Apple Upgrades MacBook Pro, iMac

Even though most of the hype centers around its mobile products, Apple doesnEUt want people to forget it still makes plain old computers, too. The company on Tuesday released a revamped version of its 15-inch MacBook Pro and a new iMac.

The MacBook Pro (pictured) adds the new Force Touch trackpad, which uses so-called haptic feedback to simulate the sensation of a physical click. The Force Touch trackpad feature is making its mark on several items in Apple's MacBook line. The feature was introduced on the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the new, thinner MacBook. The 15-inch MacBook Pro also features increased processor speed. The 15-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,999.

New iMac

Apple also released a $1,999 version of its iMac with Retina 5K display. In doing so it lowered the price of its current 27-inch iMac by $200. The price of the top-end iMac with Retina 5K display is $2,299. All the new models are available on Apple's Web site.

"The response to the new MacBook and updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been amazing," said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing. "Today we are thrilled to bring the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage and longer battery life to the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display."

Accounting for almost 70 percent of the companyEUs sales, the iPhone is Apple's biggest moneymaker. Still, the iMac desktop and MacBook notebooks are the company's second-biggest revenue drivers, making up about 10 percent of sales last quarter -- ahead of the iPad's 9.4 percent.

Faster and Flashier

According to Apple, the new MacBook Pro has flash storage that's 2.5 times faster than that on the previous version. It also gets an additional hour of battery life, for a total of nine hours of wireless Web browsing and up to nine hours of...

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