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2011 Apple Mac Mini

by Johan on July 20, 2011

2011 Apple Mac Mini

The 2011 Apple Mac Mini is currently available on the Apple Store with prices starting from $599. The new Mac mini is powered by a choice of 2.3GHz or 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, or a faster 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor. The gadget also features a discrete AMD Radeon HD graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR5 memory, and the new Thunderbolt technology. For your info, the Thunderbolt technology provides two 10-Gbps channels for data transfer, supporting up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. You can daisy-chain as many as six Thunderbolt peripherals, including the new Apple Thunderbolt Display. Other specs include the latest 802.11n wireless technology designed to automatically connect to your Wi-Fi network, a built-in SD card slot, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, Mini Display port, four USB 2.0 ports and Firewire 800. Read more

Apple Thunderbolt Display

by Johan on July 20, 2011

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Apple today released the world’s first Thunderbolt display. The Apple Thunderbolt Display features a high-resolution 2560-by-1440 LED-backlit display, a FaceTime HD camera, a high-quality audio, three USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire 800 port, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and a Thunderbolt port for daisy-chaining additional high-performance devices. In case you didn’t know, the Thunderbolt I/O technology allows you to move data between your devices and your computer with unprecedented speed. With two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions, it is up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800. The new Apple Thunderbolt Display is priced at $999 each. Read more

Apple Introduces Updated Time Capsule

by Johan on June 21, 2011

Apple Introduces Updated Time Capsule

Apple has quietly updated the capacity of its Time Capsule network attached storage devices, with 2TB and 3TB options, replacing 1TB and 2TB drives in the previous model. The Time Capsule is a revolutionary backup device that works wirelessly with Time Machine in Mac OS X Leopard or later. The device automatically backs up everything, so you never have to worry about losing your important files. The Time Capsule also functions as a 802.11n Wi-Fi base station, which operates in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneously. The 2TB model retails for $299, while the 3TB model is priced at $499. [Apple]

GelaSkins Decorative Skins For The Second-generation Apple TV

If you want to customize the Apple TV 2, then check out the new GelaSkins Decorative Skins series. Available in a wide variety of designs, these protective skins cover the top, front, left, and right sides of the Apple TV. The GelaSkins Decorative Skins also provide openings for the device’s rear ports, status light, and IR receiver. The company promises easy application and clean removal of the 1mm thick skins thanks to 3M adhesive technology. Each purchase come equipped with a matching skin for the aluminum Apple Remote. The GelaSkins Decorative Skins for the second-generation Apple TV retail for $20 each. [GelaSkins via iLounge]

New Apple iMac With Quad-core CPU, AMD Graphics, Thunderbolt And FaceTime HD Camera

Apple has recently upgraded its iMac family with quad-core Intel Core family processors, new AMD Radeon graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera. Every model in the lineup comes standard with the latest Intel Core i5 quad-core processor. You even have the option to configure the new 21.5- or 27-inch iMac with the Intel Core i7 processors up to 3.4GHz, up to 2TB hard drive, a 256GB solid state drive and an additional DDR3 memory. With advanced AMD Radeon HD graphics processors across the line, iMac performs up to three times better than its predecessors. The Thunderbolt port offers two 10-Gbps data channels for data transfer that’s up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 interface. The new 27-inch iMac gives you not just one but two Thunderbolt ports. So in an instant, iMac can go from a family computer to a filmmaker’s dream machine. The new FaceTime HD camera allows you to make FaceTime video calls in 720p resolution. The picture is so clear, it will look and feel almost like you’re in the same room. The new Apple iMac is priced at $1,199 upwards. Read more