Plans to create a new generation of Mac Pro workstations should have not been approved by Apple, but the “constant criticism” among professional users and discontent with the new MacBook Pro, led the company to bet on professional users. It is reported resource OSNews, citing close to the company sources.
According to the interlocutor of the edition, the decision on the release of the new modular Mac Pro was made in recent months, and the development of the computer began a few weeks ago. According to the source, the launch of the new professional workstation can be held in late 2018 or early 2019.
“What has forced Apple to turn 180 degrees? In fact, after the announcement of the new MacBook Pro with Touch bar Bar the number of orders for the restored “old” MacBook Pro has sharply increased after the release of the first reviews skyrocketed. Such a reaction on a MacBook Pro with Touch pannel Bar was a real surprise for Apple. Add to this the problem with the monitor LG UltraFine 5K and constant dissatisfaction geeks, and as a result the company decided to bet on professional users”.
It is noted that Apple is considering the release of several new MacBook Pro models without Touch panel Bar, as well as the introduction of new professional features, like the ability of connecting your iPad to a Mac Pro for use as a graphic planet in the style of the Cintiq.
Earlier it was reported that this year Apple will release a new “professional” iMac that will get the server processors Xeon E3, up to 64 GB of RAM and USB ports.