Remember a few days ago when we said forget about 4K? Well guess who follows suit? If it’s not obvious from the title of this post, it’s Apple. Taiwan display research firm WitsView said in a press release that Apple is cooking up a Retina iMac with a 27-inch 5K display. While there is no confirmation this group is usually head on with their predictions. They also believe that Apple’s 5K Retina iMac will launch by the end of the 4th quarter this year.
Apple has launched the latest generation of iMac. Available in 21.5-inch and 27-inch models, the all-new Apple iMac measures at just 5mm thin at the edges and is 40% smaller by volume than its predecessors. It supports up to 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution, quad-core Intel Core i5 processors, up to 32GB of RAM and a FaceTime HD 720p camera. The new iMac can be configured with the new Fusion Drive storage option that combines a 128GB of flash memory with a 1TB or a 3TB hard drive. The 21.5-inch model will be released in November 2012, while the 27-inch model will be launched in December 2012. Read more
Word has it that Apple will release the new iPad Mini on October 17, 2012. The gadget will be priced at around $250 – $300. Available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage capacities, the iPad Mini will be offered in WiFi-only and WiFi + 4G LTE versions. Stay tuned for more updates. [Geeky-gadgets]
Apple will release the Lightning port to HDMI and VGA adapters very soon. These adapters enables iPhone 5 users to connect their smartphones directly to any HDTV display. Without these adapters, iPhone 5 owners can only stream video and audio content through AirPlay. Apple will sell these new adapters for about $39 each. [The Verge]
Apple has started selling the Lightning to Micro USB Adapter. It enables you to connect the new iPhone 5 to micro USB cables and chargers to sync and charge your device. Priced at $24, the Apple Lightning to Micro USB Adapter is compatible with iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation) and iPod nano (7th generation). [Apple Store]