News Archive for Friday, March 1st, 2013
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|New iMacs (base models) showing 1-3 days to ship:|
Just noticed tonight that the US Apple store standard/base configurations of the new iMacs now show 1-3 business days to ship. (Was 3-4 weeks for 27in, 2-3 weeks for 21.5in models.) But any change from the base configurations (i.e. CPU, ram, drive or GPU) changes the shipping estimate to 2-3 weeks. Not sure how many of these base models they have in stock so dates may change by the time you read this. (I'd much rather have an optioned model though - 27in w/3.4GHz Core i7 and GT680MX 2GB options.)
(FYI/Update: As of Monday (3/4), ship times for base models were "Within 24 Hours".
As of Thursday (3/7), Customized CTO iMacs (CPU, GPU, Drives, etc) showed 5-7 days to ship.)
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(Yesterday's Apple docs listing has links to articles posted late Thursday but dated March 1st on OS X Adobe Flash Player Security Updates and previous Flash Player Web plug-in versions blocked by an XProtect update.)
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Thursday Feb. 28, 2013 News Archive
- Late 2012 Mac mini (multi-page) review
- iCloud early morning outage (w/link to Apple Services Status page)
- iTunes U Content Tops One Billion Downloads (Apple PR)
- Leap Wireless Could Lose Millions on Unsold Apple iPhones
- Review roundup: Tax software for iOS and Mac
- Ampjacket (case) Boosts Your iPhone Volume
- Firefox 19.0.1 Release Notes
- Freeware VM VirtualBox 4.2.8 (w/Change Log)
- New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
- Why recent Macs hibernate/power off after 4 hours of sleep
- OS X: Adobe Flash Player Web plug-in blocked (new)
- Adobe Flash Player updates available for OS X on February 28, 2013 (new)
- iCloud: Resolving duplicate calendars after setting up your calendar app
- Mac Basics: Set your preferences
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