The Faulty iMac Saga, Chapter 5: The Moment of TruthMark Wilson2/10/10 3:20pmFiled to: BrokenFaulty imac sagaYellow imacsFlickering imacsAppleiMacTop2391EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe iMac's notorious flickering problem has been solved through a firmware update. And after a few weeks' hiatus, Apple has continued shipping 27-inch iMacs. This may be it.Can You Safely Buy a New iMac Yet?Nope, but you might be able to next week.Why?There are two noted problems with iMacs—the 27-inch models in particular. First is an issue where their screens flicker. Apple released a firmware update for the problem, but it didn't seem to fix it. However, the second firmware update looks to have been more successful. How successful?ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.