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Topic: Mac Pro

Apple's $200M Mac Pro facility employs 500 across 5 acres

11/20/2019, 08:11 am

In a confirmation the new modular Mac Pro is being assembled at its facility in Austin, TX, Apple has revealed more details about the operation, including an investment of over $200 million into the plant and how it employs more than 500 people at the location.

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Apple begins construction of new campus in Austin, Texas

11/20/2019, 07:11 am

Ahead of today's visit from President Trump, Apple has announced that it has broken ground on a new campus for Austin, and that production is now underway for its forthcoming Mac Pro.

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AMD's $799 Radeon Pro W5700 offers a potential GPU alternative for the Mac Pro

11/19/2019, 09:11 am

AMD has updated its workstation graphics card lineup ahead of the launch of the new Mac Pro, with the Radeon Pro W5700 line using AMD's high-performance RDNA graphics architecture and offering up to six display outputs, including one over USB-C.

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White House confirms President Trump's Apple factory visit on Wednesday

11/17/2019, 05:11 pm

The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump will be paying a visit to a facility in Texas used to produce Apple's new modular Mac Pro on Wednesday, though finer details of the visit's purpose has yet to be revealed.

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Cook, Trump to meet at Apple's Texas plant on Wednesday

11/15/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will on Wednesday host President Donald Trump at a computer facility in Texas where the company's Mac Pro is assembled.

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Apple's new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR to begin shipping in December

11/13/2019, 08:11 am

In addition to launching a new family of 16-inch MacBook Pros, Apple said Wednesday it will narrowly meet a self-imposed deadline for the release of its new Mac Pro professional workstations by making them available for purchase sometime next month.

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Mac Pro spotted in DJ Calvin Harris' studio ahead of launch

11/09/2019, 10:11 am

While we still don't have any hard dates on the release of the Mac Pro, there has been one spotted in the wild -- at the studio of DJ and producer Calvin Harris.

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Other than the Mac Pro, Apple may be done with hardware releases for 2019

11/01/2019, 03:11 pm

November is here. A lack of an October event, history, and comments made by Luca Maestri and Tim Cook suggest strongly that Apple is sitting pat with its existing hardware lineup for the holiday season.

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Apple seeking further tariff exemptions for Apple Watch, AirPods, plus iPhone components

11/01/2019, 02:11 pm

On the first possible day it could, Apple is petitioning the US Trade Representative for for relief on tariffs that went into effect on September 1 for a large swath of its product line -- including iPhone and Mac Pro parts.

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Mac Pro to ship with silver and black keyboard, Magic Trackpad

10/31/2019, 03:10 pm

In a move reminiscent of the iMac Pro, owners of the new Mac Pro will be able to use a new color option of accessories with the workstation, with new images pulled from macOS revealing the peripherals.

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Apple gets FCC approval for Mac Pro, release imminent

10/30/2019, 09:10 am

On Wednesday morning, Apple was granted FCC approval for the forthcoming Mac Pro, with historical precedent suggesting strongly that preorders for the unit will start very soon.

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Waiting for MacBook Pro, replacing passports with iPhones, and looking forward to Apple TV+ on the AppleInsider Podcast

10/25/2019, 08:10 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor wonder about the no-show Apple October event, and discuss what this means for the new Mac Pro, the new MacBook Pro, and more.

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This iMac Pro is $1,500 cheaper than Apple's 2019 Mac Pro

10/25/2019, 02:10 am

Apple's 27-inch iMac Pro is on sale at Amazon and B&H with a discount of $500 off, making the final price $1,500 cheaper than the upcoming Mac Pro. AppleInsider is breaking down the benefits of the iMac Pro vs the Mac Pro, and how to take advantage of the cash savings.

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Editorial: Mac Pro puts the pedal to Metal in Apple's race with Nvidia

10/18/2019, 10:10 am

The new Mac Pro is a long-anticipated development for Apple's high end pro users, but it sure looks as if the company also created the machine for its own strategic benefit -- specifically to help make its Metal API become a dominant standard for GPU-intensive software. That could have big implications for Macs, iOS devices, and Apple GPUs going forward, with history providing some insight into why this matters.

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Editorial: Does Apple have the mettle to fight for Mac success in the Pro market?

10/17/2019, 08:10 am

Over the last two decades, Apple has largely pursued a strategy centered on "affordable luxury" personal devices, starting with iPod, blooming into iPhone and iPad, and now taking over in wearables. Mac Pro seems to be a wild departure.

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Editorial: Will Apple's $6k+ Mac Pro require brainwash marketing to sell?

10/15/2019, 08:10 am

Apple's high-end pro market has long wished for a seriously fast Mac workstation. The premium new system Apple debuted at WWDC19 is one of the most expensive Macs ever, but it is being sold at a time when unit sales of desktop Macs are small and not really growing. Will Apple have to brainwash the masses to buy it?

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Editorial: Apple's American-made Mac Pro isn't an exit from China

10/14/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple is radically changing the design of the Mac Pro but still plans to continue building it in the United States. That doesn't mean, however, that it can do the same for everything else it makes. Here's a look at why.

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Editorial: No, the new 2019 Mac Pro isn't a fairy tale come true

10/13/2019, 11:10 am

After years of frustratedly waiting in the dark and suffering through some painful periods of construction work, the new 2019 Mac Pro appears to finally deliver above and beyond what even the most optimistic had hoped for. But its appearance wasn't merely a whimsical executive decision made in response to a customer email, and is instead the latest deliverable of a long term strategy unfolding at Apple.

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Inside Apple's fantastically fast new Mac Pro

10/11/2019, 11:10 am

This summer, Apple finally revealed the design and specifications of its new Mac Pro. It's Apple's first significantly updated tower model in a decade, and the first designed from scratch since the imposing aluminum PowerMac G5 originally arrived back in 2003. Here's a look at what the new Mac Pro will deliver for pro users and the strategy behind its radically new redesign.

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PC component manufacturer clones new Mac Pro case

10/11/2019, 09:10 am

The Dune Pro PC case has not only lifted the design of the Mac Pro's version, but also the presentation of the case itself, something which could call the attention of Apple's legal team.

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