new iMac computer with Intel Core Duo Processor Twice as Fast
January 10th, 2006
computer, for the first time today, showed off the new iMac at the
Macworld Expo in San Francisco. The new iMac uses the Mac OS X
operating system and is running on the new Intel Core Duo processor.
performance is twice as fast as the previous iMac computer. The
Apple iMac also has dual-core processors, built in iSight video
camera for video conferencing, and Front Row which is a new
application. The starting price for the new Apple iMac stars at
$1,299 and is now shipping.
Every new iMac
will be bundled with iLife ’06 which is a suite of software
programs; iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand and iWeb. The new
program iWeb makes it simple to create and publish your own
websites, blogs, and Podcasts.
“The iMac has
already been praised as ‘the gold standard of desktop PCs’, so we
hope customers really love the new iMac, which is up to twice as
fast,” Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO said. “With Mac OS X plus Intel’s
latest dual-core processor under the hood, the new iMac delivers
performance that will knock our customers’ socks off.”
Front Row is a
software application for interfacing with iTunes music, photo
slideshows from iPhoto, videos, Podcasts, iMovies and DVD’s with
controllability from IR sensor and remote control.
video camera comes already installed and ready to video conference
with iChat AV software. You can also use the camera for creating a
video Podcast, or make a home video using iMovie. You can also take
image stills with the video camera.
combination of the hardware with the software bundles Apple includes
with the iMac computer make it a solution for graphic, music, and
internet related uses and is offering a great packaged solution. Apple users
hopefully will not feel like they are using a PC, as the operating
system is familiar. It should still be a winner for Apple computer
users and sounds like the bundled software is a lot of fun.
Best Syndication Staff Writer
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