Apple’s new 21.5-in. iMac packs a punch for the price

Even the entry-level model of Apple’s updated desktop is well outfitted. Last month, Apple updated its iMac all-in-one desktop computers, revamping the internal architecture and refining the look of what was an already stylish design. Externally, the biggest change for the iMacs lay in the move to larger 21.5-in. and 27-in. LED-backlit screens and a 16-by-9 aspect ratio. (The earlier 20-in. and …

Michael deAgoniaApple’s new 21.5-in. iMac packs a punch for the price

First take: Apple’s new MacBook offers sleek style, solid performance

It’s still encased in white plastic, but it gets new ‘unibody’ look. If you’re looking for the performance of a MacBook Pro without the Pro price, then you’re going to like Apple’s newly updated MacBook. Read the article…

Michael deAgoniaFirst take: Apple’s new MacBook offers sleek style, solid performance

Smackdown: Windows 7 takes on Apple’s Snow Leopard

Microsoft’s new OS is the best Windows yet. Is that enough? Last week’s release of Windows 7 had Microsoft Corp. executives from CEO Steve Ballmer on down confident that this version of Windows is everything Vista wasn’t. Read the article…  

Michael deAgoniaSmackdown: Windows 7 takes on Apple’s Snow Leopard

Image gallery: Windows 7 vs. Apple’s Snow Leopard

Microsoft’s new OS is the best Windows yet. Is that enough? Windows 7 updates the Aero interface that debuted with Vista. Read the article…

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Image Gallery: Apple’s Snow Leopard opens door to a fab future

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers a slew of hidden features plus the groundwork for big advances to come. This image gallery accompanies our story Review: Apple’s Snow Leopard opens door to a fab future. Click through for the full review. Apple has included new desktop background images, including this one of a snow leopard. Read the article…

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OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard opens door to a fab future

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers a slew of hidden features and lays the groundwork for big advances to come. Snow Leopard is Apple’s latest operating system release, making this the seventh version of Mac OS X (eighth, if you count the two versions of 10.4 “Tiger” that bridged the PowerPC-to-Intel transition). On sale for $29 beginning tomorrow, Snow Leopard offers slimmed-down code, a …

Michael deAgoniaOS X 10.6 Snow Leopard opens door to a fab future

The iPhone 3GS: Refined hardware, same iconic style

New hardware offers a speed boost, but the overall look remains the same. It’s been a busy June for Apple, starting with itsWorldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) and the release of new laptops, following that on June 17 with the release of the iPhone OS 3.0 operating system and capping it all off with the release of the iPhone 3GS on Friday in eight countries. Read the article…

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First look: iPhone 3G S still stylish, now speedy

New hardware — and the iPhone OS 3.0 — make for a powerful combo. When Apple Inc.’s new iPhone 3G S — the “S” stands for speed — officially went on sale this morning, I made sure I was one of those standing in line at an AT&T store so I could snap one up as soon as the doors opened. Read …

Michael deAgoniaFirst look: iPhone 3G S still stylish, now speedy

Opinion: The 5 best things about iPhone OS 3.0

iPhone users finally get copy/paste, Spotlighting searches and push. Apple Inc. today pushed out the much-anticipated iPhone OS 3.0 update that company execs touted at last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference. After spending some time with iPhone 3.0 on both an original Edge-based iPhone and last year’s 3G model, I can tell you the update makes even older phones more responsive and offers a number …

Michael deAgoniaOpinion: The 5 best things about iPhone OS 3.0

Apple’s new Airport Extreme gets dual-band Wi-Fi

It’s a welcome update for users with a mixed wireless environment. It’s been two years since Apple Inc. moved its Airport Extreme Wi-Fi router to the 802.11n networking standard — making the move before 802.11n was even finalized. Now Apple has pushed its take on wireless networking another evolutionary step forward by adding simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi, guest networking and MobileMe support. Read the article… …

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