Following the addition of new products and information, the Apple Store has returned online and now features the just-announced iMac with Retina 5K Display available for purchase, with a starting price of $2,499. The all-in-one desktop computer currently has an estimated shipping date of between 1 to 3 days, although that won’t likely last long.
Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller on Thursday announced pricing details for the all-new iMacs, including the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, which go on sale this afternoon. The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac will retail for just $1,099, while the flagship iMac with Retina 5K display starts at $2,499. Read ahead for the full pricing breakdown.
Apple has just released OS X Yosemite GM candidate to developers. The Golden master candidate comes just two weeks after releasing OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 8.
Apple says vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to ‘Bash’ security flaw, software update coming soon
Yesterday, a report revealed that security researchers from Red Hat had discovered an exploit buried within the common “Bash” command shell used in OS X and Linux.
At the end of July, a Kickstarter was initiated for the Modbook Pro X, a device that puts a touchscreen and a bit more portability to a regular Mac. The Kickstarter has officially concluded, but Modbook is opening up another window for those who want to support the device.
Following the launch of Parallels 10 for Mac last month, rival virtualization software maker VMware has launched VMware Fusion 7 with support for OS X Yosemite and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1. The state-of-the-art virtualization software allows Mac users to use Windows as an operating system within an operating system, without needing to reboot.
According to DigiTimes, citing Taiwan-based supply chain sources, Apple will launch a thinner MacBook by late 2014 or early 2015. The report claims that Apple manufacturing partners have began production of components for the next-generation MacBook in small volumes as the launch of the notebook approaches.