November 28, 2012

Why iMacs Rule the All-in-One PC World

Don Reisinger, eWeek

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Apple’s iMacs are finally launching at the end of November. The company confirmed that the 21.5-inch model will be available at the end of the month, and those who want the 27-inch version will be able to preorder the all-in-one PC on Nov. 30. However, the 27-inch model will not hit store shelves until December. So there will be a wait of a few additional weeks for that option. Apple’s iMac line has been popular since it was first introduced in 1998. In fact, it was the computer that helped put the Macintosh back on the map. On the inside, Apple’s new iMac line is a nice upgrade over the previous model. On the outside, however, it’s a major update that shouldn’t be overlooked by anyone looking to get their hands on a new computer. There are several...

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