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AMD and Intel have been in a race to stuff their highest-end processors with as many cores as possible, and it appears that this one-upmanship isn't about to end any time soon -- much to your advantage. As Macworld UK notes, Intel is close to releasing a new range of Xeon E5 processors where more...

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EU bureaucrats famously revoked their ban on ugly fruit, but they never showed such leniency to Apple. The older Mac Pro breached rules requiring extra shielding on fans and electrical ports and as a result it hasn't been seen on European store shelves since last March. Fortunately, however, the n...

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The new Mac Pro's highly customized design may look like it's a pain to fix, but don't be fooled -- it's friendlier than you think. An iFixit teardown of the workstation has revealed that it's easy to take apart, and that several components can be replaced without going through Apple. It's also mo...

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We know, we know: everyone who's seen it says it looks like a trashcan. But surely there's something else to say about Apple's new Mac Pro workstation, right? The thing is, until now, any tech blogger who's spent any time with it has had to take photos through a glass case (read: they didn't reall...

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On November 23, the famed auction house Sotheby's will be holding an auction to benefit Bono's Project (RED) charity. While Sotheby's holds notable auctions quite regularly, the Project (RED) charity is unique insofar as all of the products up for grabs have been curated by two of today's most dis...

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Apple has sent some journalists a poster featuring the new Mac Pro. Macworld's Jeff Carlson was one of the recipients, and he posted a photo of the poster on his Flickr account. Here's what the text reads: It's the computer we were insane to build. The one that turns conventional thinking on its...

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Suddenly, the 20th Anniversary Mac seems downright commonplace. Apple's Jony Ive is teaming up with recent design partner Marc Newson to auction a one-of-a-kind red Mac Pro as part of a Product RED charity fundraiser. It's not clear what's different on the inside versus the regular black model, bu...

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Whether you just picked up one of the new MacBook Pros with Retina display or you're waiting for the debut of the Mac Pro later this year, there's good news for those who want to take advantage of the ultra-fast Thunderbolt 2 ports built into the new hardware. Promise Technology has introduced two...

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Ever since Apple first gave us a peek at the all-new Mac Pro at WWDC, Apple fans have been champing at the bit to learn more about the highly anticipated machine. During this week's media event, Apple was all too happy to oblige, announcing that the machine will begin shipping in December with pri...

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It wasn't behind protective glass this time, so that's definitely a step in the right direction for the next-generation Mac Pro, which was first trotted out at WWDC back in June. Today it was beautifully sprawled out for all the world to see, in various states of deconstruction. The display certai...

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Apple wowed video and graphics professionals with the Mac Pro pricing today. Most seemed to be expecting a starting price of about US$4,500, but $2,999 will be pretty attractive to pros and semi-pros. Apple also got industry leaders who have been using the Mac Pro to enthuse. "From the blazing-f...

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Apple's highly anticipated Mac Pro has been advertised on the Apple website as "Coming later this year" for months. A sneak peek appeared at WWDC in June, and today's Apple event ended the mystery. The Mac Pro will have an Intel Xeon E5 chip with up to 12 cores. There's no hard drive option; it use...

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Apple has released a short promo video of the soon-to-be-released Mac Pro up on YouTube. The clip is similar to what was shown at the June Developers Conference in San Francisco. The new model, with a unique and fetching form factor, is much smaller than the current Mac Pro, but also will need to...

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Beginning last night Apple has begun running Mac Pro teaser trailers in front of select films in cinemas across the country. According to MacRumors, those that have seen the trailer says it shows the "sleek black curves of the product from multiple angles." The trailer ends with the tag line "Fall...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The Mac Pro might have been worthy of the "One More Thing" kinds of reveals that Steve Jobs used to do at Apple events. Despite being foreshadowed by Tim Cook as a product the company was going to make in the US, it...

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