Just because a focus of Apple is making metric boatloads of money doesn’t mean that worthy projects that surprise and delight the customer must remain off the table.
Join Kelly Guimont as she chats with John Martellaro and Andrew Orr about the latest data breach and the Mac Pro or Mini debate.
Peter von Panda anguished over his decision. Would a used 2013 Mac Pro be a better choice for the money than a 2018 Mac mini? The debate rages on.
Apple has delivered a great product lineup for the 2018 holidays. Now, it’s time to look forward to 2019.
Bryan Chaffin and guest-host Jim Dalrymple talk about how they use their iPads, and it turns out they’re pretty different use cases. They try to talk about where Apple TV might go but venture into a much deeper conversation about Apple’s original TV shows and videos. Spoiler: one of them is a pessimist. They close the show by examining the state of the Mac. Another spoiler: one of them is a pessimist!
Apple has never been big on sales, but there’s something about making everything but the newest models eligible for gift cards extra insulting.
Remember at Apple’s keynote where we saw that a company had created a Mac mini server farm? That was MacStadium, and YouTuber Snazzy Labs visited the place. Besides Mac Minis, the company also has racks of the 2013 Mac Pro, and MacStadium recently added some iMac Pros. Since there aren’t a lot of companies doing this, MacStadium had to build custom server racks to house the minis. The company uses VM software in order to avoid needing expensive internal storage. The Mac Pros have had their internal storage removed entirely, and the minis boot off of the Mac Pros to create a giant external storage enclosure. The video is a fascinating glimpse into MacStadium, which is a company that provides the server farm as an “infrastructure-as-a-service.”
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A solid report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman suggests that a new Mac mini may be imminent. But it probably won’t bear any semblance to its predecessors. John has some ideas.
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about how Apple could blend the Mac mini and Mac Pro into the same design, plus Kelly and John share their favorite AltConf and WWDC 2018 interviews.
The assumptions we’ve been making about the market positions for the Mac mini and the future Mac Pro may be all wrong.. Or so John now thinks.
There’s always a fuss when Apple doesn’t take the opportunity to announce new hardware at WWDC. How should we react this time? Especially regarding the Mac.
A confluence of products, competition, and timing means Apple couldn’t have a better opportunity to deliver a new Mac mini.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explore why they think the Mac Pro in 2019 will be a departure from Apple’s current desktop computer design.
There is every indication that Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro will be fundamentally different than its predecessors. John explains.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple’s latest news about the upcoming Mac Pro, what they’re hoping for in the new machine, and what they think of its 2019 time table.
Apple gave another inside look at the company’s Mac Pro operations to a journalist, giving us several key pieces of news: a 2019 release date and a move to organize Mac pro around a Pro Workflow Team.
Apple’s macOS 10.3.4 generally fixes some nagging display issues, but also breaks screen extenders. Here’s an update.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they think Apple may announce at its education-focused media event on March 27th, plus they discuss the ramifications of Apple holding the new Mac Pro release until 2019.
There will be a new pro display too, with teams working hard on both.