O towards the Mac Pro - but the latest iMac refresh has broken the tradition. While quad-core Sandy Bridge CPUs and faster ATI Radeon HD GPUs are welcomed, it's the addition of Thunderbolt ports (one in the 21.5-inch and two in the 27-inch) that really ups the ante for a number of professional users. Read More
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Apple iMac updates - new features including 27-inch widescreen model

By - October 21, 2009 2 Pictures
We’ve featured plenty of news lately about updates to laptops but here’s news for Mac-lovers who like their computers to "stay at home". Apple has unveiled an all-new iMac range featuring bigger and brighter LED-backlit 21.5 and 27-inch widescreen displays in a new edge-to-edge glass design and seamless all-aluminum enclosure. Apple says the new models are the fastest iMac’s ever, with Intel Core 2 Duo processors starting at 3.06GHz, and Core i5 and i7 quad-core processors for extra performance. What’s more, new iMacs come with a wireless keyboard and the all-new wireless Magic Mouse, the world’s first mouse with Multi-Touch technology pioneered by Apple on the iPhone. Read More
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Apple updates Mac mini and iMac

By - March 5, 2009 6 Pictures
The second major product announcement from the folks at Apple this week is an update to its iMac® and Mac® mini desktop lines, including a 24-inch iMac. At the same recommended retail price as the previous generation 20-inch model, the 24-inch iMac update offers 30 percent more screen real estate and has twice the memory and twice the storage while the Mac mini boasts new integrated graphics. Read More
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Apple speeds up iMac line with faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors

By - April 30, 2008 2 Pictures
April 30, 2008 Apple has updated its all-in-one iMac line with faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors with 6MB L2 cache and a 1066MHz front-side bus across the line. The new iMacs come with 2GB of memory as standard in most models, but support up to 4GB of 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory, and for the first time, the 24-inch iMac features an optional NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS with 512MB of video memory, delivering up to two times standard performance for graphic intensive applications in tests conducted by Apple. Read More
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Apple's sleek new all-in-one iMac in 20 and 24 inch designs

By - August 7, 2007 8 Pictures
August 8, 2007 The unveiling of Apple’s new all-in-one iMac comes on the back of several other notable product releases including a new slimline aluminum keyboard design – available in wired and wireless versions – and a Bluetooth wireless “Mighty Mouse” that boasts enhanced laser tracking, four independently programmable buttons and a new scroll ball that lets users scroll in any direction. Read More
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Apple Unveils the New iMac G5

By - January 20, 2004 3 Pictures
Apple has released the first pics and information on the next generation iMac, featuring the high-performance G5 processor and a new design that integrates the entire computer into the flat panel display. The iMac G5 packs a complete computer system into two inches of depth - Apple claims it's the world's thinnest desktop computer. The new line offers 17-inch or 20-inch active matrix widescreen LCDs and G5 processors running up to 1.8 GHz. Read More

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