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Archive for the ‘iMac’ Category

August 21st, 2008

What Do You Do When Your Mac Breaks Down and Warranty Has Lapsed

Several people I know contacted me recently. They were having problems with their Macs and asked for advice. One had a broken LCD and another was having trouble with her trackpad and keyboard. It would later be diagnosed as a logic board problem. These two people have one thing in common, their Macs could not […]

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May 20th, 2008

Mac Sales Sky Rocketing

According to an AppleInsider Story, Mac sales are soaring. It posted a 50% year on year growth for the month of April. A staggering figure compared to 17% for the PC market.
It’s not only the numbers that show it. Even in everyday life you see the Mac gaining popularity. I’ve been seeing more and […]

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April 30th, 2008

iMac: More Power, Better Graphics

Apple just updated its iMac line of computers. The base configuration of the updated iMac sports a 2.4ghz Core 2 Duo processor, 6MB shared L2 cache and a 1066MHz front side bus.
Processors up to 3.06Ghz and an NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS with 512MB GDDR3 Memory are upgrades available to the 24″ model.
There are some component […]

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April 27th, 2008

The Dastardly Line On The iMac LCD

Sometimes life can be cruel. I woke up this morning to find out from my brother that our iMac developed a line 1 pixel wide on the right side of its LCD. Apparently we’re not alone.
Apparently people have been experiencing this with their iMac 17″ models both the G5 and the Intel versions. Some […]

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April 24th, 2008

Mac Sales Up

Apple posted it’s second quarter results last April 23, 2008. The most notable figure for me was the fact that Mac sales are up. Apple shipped 2,289,000 units in this period equating to a 51% unit growth.
Macs are gaining market share and it has nowhere else to go but up. Macs actually represented the […]

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December 22nd, 2007

Are The Aluminum iMac Displays Really That Bad?

I was reading through the January 08 issue of MacWorld and I saw the feedback section. Several readers were complaining about the display of the new aluminum iMacs. One reader writes that he’s disappointed with the colors weren’t as good as his previous iMac, meaning that just moving your head a bit distorted the colors […]

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August 8th, 2007

Apple Launches New iMacs

Several days ago images leaked on the internet claimed to be spy shots of the iMac. This was one of them.

A mock up of the iMac was also created. This was it.

The mock up was a wee bit closer to the real thing.
Finally August 7, 2007 came and Apple released the all new iMac. Thinner […]

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April 12th, 2007

2 New Get A Mac Ads

They boys are back in town! Mac and PC are back with two new installments on their “Get A Mac” ad series. The two new ads are titled “Flashback” and “Computer Cart”.
“Flashback” shows us how Mac and PC were waaayy back. The same as they are now, only smaller. I guess it was meant to […]

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March 29th, 2007

MacRumors Buyers Guide

I’ve been thinking about getting a new MacBook Pro. Two things stopped me, I don’t have enough money yet and I was debating whether or not it was a good time to buy. I know it’s time for the MBP to get a speed or spec bump but I’ve been wanting to upgrade. Thank God […]

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March 13th, 2007

Optimize Your Mac

Yes, we’ve all heard how the new Intel Macs are screamers. But most of us are still in the PowerPC age. While our Macs still run decently, you can never have too much speed and performance. If you feel that your Mac is slow the best would be to upgrade. If you can’t afford a […]

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