The Mac Pro (affectionately known as "the cheese grater") hasn't received a major update in 2.5 years, and Thunderbolt expansion chassis technology could render the tower architecture extinct.
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 17 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
In case you missed it, Apple has posted the full audio of Tim Cook's speech at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.
First Apple dominated the smartphone, then the tablet computer. Apple's next frontier is the wristwatch. Hopefully, Apple doesn't dumb it down too much.
Apple appears to have forgotten its professional content-creation and high-performance computing customers, something that worried Mac managers at the recent Macworld/iWorld Expo. They bemoaned the lack of a next-generation Mac Pro.
One of the hottest iOS apps of the year just became available in the App Store, but there's a catch. You need to reserve a spot in the queue to actually use it.
Apple's office suite for OS X hasn't received much love lately and business users are starting to consider their options. Is Apple's obsession with iOS ports killing its desktop software business?
There are numerous exploit mitigations in iOS 6.1 that make jailbreaking incredibly difficult, including sandboxing, ASLR, and code signature requirements, but that didn't stop four developers from defeating all of them.
After some fits and starts in 2008 and 2009 by Psystar and some cheap Dell netbooks, the low-cost hackintosh may be coming soon to a screen near you.
Disappointed that Apple's dissing its fans by not including a museum in its new corporate spaceship? Turns out that you'll have to travel to Atlanta instead.
MacTech releases its annual head-to-head analysis of how VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop perform with various types of tasks and running both Windows 7 and Windows 8. It also examines how various Mac models performed.