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New iMacs Unveiled

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Apple has taken the wraps off of a new version of the iMac.

What's new? According to an Apple press release, the iMac is equipped with either quad-core Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors, is the first desktop computer to offer Thunderbolt I/O technology, comes with a FaceTime HD camera, and relies on AMD Radeon HD graphics processors. Apple claims the latest iMac, which starts at $1,199, is "up to 70 percent faster" and has "new graphics [that] deliver up to three times the performance of the previous generation."

Apple, which Greenpeace recently labeled the "least clean" tech company, also boasted of iMac's "green" features: "The iMac meets stringent Energy Star 5.2 requirements and achieves EPEAT Gold rating," writes Apple. "iMac features LED-backlit displays that are mercury-free and made with arsenic-free glass. iMac uses PVC-free components and cables, contains no brominated flame retardants, uses highly recyclable materials and features material-efficient system and packaging designs." Click here for more and to look at photos

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