On Tuesday, Apple took the wraps off its long-awaited Mac Pro refresh, but totally copped everyone’s high by announcing that the new desktop models wouldn’t be available until August. As it turns out, you may be able to at least place an order for the new systems beginning on August 9.
With this week's refresh of the iMac and Mac Pro line, Apple chose ATI graphics cards, no longer offering even an option of NVIDIA graphics. There's a lot of rumors as to why Apple made the switch to ATI-exclusive graphics, but new speculation leads to believe that Apple was able to achieve a larger graphics performance boost from the ATI cards instead of NVIDIA cards.
It’s been a long, cruel wait for Mac Pro fans, but Apple has finally delivered for you Tuesday, with a new model packing up to 12 processing cores with Intel Xeon processors. The bad news is, they won’t physically arrive until next month -- but hey, that’s right around the corner, right?
Despite being one of the first computer makers to adopt the fledging USB 1.0 technology with the original iMac, Apple has fallen a bit behind the curve now that USB 3.0 is here. But that may change later this summer, with rumors pointing to both Mac Pro and iMac refreshes that will bring faster connectivty.
Professionals who rely on their high-end Macs may be feeling left out by the absence of any new Mac Pro or Cinema Display models, but if a new report is accurate, you won’t have to wait too much longer.
From today’s “Take this with a grain of salt” files: An Australian tech journal has some new Apple ads up which appear to show the usual Mac Pros, MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs -- but with higher than usual pricing. So what’s going on?
We all know that iTunes can be a bit of a resource hog when you're
playing music through it while Photoshopping cats' faces onto your
friends' heads and browsing for pictures. But apparently for some users,
it can be even more of a problem.