Desktops and Notebooks: Apple Polishes Mac Line, Conjures Up Multitouch Magic Mouse
Apple refreshed three of its popular computersthe all-in-one iMac, the 13.3-inch MacBook and the sans-screen, 2.9-pound Mac minias 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 billiona number that reflected the 3.05 million Macs that Apple sold in the quarter.