For all the Mac addicts out there, Apple® today unveiled several new products at the MacWorld Expo 2006 in San Francisco. A brand new iMac® features Mac OS® X running on the new Intel® Core™ Duo processor, delivering performance that is up to twice that of its predecessor.* The design now features dual-core processors, a built-in iSight™ video camera for video conferencing out-of-the-box, and the breakthrough media experience of Front Row™ with the Apple Remote for a simple and powerful way for consumers to enjoy their content from across the room.

Starting at just $1,299, every new iMac comes with iLife® ’06, the next generation of Apple’s award-winning suite of digital lifestyle applications featuring major new versions of iPhoto®, iMovie® HD, iDVD®, GarageBand™ and introducing iWeb™, a new iLife application that makes it easy to create amazing websites with photos, blogs, and Podcasts and publish them on .Mac for viewing by anyone on the Internet with just a single click. The new iMac is shipping today and is the first of a new generation of Macs featuring Intel processors that Apple will roll out during 2006.

The new iMac features Apple’s breakthrough Front Row media experience and the Apple Remote, a simple way for customers to enjoy the content they have on their iMac, including songs from iTunes®, photo slideshows from iPhoto, videos including TV shows, Podcasts, iMovies and DVDs, and popular movie trailers streamed from apple.com—all from across the room.

Every new iMac comes with a built-in iSight video camera for out-of-the-box video conferencing using Apple’s award-winning iChat AV software or recording a video Podcast or iMovie using iLife '06. The built-in iSight video camera takes advantage of the Intel Core Duo processor to deliver up to four times the resolution over the previous model. Each iMac also includes Photo Booth, enabling users take quick snapshots with the built-in iSight video camera.

The new iMac also comes standard with a SuperDrive™ for burning professional-quality DVDs, 512MB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory expandable to 2GB, hard drive storage capacity up to 500GB, and ATI Radeon X1600 PCI Express-based graphics with 128MB of GDDR3 memory for outstanding graphics performance and realistic game play. With the latest high-performance connectivity options, it also includes built-in 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet for high-speed networking, built-in AirPort® Extreme for fast 54 Mbps wireless networking,** built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), a total of five USB ports (three USB 2.0) and two FireWire® 400 ports. The system now includes mini-DVI video output to connect up to a 23-inch Apple Cinema HD Display. With mini-DVI and the new iMac’s extended desktop mode feature, users can more than double their available screen real estate.

Every new iMac comes with the latest release of the world’s most advanced operating system, Mac OS X version 10.4.4 “Tiger” including Safari™ running natively on Apple’s first Intel-based desktop. Mac OS X Tiger includes an innovative software translation technology called Rosetta that lets customers run most Mac OS X PowerPC applications seamlessly.***

Pricing & Availability The new iMac is shipping today and will be available through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores, and Apple Authorized Resellers.

The new 17-inch 1.83 GHz iMac, for a suggested retail price of $1,299 (US), includes:
- 17-inch widescreen LCD display
- 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo processor
- 512MB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 2GB 8x SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
- PCI Express-based ATI Radeon X1600 with 128MB GDDR3 memory
- built-in iSight video camera
- built-in AirPort® Extreme wireless networking & Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
- 160GB Serial ATA hard drive running at 7200 rpm mini-DVI out (adapters for DVI, VGA and Composite/S-Video sold separately)
- built-in stereo speakers and microphone
- infrared Apple Remote, Mighty Mouse, and Apple Keyboard

The new 20-inch 2.0 GHz iMac, for a suggested retail price of $1,699 (US), includes:
- 20-inch widescreen LCD display
- 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor
- 512MB of 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 2GB
- 8x SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW
- PCI Express-based ATI Radeon X1600 with 128MB GDDR3 memory
- built-in iSight video camera
- built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking & Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
- 250GB Serial ATA hard drive running at 7200 rpm
- mini-DVI out (adapters for DVI, VGA and Composite/S-Video sold separately)
- built-in stereo speakers and microphone
- the infrared Apple Remote, Mighty Mouse and Apple Keyboard

Build-to-order options and accessories include up to 2GB DDR2 SDRAM, 250GB and 500GB Serial ATA hard drives, up to 256MB of GDDR3 video memory on the 20-inch iMac, iWork™ ’06 (pre-installed), AirPort Express™ and AirPort Extreme Base Station, Apple Wireless Keyboard, Apple Wireless Mouse, Apple USB Modem, and the AppleCare Protection Plan.

The new iMac line is also available to education customers in the US and Canada through the Apple Store for Education at www.apple.com/education/store or by calling an Apple education sales representative at 800-800-APPL.

Apple also unveiled its new MacBook™ Pro notebook computer featuring the new Intel® Core™ Duo processor which delivers up to four times the performance of the PowerBook® G4. The new MacBook Pro, the first Mac notebook based on an Intel processor, features an aluminum enclosure just one inch thin, weighs only 5.6 pounds, includes a built-in iSight™ video camera for video conferencing on-the-go, and the Apple Remote and Front Row™ software. Available in February, it also features Apple’s new patent-pending MagSafe™ magnetic power connector, designed especially for mobile users.

*Based on estimated results of industry-standard SPECint and SPECfp rate tests. SPEC® is a registered trademark of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC); see http://www.apple.com/imac for more information. **Actual speed will vary based on range from the base station, environmental conditions and other factors. *** See http://www.apple.com/rosetta/ for information on Rosetta supported Apple software. Contact the manufacturer directly for 3rd party software.