Andy Hertzfeld, original Macintosh co-creator turned Google engineer, blasted Apple for its Mac Pro update. Hertzfeld said he was deeply disappointed "with the meagre (sic), lame update that was silently bequeathed to the Mac Pro today."
Apple didn't touch on the Mac Pro during the keynote and later listed the computer with a "New" label on its store. A quick check of specs revealed only a small processor bump and RAM upgrade, with no updates to other features like Thunderbolt or USB 3.0.
Hertzfeld says this improvement is "inconsequential" and adds "the only thing that's still high-end about it is the bloated price." He ends his rant by accusing Apple of "dropping the ball" on their high-end Macs and disappointing their "most loyal customers."
- Key specs
- Reviews • 3
- Type Desktop
- Bundled OS Mac OS (Mavericks [10.9])
- CPU family Xeon
- Processor speed 3.7 GHz
- System RAM 12 GB
- Hard drive(s) 256 GB (total)<br />SSD
- Video outputs HDMI (v1.4)
- Released 2013-12-19