Even though Macs are great, one aspect that has been continually irritating is the presence of a perfect reflection in the glass that protects their displays. Not everyone is annoyed by this, but many users have recognized it as a distracting element of the computer. For those who wish to rid themselves of this glare, Apple has offered an option to add anti-glare glass to the display of MacBook Pros for an extra $150 on the 15-inch and 17-inch models. Sadly, this optional characteristic is lacking in their iMac line, though DigiTimes reports today that all this may change with the next generation of Apple’s all-in-one desktop.
The rumor mill has included a small bit of information pertaining to the rumored new iMac in a roundup of touch panel supplier news published earlier today. According to the report, G-Tech Optoelectronics is both increasing the production rate of glass for the new iPad and also collaborating with Apple to manufacturer some anti-reflective glass for a new iMac that would sport Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPU technology; these processors will become available on March 29th, according to a report. More after the break. (more…)