updated 08:55 am EDT, Wed September 1, 2004
iMac: \'Skin-deep\' beauty
Apple's new iMac G5 desktop is "easy on the eyes, but if you want sweeping innovation, or even adequate memory, it falls short," according to BusinessWeek's Alex Salkever: "However, the new . NPD analyst Steven Baker cut to the chase by pointing out that it's a slick and well-executed compendium of existing design ideas. 'If you are a Mac person or are looking for some kind of cutting-edge product, you are not getting that,' says Baker. 'You are getting a basic product with elements that we have seen in lots of other products.' Baker believes the new iMacs are aimed at Windows users who have been wowed by iPods and are now contemplating entering the Mac kingdom."