Not surprisingly, the iMac gaffe will affect sales. Analysts have predicted that Apple's desktop sales will drop by approximately 30% this quarter when compared to the record-setting fourth quarter of 2011.
27-in. iMacs will ship some time in January, Apple now tells customers.
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