Archive for November 13th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

After watching the European Space Agency’s Philae Lander touchdown on Comet 67P yesterday, I was all set to say we can do anything if we put our minds to it. But some Twitter users responded to the news by indulging in the hashtag #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant…

Apple Unveils New iPad Models

Image courtesy of Apple

So, to add my own comment to the list:

We Can Land on a Comet, But We Can’t Get Apple to Deliver a new iMac with Retina Display in Less Than 2-3 Weeks

When Apple first announced the new Retina-equipped iMac, shipping times were in the range of 3 to 5 days. The shipping times then slowly started slipping out, first to 7 to 10 days, and now to 2 to 3 weeks. And these are the stock configurations; if you want to customize the new iMac, the wait will be a bit longer.

The importance of this isn’t that Apple is having problems with order fulfillment, which it seems to have on many new products, but that the shipping time frame may well mean that getting one of the new iMacs in time for Christmas means you need to place your order now and not later.

Read more on About: Macs.

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