Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Jun 2013 17:07 UTC
Apple We already talked about iOS 7 yesterday (after a night of sleep, it's only looking worse and worse - look at this, for Fiona's sake!), so now it's time to talk about the downright stunning and belly flutters-inducing new Mac Pro. As former owner and huge, huge, huge fan of the PowerMac G4 Cube - I haven't been this excited about an Apple product since, well, I would say the iMac G4. This is the Apple I used to love.
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jigzat
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2008-10-30

Yeah I was going to say that, it all depends on the price, flash memory is still expensive but actually thanks to Apple products (iPods and iPhones ) buyers prices have been falling, hopefully it will happen the same with SSD. Since is small shipping price will be lower, a 10 years machine I don't think so but maybe a 5 one.

Apple is clearly pointing at graphic designers, and those professionals have large arrays of disks and specialized displays and input devices, so at the end replacing the computer is just a fraction of the cost. Sure it would be great to be able to upgrade components but it doesn't make sense from the profit point of view (as an evidence, the decline in PC sales) plus people are not upgrading that often since the processor speed is not increasing fast anymore.

Regarding the design is clearly an homage to the CUBE and the new "mothership" campus, I would have prefer a rectangular box so it matches current style but Apple might have something else in mind for the future.

And the last plus is made in the USA, I'm not technically north american but I carefully choose the least amount of chinese products.

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