The new Apple 27-inch iMac
was introduced in late October, however trying to get your hands on one is not easy. Even now, if you choose a stock or customized option as we did, you will need to wait for up to four weeks before you can get yours. Even ahead of its launch, rumors were circulating that Apple's manufacturing partners were having problems using the new 'friction welding' technique that Apple has employed achieve the ultrathin, unibody design that distinguishes it. It seems that some of those issues may have persisted to some extent as Apple has yet to match supply with demand. So, is it worth putting down the money on a computer that you might not get for another month? Read our full review
to find out.