Apple macOS Monterey is coming soon, and this update may surprise you, or so we think. The preview from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2021 showcased several new ways for users to connect, complete more tasks, and seamlessly work across multiple Apple devices. A few examples are Universal Control and AirPlay to Mac, which are new Continuity features that provide more ways to work effortlessly across the Apple ecosystem. Read more for the entire macOS Monterey presentation and additional information.
Apple has just launched a new iMac powered by their in-house M1 chip, all encased in a new design that measures just 1.5 millimeters thin. Available in several different eye-catching colors, its 24-inch 4.5K Retina display with 11.3 million pixels, 500 nits of brightness, and over a billion colors, delivers a vibrant viewing experience. You also get a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, a six-speaker sound system, and Touch ID, making it a breeze to log in, make purchases with Apple Pay, or switch user profiles with the touch of a finger. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple just updated its 27-inch iMac, and it’s the most powerful and capable model yet. Featuring the latest 10th-generation Intel processors up to 10 cores, double the memory capacity, next-generation AMD graphics, superfast SSDs, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, higher fidelity speakers, studio-quality mics, and a new nano-texture glass option for an even more incredible Retina 5K experience. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Apple filed a patent with the USPTO in May 2019 for an ‘electronic device with glass housing member’, and it was recently published on January 23, 2020. Many technology websites have been speculating that this could be an iMac Pro refresh set for release later this year. Dutch designer Jermaine Smit, also known as Concept Creator, decided to make this all-glass computer a reality, or at least in render form. Read more for the clip, additional pictures and information.
A patent that Apple filed with the USPTO reveals that they would be working on an iMac made from a single sheet of curved glass, complete with an embedded display. There would be a slot for your keyboard and all of the internal hardware components would be housed in a “wedge” that extends from the back of the computer. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The original Apple iMac G3 was introduced by Steve Jobs on August 15th, 1998 and it stood out because of its unique egg-shaped look, with a CRT monitor that was enclosed in a Bondi Blue colored translucent plastic case. The slot-loaded optical drive was innovative for its time, as many computers still had the front-loading version, and there was also no floppy drive in sight. Later, it was offered in a total of thirteen different colors, including Strawberry, Blueberry, Lime and more. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Apple’s iMac G3 made its debut in August 1998 and is known for its gumdrop or egg-shaped look, with a CRT monitor, all enclosed in a colored, translucent plastic case, which was refreshed early on with a sleeker design notable for its slot-loaded optical drive. What if the iPhone was redesigned to look like the iMac G3? FuturePunk has answered that question with these interesting renders. Read more for a video showing one modeled after the Macintosh.
Apple today refreshed its iMac line with up to 8-core Intel 9th-generation processors and powerful AMD Vega Pro graphics options, delivering impressive increases in both compute and graphics performance. The 21.5-inch iMac (starts at $1,299) now boasts 8th-generation quad-core, and for the first time 6-core processors that deliver up to 60% faster performance, while the 27-inch model (starts at $1,799) can be configured with 9th-generation 6-core and 8-core processors, delivering up to 2.4 times faster performance. Read more for another video and additional information.
Finally, macOS Mojave has come out of beta and will be available for Apple users to download today. This update is mostly about front-end tweaks, including new visual elements, apps, and the much talked about “Dark Mode”. Found in System Preferences, under General, the mode offers classy evening look, with a smoked glass menu bar and dock. A revamped App Store is more accessible and puts apps on display more prominently. You also get new native apps, such as Apple News, Stocks, Apple Home, as well as Voice Memos. Continue reading for another video and more information.
What if future Apple laptops and desktops use Apple-designed ARM processors that are capable of running iOS apps, while retaining the features and support for older Mac-only apps that most Mac users require? If that happens, this new iMac Concept could be one of the first models. Featuring a 5K display with ultra-thin bezels, FaceID, an integrated AirPower charging pad and a Magic Keyboard with a built-in Touch Bar. Continue reading for more pictures.