updated 03:25 pm EST, Wed February 8, 2006
Intel iMac first look
Digit today provided its first look at Apple's Intel iMac, discussing some of the major differences between the new model and the previous iMac G5. "This latest generation of Apple's all-in-one runs circles around its predecessor--most of the time." The review covers the 23-second startup time, the fact that Apple applications such as iPhoto and Safari open before bouncing twice in the dock, and Apple's Rosetta emulation software. A recent interview with Tom Boger, senior director for desktop product marketing at Apple shed some light on the iMac's Core Duo 2-GHz processor. "I think the key there with the Intel Core Duo, what makes it unique in the marketplace from a processor standpoint [is that] it's giving us this dual-core performance. But unlike other dual-core processors, it does so with low power consumption," Boger said. "should you decide to plunk down your money now at the nearest Apple store, well, you won't be disappointed when you get your new iMac home," Digit reported.