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  • A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October
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    A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

    By 12 October 2013

    Varied. That's the word to best describe the mixture of tech goodness that we bring you this week. October has landed in style, and the trickle of gaming is starting to burst its banks into a torrent of wonderfulness. The first heavyweight title ahead...

  • Apple iMac 27-inch (2013) review
    Laptops 5 out of 5

    Apple iMac 27-inch (2013) review

    By 7 October 2013

    With the world seemingly so keen to go mobile, it's a pleasant acknowledgement that Apple still feels there is a place for a desktop computer within its range. That comes in the lovely form of the iMac, reviewed here in its latest Haswell-based 27-inch...

  • Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) review
    Laptops 5 out of 5

    Apple iMac 27-inch (2012) review

    By 14 January 2013

    There are two iMac sizes available in the newly refreshed late-2012 line with the 27-inch positioning itself as the powerful big daddy of the two. While the 21.5-inch model we've recently played with suggested itself as a kitchen computer, to be shared...

  • Apple to shift production of 'some' Macs to the US
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    Apple to shift production of 'some' Macs to the US

    By 6 December 2012

    Apple is going to move some manufacturing to the US in 2013, shifting away from the current factories in China. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, confirmed in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek: "Next year we’re going to bring some production to the US." ...

  • New 21.5-inch iMac available now
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    New 21.5-inch iMac available now

    By 30 November 2012

    As promised by the company earlier in the week, and by Tim Cook at the last Apple launch event, the new iMac has gone on sale, with dispatch currently promised for within three days of purchase. First out of the blocks is the 21.5-inch version, with the...

  • iMac release date UK: 30 November
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    iMac release date UK: 30 November

    By 27 November 2012

    Apple has confirmed that the new iMac will be available in the UK on 30 November, dispelling fears that the desktop computer would be delayed until December, or even the new year.  "The all-new iMac will be available on Friday, 30 November. Featuring...

  • New Apple iMacs delayed? Rumours suggest 2013 release
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    New Apple iMacs delayed? Rumours suggest 2013 release

    By 15 November 2012

    It seems that Apple has been having trouble manufacturing its superthin iMac desktop computers, with CEO Tim Cook formerly admitting there would be "significant shortages" of them on day one. And now rumours suggest the new and innovative models will...

  • iMac touch advert gives homage to iPad mini (video)
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    iMac touch advert gives homage to iPad mini (video)

    By 5 November 2012

    It's not real of course, but that hasn't stopped one fanboy playing on the idea first promoted by Apple for the new iPad mini advert and enhancing it to include the entire iDevice line-up and an unannounced product too: the iMac touch. The advert starts...

  • Apple iMac release date and specifications
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    Apple iMac release date and specifications

    By 23 October 2012

    The Apple iMac just went super thin, but there’s more to know about the Cupertino company’s all-in-one computer solution than that. Thinking of getting one? Want to know how out of date your computer is now? Here is the new Apple iMac release date...

  • Apple iMac (2012) pictures and hands-on
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    Apple iMac (2012) pictures and hands-on

    By 23 October 2012

    Apple has revealed a new, thinner, sleeker iMac for those who still like to sit at a desk. Pocket-lint was at the San Jose Special Event to have a gander at the new computer first hand, along with only a handful of other journalists from the UK. From...

  • Apple iMac: New, thinner, more powerful, detailed
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    Apple iMac: New, thinner, more powerful, detailed

    By 23 October 2012

    Apple has announced a new version of the iMac, as was much rumoured over the past couple of weeks. Shown at the company's Special Event in San Jose, California, the new version of the desktop computer is super thin, looking much like a large iPad on a...

  • Apple Special Event 2012: We are here
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    Apple Special Event 2012: We are here

    By 23 October 2012

    Here are the stories so far from the event at the California Theatre in San Jose where Pocket-lint is in attendance: New iBooks available now... Continuous scrolling option added 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display announced at Apple event, as expected...

  • iPad mini event: The Pocket-lint view
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    iPad mini event: The Pocket-lint view

    By 23 October 2012

    The iPad mini event is upon us - or certainly what is generally accepted to be the announcement of a smaller Apple iPad. Of course, the fun isn't over yet, though. While the iPad mini or iPad go or iPad play or whatever Tim Cook and team decide to name...

  • Apple press conference 23 October: What we're expecting to see
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    Apple press conference 23 October: What we're expecting to see

    By 22 October 2012

    Apple set our speculative senses tingling when event invitations were sent out last week with the words, “We’ve got a little more to show you” emblazoned on the bottom. Could it be the long-rumoured iPad mini? Or perhaps something completely different?...

  • Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October
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    Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October

    By 15 October 2012

    As well as today's earlier rumour that the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is to appear, speculation is now mounting that a new iMac will be unveiled alongside the iPad mini at an Apple event hosted on 23 October.  A picture of a logic board...

  • WWDC 2012: What has Apple got planned?
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    WWDC 2012: What has Apple got planned?

    By 8 June 2012

    WWDC can be a of a party bag of surprises. It can also be pretty dull. It's typically the preserve of software developers, but Apple has a history of throwing in a hardware launch among all the SDK announcements, to spice things up. Take 2010, for example,...

  • Mac OS X Lion - 32 tips for beginners
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    Mac OS X Lion - 32 tips for beginners

    By 26 January 2012

    Apple’s OS X Lion has been around for quite a while now. Like Snow Leopard before it, the new OS update brought in a significant number of changes that built on Apple’s already polished user experience. The success of the iPad and iPhone has led to...

  • Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive for fanboy files fires up
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    Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive for fanboy files fires up

    By 8 August 2011

    Whether you're a fully fledged and paid up member of the Apple fan-club or on a mission to dispel the "myth", with the anti-Apple brigade there's no denying one thing - the Cupertino company makes shiny gadgets that look kinda purty compared to your other...

  • Apple targets students with cheap iMac model
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    Apple targets students with cheap iMac model

    By 8 August 2011

    Apple has been swift to confirm the existence of a cheap student-aimed iMac that has been doing the fanboy rumour rounds - giving specification details on the 21.5-inch iMac on its support pages. The machine, which doesn't yet have a price but is rumoured...

  • Apple store webcam artist has home raided by secret agents
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    Apple store webcam artist has home raided by secret agents

    By 11 July 2011

    An artist, who was using a program to remotely capture and upload pictures of people testing out Apple computers across New York, has had his home raided by the secret service. Kyle McDonald created the project entitled People Staring at Computers as...

  • Apple iMac i5 2011   review
    Online 4.5 out of 5

    Apple iMac i5 2011 review

    By 18 May 2011

    The new Apple iMac (May 2011) starts off in a strong position. It builds on an already powerful all-in-one, in an already gorgeous design, so doesn’t hold too many surprises in store. The changes are internal, aside from the addition of the Thunderbolt...

  • Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?
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    Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?

    By 6 May 2011

    You would have thought that, with the introduction of the new Sandy Bridge iMac range this week, that all was well with the Apple / Intel relationship. But not so, according to tipster SemiAccurate, who states that the word from 1 Infinite Loop is that...

  • New iMac gets the iFixit teardown treatment
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    New iMac gets the iFixit teardown treatment

    By 4 May 2011

    It was only a matter of time before the chaps at iFixit got their screwdrivers in hand in order to pull off another teardown of a just-released gadget - this time it's the turn of the new Apple iMac complete with Thunderbolt and Sandy Bridge technology....

  • Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range
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    Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range

    By 3 May 2011

    We all knew it was coming. Is there no such thing as an Apple secret anymore? Yep, that's right - the Cupertino company has confirmed the arrival of a new range of iMac all-in-ones, complete with next-gen Intel i5 and i7 chips. The 21.5-inch and 27-inch...

  • Apple Store down: New iMac range imminent
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    Apple Store down: New iMac range imminent

    By 3 May 2011

    Ah, the familiar yellow post-it-note with the friendly "We'll be back soon" message. How you get the fanboy in us all a tingle. For we know that you don't simply mean you'll be back. You mean that you'll be back with new Apple devices aplenty. And this...