This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is back, rejecting Victor's reality and replacing it with his own more British one, via ARKit 3. He also talks about how there is nothing wrong with the Mac Pro yet some people think there is, and there is room for another new Mac.
The new Mac Pro is a highly modular computer, making it ripe for upgrades and on-site servicing. But, the connector used for the built-in storage suggests replacements may have to be bought from Apple directly.
The Mac Pro and the Apple Pro Display XDR may start shipping to customers in September, after updates to the Apple website seemingly suggests a more refined release date for the Mac workstation and its screen than Apple's previous advisement of the fall.
The introduction of a new Mac Pro, especially one that is said to be modular in its design, immediately prompts an influx of queries about what it is and what it can do. AppleInsider attempts to answer some of the tougher questions raised by the latest model.
AMD has detailed the Radeon Pro Vega II, the graphics processing unit included in the new Mac Pro in standard single and "Duo" configurations, with the 14.2-teraflop 7-nanometer chip providing considerable performance for the creative workhorse.
This year's WWDC keynote announcements were unusual for Apple in how broad and deep they were, amplified by sessions throughout the event that will ultimately bring a great deal to every single Mac and iOS user.
Following the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak went into more detail about Monday's announcements, including how the Mac Pro had to be 'something special,' and how iPadOS is less of a marketing ploy and more something that was needed for iPad as a platform.
Apple has included a collection of "Pro" Thunderbolt 3 cables in its list of accessories for the new Mac Pro, including the odd option of a 3-meter cable, a length that is not typically covered by the standards governing Thunderbolt 3 cable specifications.
After unveiling the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR onstage at WWDC 2019, Apple provided AppleInsider a closer look at the shiny, ultra-powerful hardware designed to sate the most voracious professional users.
Apple had the new Mac Pro in the works for several years, even before the declarations in early 2017 that it was being worked on, making it clear that this is a carefully crafted machine with serious thought behind what went into it.