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Topic: Mac Pro

US government grants Apple requests for Mac Pro tariff relief

09/20/2019, 10:09 pm

The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday lifted tariffs levied on certain computer parts imported from China, a move that also granted in part Apple's request for a reprieve on Mac Pro parts.

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Editorial: Apple's use of 'iPhone Pro' is a marketing label, not a personal description

08/16/2019, 11:08 am

Rumors of Apple releasing an 'iPhone Pro' are again sparking debate over who is a Pro user and who is 'just' a consumer. This is a pointless yet damaging argument to have, and always will be.

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Where the 2013 Mac Pro went right -- and wrong

08/07/2019, 02:08 pm

Unlike the original Mac Pro introduced on August 7, 2006, the 2013 version is already fading into memory and may be remembered for its flaws instead of its benefits.

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Apple wants to continue building Mac Pro in US, Cook says

07/30/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to questions about moving production away from China by saying that he expects the company's global production to continue on its current trajectory, but also that it is investing to increase U.S. manufacturing.

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What Apple's T2 chip does in your new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

07/29/2019, 12:07 pm

Apple says the T2 is a security chip, and if all it did were keep your data more secure, it would be worth it. Yet this little processor does so much else, and it has a startling effect on performance.

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Trump expects Apple to build manufacturing plant in Texas

07/26/2019, 06:07 pm

President Donald Trump, in response to questions regarding a tweet on Friday proclaiming Apple will not receive tariff relief for its new Chinese-built Mac Pro, said he believes the tech giant will erect a manufacturing plant in Texas.

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Mac Pro won't get China tariff waiver, says President Trump

07/26/2019, 11:07 am

Despite a recent petition, Apple won't get any tariff exemptions for Mac Pro parts made in China, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday.

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Apple asks White House not to apply tariffs to Mac Pro parts

07/23/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple has made a request to the Trump Administration to keep parts used in the new Mac Pro from being affected by import tariffs, a move that aims to keep the cost of the premium macOS workstation as low as possible for its release to consumers in the United States.

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Hackintosh vs Mac Pro, 2019 iPhone dummy models, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/19/2019, 08:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about 2019 dummy iPhones, how cases get made, what's up with the slower SSD in 2019 MacBook Air, and whether you can make a Hackintosh that's faster than a Mac Pro.

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Video demonstrates Hackintosh potential, but still isn't the Mac Pro

07/16/2019, 03:07 pm

YouTube channel Linus Tech Tips has launched a project to beat Apple's modular Mac Pro by producing a hackintosh with better performance, but the otherwise impressive hardware project shouldn't really be compared to a real Mac Pro, especially in a working environment.

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Apple's Mac refresh includes universal drop in SSD upgrade prices

07/09/2019, 11:07 am

Beyond updating the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, Apple on Tuesday also reduced the cost of SSD upgrades for all Macs, in some cases by as much as half.

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HP, Microsoft, Google follow Apple in planning China production cuts

07/03/2019, 07:07 am

After reports that Apple is investigating a production shift out of China, other firms including Sony, Dell and Nintendo are also planning to move manufacturing of devices such as consoles and smart speakers away from the country because of U.S. tariffs.

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Apple resurrects Expansion Slot Utility for 2019 Mac Pro

07/01/2019, 03:07 pm

The updated 2019 Mac Pro brings back Apple's Expansion Slot Utility app to customize PCIe bandwidth between the eight available PCI-express slots on the professional machine.

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Apple's new Mac Pro is being manufactured in China

06/28/2019, 10:06 am

After six years of manufacturing the cylindrical Mac Pro in Texas, Apple has shifted production of the new Mac Pro abroad to China, even as trade tensions escalate between the U.S. and China.

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High-end users on 'Why I'm buying the new Mac Pro'

06/14/2019, 10:06 am

Apple aimed the new Mac Pro at the most demanding of all high-end users, so we went to users like that and asked what they thought. Video editors, medical experts and the Department of Defense are all considering this new Mac closely.

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Mac Pro, ARKit, Sign on with Apple and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/14/2019, 08:06 am

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.

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Apple updates Logic Pro X with performance upgrades for 2019 Mac Pro

06/13/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple on Thursday updated Logic Pro X, its audio workflow suite, in order to lift performance caps ahead of the launch of a new Mac Pro this fall.

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Editorial: New Mac Pro highlights the gap Apple isn't filling

06/13/2019, 07:06 am

Apple now has a Mac for every type of user -- except for ones who want expandability more than they need a display or the power of the new Mac Pro.

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Apple is using a custom connector for the SSD in the new Mac Pro

06/10/2019, 02:06 pm

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.

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Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR coming in September, says Apple [u]

06/10/2019, 10:06 am

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.

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