Desktops and Notebooks: Apple Polishes Mac Line, Conjures Up Multitouch Magic Mouse

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2009-10-21 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple refreshed three of its popular computers—the all-in-one iMac, the 13.3-inch MacBook and the sans-screen, 2.9-pound Mac mini—as well as introduced a brand new way of thinking about the mouse. The streamlined, white Magic Mouse is the world's first with multitouch technology. It will ship with the iMac and can be purchased separately for $69. All three Macs are now faster, offer more storage and an improved user experience, are Energy Star 5.0 compliant and come with the "Snow Leopard operating system. The introductions came a day after Apple, amidst a PC market only gently getting back on its feet, blew away analyst expectations by announcing quarterly profits of $1.67 billion—a number that reflected the 3.05 million Macs that Apple sold in the quarter.
 
 
 

Apple Polishes Mac Line, Conjures Up Multitouch Magic Mouse

 
Apple Polishes Mac Line, Conjures Up Multitouch Magic Mouse
 
 
 
 
 
Michelle Maisto has been covering the enterprise mobility space for a decade, beginning with Knowledge Management, Field Force Automation and eCRM, and most recently as the editor-in-chief of Mobile Enterprise magazine. She earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University, and in her spare time obsesses about food. Her first book, The Gastronomy of Marriage, if forthcoming from Random House in September 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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