Rumor: new iMacs coming next week with Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt

AppleInsider is reporting that Apple’s all-in-one desktop is due for an update early next week.

The new machines, according to the site, will be include Thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge processors from Intel and  new AMD Radeon HD video cards.

iMacs have been in short supply in the last weeks, indicating an update is in the works. The iMac was last updated July 27, 2010.

Stephen Hackett, formerly a Lead Mac Genius at Apple, now spends his days running the IT department of a large non-profit in Memphis, TN. He writes about Apple, design and journalism at Like all twenty-somethings, you can find him on Twitter. Oh, and he has a dogcow tattoo.