The last decline in PC shipments was a 5.1 decrease back in 2001 due to the crazy dot com bubble, so it's not like PC sales decline regularly. That makes this 4% drop quite unusual.
Apple may seem different than other companies, but the recession is kicking their ass too. The move they made with the new iMac was the smartest they could make under the circumstances—it's a great deal.
The Mac Mini is the greatest Mac that never was, always just a little too expensive and/or a little too underfeatured to be perfect. This time it's closer than ever to perfection—but still falls short.
The iMac has spawned a couple of lookalikes in the past, but none quite so similar to it as Fujitsu's new FMV F-A50. Ok, so it's the previous gen white iMac we're talking about, but look at that slot-loading DVD drive... right where it should be! We almost prefer the design of the Fujitsu's stand too, since it allows…