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Touch-enabled iMac, MacBook shown in Apple patent filing

Apple appears to be extending its touch offering from mobile devices to desktop-bound hardware, based on a patent application showing a touch-enabled iMac. Full story

Are desktop PCs headed for extinction?

Roughly 80 percent of computers sold these days are laptops. But nearly 90 percent of American homes still have a trusty desktop PC, compared to just 50 percent with laptops,  says sales-tracking firm NPD. How can that be? Full story

Apple's Next Hot Gadget

  The tech giant unveils its next iMac, a 27-inch, full HD, backlit, LED wide screen with wireless keyboard and multi-touch mouse. CNBC's Jim Goldman gives it a test drive.

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Apple's popular iMac line of computers has received an update. The new all-in-one computers come with faster processors and more powerful graphics.
Apple's popular iMac line of computers has received an update. The new all-in-one computers come with faster processors and more powerful graphics.

Apple's popular iMac line of computers has received an update. The new all-in-one computers come with faster processors and more powerful graphics.

Apple iMac
Apple iMac

Apple today updated its all-in-one iMac line. The current iMac line accounts for 20 percent of desktop PC sales, according to sales tracker NPD.

The new I-Mac
Apple iMac computer
Apple iMac computer

Prices start at $1,200 for Apple's all-in-one iMac computers, which come with either a 20- or 24-inch screen.