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The Return of an Apple Cube... as an iMac? [Updated]


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The Return of an Apple Cube... as an iMac? [Updated]
Wednesday November 12, 2003 03:23 AM

On November 7th, Kodawarisan posted a curious rumor about a redesigned iMac case... in the form of a Cube. Translation by yamabushi:
A completely new case for the iMac is said to be due to be announced at Macworld SF 2004. According to information from a resin mold manufacturer in Taiwan the completely new case is curiously different and a cube shaped iMac case is currently in production.
By itself, Kodawarisan has had a variable accuracy rate, but combined with some other recent rumors, this new rumor raises an interesting possibility.

Last month, AppleInsider independently claimed that Apple was working on an "entirely new form-factor" for the iMac due in early spring of 2004. No actual details of the case redesign were offered at that time.

Meanwhile, a recent Page 2 rumor predicted the return of the Cube form-factor, with similar claims made earlier this year..

The Apple PowerMac Cube was first introduced in July 2000 and discontinued only one year later. While the likelihood of a iMac Cube remains uncertain, more details may arise as MacWorld approaches.

Update: Appleinsider is now reporting that the upcoming iMac will sport a G5.
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i dont think its gonna be an iMac if it coms out, but most likely since its going to be the 20th anniversary of the Macintosh line, my guess is that itll be the 20th anniversary mac. limited number sold.

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Interesting
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I was thinking the same Mac Addikt, but.. remember the other aniversary macs..
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ya, the 20th anniversary apple (sparticus) was cool. my dad has one. i hope they put the radio/tv tuner card in these if it turns out to be a 20th anniversary mac

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wow thatts pretty cool i would love to see a return of the cube
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I wouldnt mind having one of the anniversary macs!
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they will probly be really expensive. yeah a cube would be nice, and by now they ahve all the bugs out.
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i dont know if it was a rumor, but i heard that there was a package for the 20th anniversary mac, where a man in a limousine would deliver your computer to your door in a tuxedo, and come set it up for you. apparently it was like $6000-7000 or so

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LOL, im not so sure about that. Whats to set up? Take mac out of box, plug into wall. press power. Done and Done.

Those anniversary macs are always expensive... anyone see the color changing case patent comming into place?
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