Apple killed Target Display Mode with the first 5K iMacs because Thunderbolt 2 just couldn’t push enough pixels to fill the high resolution display. Now that new iMacs with Thunderbolt 3 are here, many hoped Apple would reintroduce this niche feature but an update to Apple’s Support Site reveals that this isn’t the case.
Planning to buy a new 2017 iMac? Apple finally updated the iMac with new components, which require a new generation of system memory. Here’s what you need to know about iMac RAM upgrades so that you can plan your post-purcahse upgrade accordingly.
When it comes to taking screenshots in Windows, the Print Screen key is crucial. Most Windows-based keyboards have a Print Screen key, so it’s usually not an issue. But what if you’re running Windows on a Mac via Boot Camp? Apple’s compact keyboards don’t have a Print Screen key so, absent third party software, how do you take screenshots when booted into Windows on your Mac?
Are you planning to pick up a new iMac with Retina 5K Display? With only 8GB of RAM standard, that’s one area you’ll almost certainly want to upgrade. But don’t waste money on Apple’s memory upgrades; third party options are now available for much less.
The new entry-level iMac has a compelling price, but at the expense of performance. But just how much slower is the new iMac compared to its more expensive counterparts? We round up benchmarks looking at CPU and GPU performance, to help you decided if the $1,099 model is right for you.
Apple on Wednesday introduced a new cheaper iMac, with a starting price of $1,099. That’s $200 less than the previous entry-level point, but the new model makes sacrifices when it comes to technical specifications.
Apple has long neglected the Mac mini, but could redemption be found by killing the product line altogether? We argue that merging the Mac mini with the iMac could return Apple to the simple product matrix envisioned by Steve Jobs fifteen years ago, and that recent discoveries in a beta version of OS X may make such a scenario likely.
Most iMacs since 2009 contain a very neat feature called Target Display Mode. This mode lets users attach other sources, such as Blu-ray players, video game consoles, and even other Macs, to the iMac’s DisplayPort or Thunderbolt connection and use the iMac as an external display. But there are many caveats, so read on to find out if Target Display Mode is right for you.
Modern Apple products are virtually impossible to upgrade, but it wasn’t always this way. Join us as we perform some invasive surgery, and upgrade the CPU, SSD, and RAM of an Early 2006 iMac.
A new report from Apple-focused analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple will revamp its Mac lineup next year to combat the declining PC industry. Reportedly on track for 2014 are a new 12-inch MacBook Air with a Retina Display and a cheaper “budget” iMac.