October 31, 2012

Tech Behind the Impossibly Thin iMac

Christina Bonnington, Wired


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We know Apple has a love affair with thin. The iPhone 5 is the thinnest iPhone ever. The MacBook Air could very well be used to slice bread. And the svelte MacBook Pro with Retina Display shows even premium notebook offerings can stand to shed a few pounds. Still, when Apple unveiled the new 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs at its media event last week, it was shocking just how much thinner Apple had managed to make them. They seemed almost surgically precise, the result not just of remarkably slim displays but also an advanced welding technology borrowed from the aerospace industry.

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