According to a recent report Apple may possibly contract AMD to design a semi-custom x86 SoC for its iMac products in 2017 and 2018. This deal would allow Apple to secure a high performance x86 SoC design at a significantly lower cost than competing Intel solutions.
This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about our review of Gigabyte’s X99-SLI motherboard, a new gaming center that opened up in Pittsburgh, Apple’s new iMacs, new features added to the GeForce Experience and more!
Yesterday Apple announced their brand new 21.5 and 27-inch iMac models. These new models feature new retina displays and much more. Apple computers have always been more expensive than a PC and definitely more expensive than building your own PC. So how much does a completely maxed out 27-inch iMac cost?
Apple today updated the entire iMac family, bringing a stunning new Retina 4K display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The new Retina displays make photos and videos more immersive and true-to-life thanks to a wider color gamut and spectacular image quality.
Apple today updated the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage, longer battery life and faster discrete graphics, delivering even more performance and capabilities to the MacBook Pro line. Apple also today introduced a new $1,999 configuration of the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display featuring a breathtaking 14.7 million pixel display, quad-core processors and AMD graphics, and lowered the price of the top-end iMac with Retina 5K display to $2,299.
OWC (Other World Computing) has recently announced that a memory upgrade kit will be available for the 2013 iMac models of 27 inches. This newest memory upgrade by OWC will be available in different variants which will range from 8 GB till 32 GB. With memory extensions influencing consumer choice and being so influential nowadays, this was a clever offer by OWC.
Apple has finally refreshed their iMac lineup. This new refresh includes adding Intel’s newest Haswell processors with Iris Pro integrated graphics and NVIDIA’s 700 series dedicated graphics cards. This is a nice refresh for iMac users and will lead to much better performance on these machines.
We haven’t seen much from Apple this entire year. It’s been almost a year that it last released its iPhones ad iPods, similarly it has been a year since it last launched its iMac and MacBook Pro models. Breaking the habits, it has finally released the Haswell powered MacBook Air laptops, which will definitely refresh the iMac and MacBook Pro line up with its new processor. According to one analyst, the new iMac model from Apple will be released somewhere in August. As far as Apple MacBook pro models are concerned, they are most likely to be renewed in September.
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