APPLE UNVEILS ENTIRELY NEW DESKTOP LINE.Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL AAPL Apple Computer, Inc. (stock symbol)
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This diminutive 8" x 8" x 8" cube suspended in a 10" tall Lucite enclosure, housed a PowerPC G4 processor running at 450 or 500 megahertz, , an all-new iMac family and dual-processor Power Mac G4s. Apple's new desktops ship standard with Apple's new, innovative optical mouse and full-sized pro keyboard and come pre-installed with Apple's iMovie 2, the next version of the world's most popular, easy-to-use consumer digital video editing software Video editing software is application software which handles the editing of video sequences on a computer. It usually includes the ability to import and export video, cut and paste sections of a video clip, and add special effects and transitions; and it sometimes includes the .
The G4 Cube delivers the performance of a Power Mac G4 in an eight-inch cube suspended in a crystal-clear enclosure. The G4 Cube is less than one-fourth the size of most PCs, yet houses a 450 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine that reaches supercomputer speeds of over three billion calculations per second (Gigaflops (GIGA FLoating point OPerations per Second) One billion floating point operations per second. See FLOPS.
(unit) gigaflops - (GFLOPS) One thousand million (10^9) floating point operations per second. ).
The G4 Cube includes a 450 MHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine (Configurable to 500 MHz through the Apple Store); 64MB of memory expandable to 1.5GB; 20GB of storage (configurable up to 40GB through the Apple Store); a slot-loading DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. drive on the top of the G4 Cube for easy access; two FireWire and two USB ports; 10/100BASE-T Ethernet and a 56K V.90 modem.
The entirely new iMac line starts at a price of $799 and features four new models in new colors. The new iMac colors are Indigo, Ruby, Sage and Snow, and join the Graphite color in the line. The new iMac family offers fast PowerPC G3 processors now running at up to 500 MHz and larger storage up to 30GB. The iMac DV models also include iMovie 2, the next version of the world's most popular, easy-to-use consumer digital video editing software.