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Guy English on the new Mac Pro

A lot of people are probably going through this same type of thinking. Of course, there are others that will just grab the Mac Pro as soon as it’s released.

The Mac Pro from an audio pros perspective

I really like the new Mac Pro and since I use mostly external rack units and other gear, the lack of expansion slots is fine with me. Many studios won’t be upgrading right away, and when they do, there will be a lot more gear that supports Thunderbolt and other I/O options. Peter Kirn has a nice look at what the audio industry thinks of the Mac Pro.

Mac Pro

The idea of the Thermal Core on the Mac Pro reminds me a lot of the Cube. I wonder how much of that technology Apple looked to for the Mac Pro. Overall, this looks like an incredible system—lots of power and expandability is just what the pros were looking for.

Apple confirms Tim Cook email about Mac Pro

Apple on Tuesday confirmed for The Loop that an email posted to the Mac Rumors forums was in fact from company CEO Tim Cook. Cook responded to a customer’s concerns about the Mac Pro and emailed him directly. The email … Continued

∞ Mac sales up 27 percent in second quarter

Apple’s Mac sales are showing an incredible surge for the second fiscal quarter, according to a new report on Monday.

In a note to clients on Monday, financial analyst Gene Munster said U.S. Mac sales are up 27 percent over last year’s second quarter. Munster based his analysis on data provided by market research firm, NPD.

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∞ Apple's Mac market share grows 18.9% in first quarter

Overall PC shipments fell in the first quarter of 2011 in the United States, but Apple gained.

In fact, Apple’s market share gains were the highest among the top companies, according to a new report from market research firm, Gartner.

Apple shipped 1.25 million Macs in the first quarter of 2010 and 1.49 million in the first quarter of 2011. The company’s market share grew from 7.3 percent in 2010 to 9.3 percent in 2011.

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