Mac Pro Topic


Following today's announcements WWDC announcements that included the re-branding of the 13-inch MacBook as a MacBook Pro, the release of new 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models and a MacBook Air update, it's expected that the 2009 Back To School promotion will be subjected to increased interest from education buyers due to lower prices across the Mac portable lineup.  Education buyers can get a free iPod touch when purchased along side a new qualifying Mac.


Apple has launched its 2009 Back to School promotion for education customers across a number of its international online stores a day after the launch of the U.S. and Canadian promotion was unveiled.  The timing of the international promotion comes as a surprise because Apple usually launches it later in the year.


Apple has announced the 2009 Back-To-School promotion. Qualified students, faculty, and staff can get a free iPod when they purchase a new MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, or Mac Pro.  A total savings of $719 can be achieved by combining a qualifying Mac, iPod, printer, and software.


Our iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro guides have been updated to reflect the specification and feature changes of the latest models (Early 2009) released on March 3, 2009.  The guides not only offer an overview of the each Mac desktop lineup but also provide detailed information broken down into the several different categories as shown below:


In his post titled 'Apple Mac Pro Goes like the proverbial off a shovel' Stephen Dean provides a great overview and discussion of Apple's latest Mac Pro.


Apple today introduced the new Mac® Pro using Intel "Nehalem" Xeon processors and a next-generation system architecture to deliver up to twice the performance of the previous generation system.* The new Mac Pro starts at $2,499 and features the latest graphics technology and an updated interior that makes expansion even easier than before.


Apple will be conducting a special notebook event tomorrow where they are expected to unveil updates to the MacBook and MacBook Pro models.  For many, tomorrow can't come fast enough as the agony of holding out has been driving them crazy.


Apple today refreshed the Mac Pro line with a new architecture and the newly released Penryn processors from Intel.  The systems now come with a standard 8-core configuration.