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New Entry Level iMac (1.4GHz Dual-Core i5) $1,099 (USD)
The Apple store has an updated iMac listing. A new Base 21.5in model is now $1,099 but has a 1.4GHz dual-core i5 CPU, HD5000 graphics, 8GB RAM (no upgrade option), 500GB HDD. The 2.7GHz i5 quad-core was the base model at $1,299. (The $200 delta gets you faster Quad-Core CPU/1TB HD/Iris Pro, option to upgrade RAM.) The iMac specs page has been revised now also. (In a quick scan didn't see any updated GPUs/CPUs or Thunderbolt 2.) No new Mac Mini either.
  
Apple/Mac/iOS related News/Reviews/Op-Ed/Tips/PR: (latest first)
  
Recent Articles/Updates/Tips/Mods:
Listing/links of Updates, DIY mod/upgrade articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (2011 Macbook Pro GPU/Logic board failures, Mac EFI/SMC/SW updates, Mac compatible 802.11ac wifi cards/adapters, Radeon 7970 in 2007 Mac Pro, Mac mini/MBP/iMac internal Mini-PCIe eSATA Card Mods, OS X Updates/Tips/Problems, Low-Cost CPU Upgrades for early Mac Pros/Xserves and Minis, Mac Mini SSD upgrades, OS X SSD Trim Enablers, DIY Fusion drives and more.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Tuesday June 17th, 2014 News
  • (Late 2013) Mac Pro review: reinvention of the workstation
  • NewerTech Expands Battery Line for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro
  • Carbon Copy Cloner v3.5.5 update
  • OS X 10.10 Update 1.0 (Yosemite beta 2) seeded
  • WWDC's biggest disappointment (Op-Ed on HFS+)
  • PCMag's pick of 10 Best AirPrint Printers
  • Secret Final Cut Pro X - Movable Markers
  • Apple iBooks Author 2.1.3
  • About OS X Power Nap (and Macs that support it)
  • About Activity Monitor in OS X Mavericks
  • How to use Airport Express as an Ethernet to WiFi bridge
  • iCloud: Find My iPhone overview
  • iCloud: Use Lost Mode If you can't find your device
  • iCloud: Play a sound on your iOS device or Mac
  • iCloud: Locate your iOS device or Mac
  • iCloud: Erase your iOS device or Mac
  • Many articles on iCloud Mail Tips and Troubleshooting

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