Apple has been hit with a class action lawsuitÂ under California’s consumer protection laws by an Idaho man because the displayÂ on his 27-inch iMac failed after 18-months, after the product’s warranty period had expired.Â
Apple refreshed its iMac lineup this morning, bringing new processors, 802.11ac support and PCIe flash storage to the all-in-one desktop computers. Shortly after the iMacs went on sale, Apple pushed out an Extensible Firmware Interface update which addresses a bug that occurs when using Boot Camp Assistant on these new machines.
Apple refreshes iMac with Haswell processors, faster graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and faster PCIe Flash Storage
Lots of sites are lookingÂ backÂ at 2012 to review the year gone by, but while there is no doubt it’s been a pretty exciting year, I thought I’d start with a look at the year to come and make a few arm waving predictions about what we might see. Well, a few arm waving predictions and a good number of pretty sure bets as well.
As the 21.5â€ť iMacs started selling in stores and being shipped to those who pre-ordered, buyers have noticed that certain models of the iMac say that they were â€śAssembled in USA.â€ť If youâ€™re familiar with Appleâ€™s workings, youâ€™ll know that this is unusual, since most of the companyâ€™s gadgets get assembled in China by Foxconn employees.
The folks at iFixit disassembled the new 21.5″ iMacs, which went on sale just yesterday, to reveal a number of interesting tidbits about Apple’s ultra-thin all-in-one. iFixit also found that the steps Apple has taken to reduce the thickness of the iMac has made it very difficult to repair or upgrade components within the iMac.