A number of iMac Pro and MacBook Pro owners have reported issues with macOS enduring kernel panics, with initial investigations into the problems suggesting something connected to Apple's T2 security chip is to blame — but actual service numbers don't point to a hardware problem.
Between the benefits, the constraints, and the price of Apple's top "Pro"-level machines, the MacBook Pro gives the iMac Pro a a solid fight for the crown of Apple's best machine. AppleInsider looks at how close the battle is — and how an eGPU could be the deciding factor.
Apple's new T2 chip in the iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro is far more than a refinement of the family of sub-processors that launched in the 2016 MacBook Pro, with expanded responsibility encompassing FaceTime camera image quality, drive security, and total control over the boot process.
A YouTube video is generating over a million views and myriad social media complaints about Apple "refusing" to fix an iMac Pro destroyed after taken apart for a video — but the creators are short on specifics, and profoundly lacking an understanding of how the system works.
Apple released a new iPhone 8 color on Monday, and the refrain was less about the device itself, hijacked on social media into being more about Apple not having shipped the AirPower wireless charging pad — and all this can be avoided.
It is still a long time until the Mac Pro ships in 2019, and assorted internet fiefdoms are battling about the machine, who needs it, and what it has to have, with unnecessary skirmishes getting fought, and battle-lines being drawn already.
Month-end deals are going on now with exclusive coupon savings on Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro with 512GB of storage and Radeon 560 graphics. Mid 2017 13" models are also discounted with prices starting at $1,199. Meanwhile, select iMac Pros are $500 off — or pick up a loaded model with AppleCare included at no additional charge.
AppleInsider readers this week can snap up exclusive savings on a variety of iMac Pro configurations, from $500 off the standard model (now $4,494) up to $1,000 off a loaded 10-core system with 128GB of RAM, a 4TB SSD and Vega 64 graphics. Each iMac Pro also ships for free with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, making these the lowest shipped prices available.
B&H is partnering with AppleInsider this week to offer shoppers a $500 cash discount on every new iMac Pro, from the base model (now $4,494 with the special coupon) all the way up to tricked out 18-core systems. This exclusive offer is in addition to free shipping and no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Hurry, offer ends soon!
In the last installment of our four part series, we put the $5,000 iMac 5K to the test against one of the most popular Mac Pro configurations to see how both machines perform from a 3D rendering and thermal perspective.
In the third installment of our series, we put our $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when editing videos in Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro.
In the second part of our series, we put Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when editing photos. We'll also explore the upgradability of both systems.
In the first part of our series, we put our $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro, to see how much of a performance difference you can expect between the two machines.