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New Mac mini gets a price cut and Haswell CPU, but loses user-upgradability

There are some proverbial flies in the Mac mini ointment.

iMac with Retina 5K display tempting laptop/tablet die-hards

Post PC era? Not even close.

Apple unveils the updated Mac Mini, starts at $499

It’s actually a lot of Mac packed into a mini enclosure.

Apple announces iMac with Retina display, available now

It’s pretty, but pricey, and it’s available for order today.

Analyst: iPad Air 2 in limited quantities, 27.5-inch iMac by year end

It speeds things up if you can memorize your credit card number.

Rumor: 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display coming in October

Same design, double the resolution of the current 27″ iMac. No such love for the 21.5″ model.

Portable computing’s wonderfully light power consumption footprint

Power your iPhone, iPad and MacBook for less than $10 per year.

New 27-inch iMac may be released soon

Just last month, Apple revealed a 21.5-inch iMac for the low cost of $1,000. Now, judging from an image on the Apple support page, it seems the company could be gearing up for a refreshed 27-inch iMac release. Though details are sketchy, this large-screened desktop computer could be available on the market sometime in the near future.

Review: Epson LabelWorks LW-600P Portable Label Printer

Back to school. Three little words that are a delight to the ears of parents and the sound of unending doom to kids everywhere. Time is drawing near to get everything in place for the upcoming school year, and that may mean making sure everything is clearly marked and easily identifiable. Or, maybe you just want to organize your own life/work. In that case, Epson’s LabelWorks LP-600W label printer offers complete portability, allowing you to get organized anywhere that needs it.

Kickstarter Find: UNITI Stand for iMacs and monitors

There’s a right height for your monitor, and your iMac or Cinema Display may not be at it. Adjusting your chair to hit it can leave you sitting uncomfortably, but staring down or up at your monitor can hurt your posture. The solution is a monitor stand. I’ve used and reviewed a few here at AppleTell, most of which concerned themselves with either looked good sitting under Apple products or with providing additional functionality. The UNITI Stand, now on Kickstarter, seems concerned with both.

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A Mac in your pocket?

Will there ever be a Macintosh so small you could carry it in your pocket—but still connectable with a wireless mouse, keyboard, and AirPlay monitor, to provide a full-featured OS X desktop experience? There are practical lower limits on how small it is sensible to go.

Apple launches back to school promotion for Mac, iDevice purchases

Apple has launched its Back to School Promotion as the school year shopping season kicks-off. Students who purchase Mac models (except the Mac mini) are eligible to receive a $100 gift card, while iPad and iPhone buyers are entitled to a $50 gift card.