Today, is truly about Mac hardware, All new iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro, Airport Extreme, Time Capsule wireless networking products, Wired Apple keyboard and a faster MacBook Pro, Crazy!!!! For the most part, the new models increase speeds and feeds.
Mac Mini – Intel Core 2 Duo, up to a 320 GB HDD, and a NVIDIA GeForce 9400m. Firewire 800, Mini DVI, Mini DisplayPort, and five, USB ports. The entry level unit costs $599 with 1GB of memory, while the higher end model 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU comes with 2GB of memory and a larger 320GB HDD.
Mac Pro – Two new Mac Pros. There’s a quad-core version that starts at $2499 and an eight-core version that starts at $3299.
iMac – The new iMac lineup gets four models – three with 24-inch screens and a single 20-inch unit. All models get some Core 2 Duo speed increases and an injection of NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics goodness for the two entry level models. The faster, higher-end 24-inch models offer a choice of GeForce GT 120/130 graphics processors with either 256 MB or 512 MB (respectively) of discrete memory. Also, all the 24-inch models all start with a base of 4 GB of RAM (and all units are upgradeable to 8 GB).
Airport Extreme – Airport Extreme adds a dual broadcasting mode that simultaneously broadcasts on both the 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz band.
Time Capsule – The new 1TB or 500GB Time Capsule runs dual Wi-Fi, streaming at 802.11n and 802.11g speeds. The Capsule will pick the right band automatically, allowing for more efficient back-ups – a huge issue when transferring large files.
MacBook Pro – Apple bumped up the speed in the top two models of its MacBook Pro line to 2.66 GHz and 2.93 GHz (from 2.53 GHz and 2.8 GHz)
Apple Keyboard – it released a new slimmer, wired Apple Keyboard that is based on the Apple Wireless Keyboard, which doesn’t include a numeric keypad. Ars Technica notes that both the new compact Apple Keyboard and newly renamed Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad are available at the same price ($49) and that the new compact version is the one that ships with the new line of iMacs
[via Enduser Blog]