Apple's Double iPad Party: Everything You May Have Missed

Today was a banner day for new Apple goodness. We got a thinner, lighter, iPad—the iPad Air—as well as a new retina display iPad mini, new Haswell chip-packed MacBook Pros, and a deeper look at the new Mac Pros. Do you feel like you need a cheat sheet to keep track? We've got just the thing: » 10/22/13 4:57pm 10/22/13 4:57pm

Apple Will Announce the New iPads on Oct. 22nd

As was foretold by the ancients, Apple will hold its holiday iPad jamboree on October 22nd. We'll see some new tablets, sure. But there also might be a trove of other odds and ends awaiting us next week. » 10/15/13 12:03pm 10/15/13 12:03pm

This Awesome Mac Pro Glass Is All I Want

I love the Mac Pro. I love its simplicity and its ingenious engineering. And I would like it even more if it were encapsulated in glass, like in these 3D renderings created by our friend Martin Hajek, who painstakingly modeled its guts following Apple's transparent prototype displayed at WWDC 2013. » 7/03/13 2:38pm 7/03/13 2:38pm

The Mac Pro Recaptures the Spirit of Classic Workstations of Yore

Early computers were bland beige boxes—meant to blend in with whatever workspace they were placed on. But during the golden age of the super-powerful workstation, designers got wild with form factors and materials that oozed with confidence and no small amount of sass. In some ways, the new Mac Pro returns to that… » 6/20/13 3:18pm 6/20/13 3:18pm

What Do You Think of the New Mac Pro Design?

Apple exploded rumors that it would murder the Mac Pro today. How? Well, by previewing a new badass version of the high power monster that's coming "later this year". The guts of the new Mac Pro are undeniably impressive, but what about the new black, cylindrical look? We've heard everything from "OOOOO shiny", to, "It… » 6/10/13 3:29pm 6/10/13 3:29pm

Tim Cook Reveals Secret Mac Pro in an Email to Random Apple Fan

Though the Mac Pro got a half-assed update yesterday that was promptly forgotten today, it's really been on life support for years. But don't worry professional people! Tim Cook has officially said that Apple is "working on something really great" for the Mac Pro and that it'll be coming next year. » 6/12/12 5:24pm 6/12/12 5:24pm

Are iMac and Mac Pro Redesigns in Our Future, After All?

Today was like an Apple ChristmaHanuKwanzaakah, with a bounty of dreamy new machines and upgrades unveiled in all their slim, retina-displaying, functionally superior glory. Not included among the redesign group, however, were the iMac and the Mac Pro (though Mac Pro did get a quiet, unannounced internal upgrade, in… » 6/11/12 10:40pm 6/11/12 10:40pm

The Mac Pro Is Half-Dead: Apple Has Kind of Updated One of Its Most…

Apple defied expectations by introducing an updated Mac Pro today. But it didn't warrant a mention at the WWDC keynote, which falls in line with the earlier indication that Apple would kill it off. While this is the first refresh the super-powerful computer of choice of creative professionals has gotten in two years,… » 6/11/12 3:25pm 6/11/12 3:25pm