Posts Tagged: "mac pro"


How Much Does It Cost To Build Your Own Mac Pro?


The new Mac Pro is gorgeous, albeit it also looks like an ashtray to some people. But it’s also almost absurdly expensive, running you as much as a new car to own. Which has left some wondering… could you just build it yourself? Paying The “Apple Tax” It’s long been...


The New Mac Pro Is Out Today! And Really Expensive!


For a long, long, looooooong time, Apple’s professional user base has been waiting for any sort of update to the Mac Pro. For a while, they were Apple’s bread and butter, but then Apple started selling iPads and iPhones by the crate. No more. The Mac Pro is out today…...

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Jony Ive and Marc Newson One-Off Apple Mac Pro Up For Auction


Attention Apple die-hard fans! Sotherby’s is currently holding an auction for a limited edition Jony Ive and Marc Newson Mac Pro that they’ve created especially for the Product (RED) Auction 2013. Apple’s senior vice president of design Ive and designer Newson have teamed up to design this one-of-a-kind red Mac Pro...

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The New Mac Pro Lives Up To Both Parts Of Its Name


Apple has, and not unreasonably, spent a lot of time over the last five years working on its mobile technology. Completely changing the course of mobile technology and reinventing a niche computer market as the most important sector in the computing industry takes time, and it did sort of make...


Cyclops Wireless Keyboard Review

   Adversity makes for a good teacher. In my case, a recent fire in my apt building has forced me into temporary housing where my Mac Pro is my only solid companion. But today I learned that the restoration company wants to take away my wired keyboard and mouse in...

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ProSoft Engineering Data Rescue 3 Review

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Through the years I’ve talked about far too many of my shortcomings when it comes to dealing with electronics. Be that as it may, you would think that doing multiple backups of hard drives would ensure that I’d not be boxed into a corner. But I was. Time for a...

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playGO USB Review


It’s not often that I get a product that is finished but not finished delivered to me. Explaining what that means in general, and for the playGo USB in specific, will take a few moments so bear with me. The playGO USB is a finished product, but all the buzz...


Apple’s 12-Core Mac Pro Now Shipping


Hey, remember those behemoth 12-core Mac Pros that got announced last month? Well, Apple is now shipping them. In 7-10 business days, you can have your hands on two 2.66GHz 6-core Xeon Westmere processors, 6GB of memory, an ATI Radeon HD 5770 with 1GB GDDR5 VRAM, and more. All for a low...


Mac Pro Gets Upgraded To 12 Cores


The rumors were real. The Apple Store went down this morning, and came back up with the all-new Mac Pro, which has up to 12 Intel Xeon processing cores, the choice of using four 512GB SSDs, and 32GB max RAM, making it the most powerful Mac to date. The standard GPU...


Mac Pro Refresh, Cinema Display & Magic Trackpad To Debut Tomorrow?


Remember that Mac Pro refresh rumor from last week? Oh, and the Magic Trackpad? Well, we’ve got some bigger sources saying they’re probably being announced tomorrow, along with a new 27-inch 16:9 Cinema Display — specifically, John Gruber of Daring Fireball. He’s typically been accurate about things like this, so tomorrow...