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14 July 2014

This update of features complete specs, identifiers, benchmarks, and global prices on the new iPod touch as well as a handful of Q&As.'s Ultimate Mac Lookup and the EveryMac app have been updated, too.

This month additionally marks the 18th anniversary of Whether you've been using the site for eighteen years or just discovered it eighteen minutes ago, your continued support is appreciated greatly. Thank you very much, as always.

Additionally, the Currently Shipping, By Year, By Processor, By Capability, and By Identifier methods to browse iPod, iPhone and iPad models have been updated. The Ultimate iLookup, Ultimate iComparison and Ultimate iTimeline features have been updated, too.

Finally, the EveryMac app -- designed for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android -- has been updated to cover the new iPod touch, as well.

For those interested in saving money on a new iPod touch, site sponsor PowerMax has the latest model free of sales tax and with free shipping. PowerMax has used iPod touch models starting at a mere US$43.95, too.

If you bought, or buy, a new iPod touch, please send in its serial number. Non-personal information will be added to and the EveryMac app to help with model identification and differentiation. Thank you.

New Q&As

A selection of Q&As since the last major site update include:

  • What are all the differences between the iPod touch 4th Generation (A1367) and the iPod touch 5th Generation (A1421/A1509)?
  • How much slower is the "Mid-2014" iMac than the "Late 2013" models? Is the cost savings enough to justify the performance decrease?
  • How do you replace the battery in the 13-Inch "Unibody" MacBook Pro models? Is it even possible?
  • What is the best way to secure a Cylinder Mac Pro? Does it have a security slot?

For all new Q&As, please refer to's Recently Added Q&As listing.

Today in Mac History

Select dates in Mac History since the last major site update include:

  • June 23, 2003: The original "cheese grater" Power Mac G5 models.
  • June 28, 1993: The LC 520, notable as it was the first all-in-one LC model.

For earlier Mac History mentions, please refer to's Mac History section.

Additions & Changes:

Published and updated a handful of iPod touch, Tapered Edge Aluminum iMac, Unibody MacBook Pro, and Cylinder Mac Pro Q&As.

Added complete Apple specs, identifiers, benchmarks, and global prices:

Updated specification listings:

Updated site features:

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