New iMacs, MacBooks, and Mice! (Oh My!)

Apple's new Magic Mouse is a laser tracking mouse with touch based movements. Here are the touch commands:

  • Click

    Magic Mouse is an advanced point-and-click mouse that lets you click and double-click anywhere on its Multi-Touch surface.

  • Two-button click

    Magic Mouse functions as a two-button mouse when you enable Secondary Click in System Preferences. Left-handed users can reassign left and right click, as well.

  • 360° scroll

    Brush one finger along the Multi-Touch surface to scroll in any direction and to pan a full 360 degrees.

  • Screen zoom

    Hold down the Control key on your keyboard and scroll with one finger on Magic Mouse to enlarge items on your screen.

  • Two-finger swipe

    Using two fingers, swipe left and right along the Multi-Touch surface to advance through pages in Safari or browse photos in iPhoto.

New iMac's come in 21.5" and 27". Both are LED backlit screens that are glass to the end of the panel. They also have SD card slots built right into the side. The 21.5" supports resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 and the 27" supports 2560 x 1440 HD.The enclosure is unibody aluminum (like macbook pros). It also runs quieter and gives off less heat than the previous generation.

Oh AND it's fast. In fact, it's the fastest Mac to date. The coveted Quad-core i5 or i7 “Nehalem” processors are available. And they START at 3.06 GHz.

The Mac Mini has been updated as well. It's faster and has more memory. It can also be configured to work as a server. It comes with 2GB or 4GB of memory and 2.26GHz or a 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor.
The low end MacBook has also been updated. Like the MacBook Pro, it also has a unibody enclosure and a built-in (non-removable) battery that lasts 7 hours. It's just over an inch thick and weighs less than 5 lbs. It's also got a LED backlit screen and glass multi-touch track-pad.

Apple also updated their remote control for their Macs. The new remote looks a little weird. [Apple]

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