Mac Pro (2013) http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/mac-pro-2013/all en-MY Hold on to your wallets - Apple Mac Pro release date and price confirmed http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hold-your-wallets-apple-mac-pro-release-date-and-price-confirmed/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple&#039;s new cylindrical beast will go on sale on 19 December, from RM9699 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="702" height="527" title="Hold onto your wallets - Apple Mac Pro release date and price confirmed" alt="Hold onto your wallets - Apple Mac Pro release date and price confirmed" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/macpro.jpg?1387418847" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has revealed that the cylindrical powerhouse that is the new <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hands-apples-new-mac-pro/news" target="_blank">Mac Pro </a>will go on sale on 19 December, starting at RM9699.</p> <p>That&#39;s tomorrow (in case you&#39;ve lost track of the days) and its steep price tag will be hard to swallow for many.</p> <p>But one look at its spec sheet should stifle any complaints. The Mac Pro definitely lifts.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/my/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hold-your-wallets-apple-mac-pro-release-date-and-price-confirmed/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hold-your-wallets-apple-mac-pro-release-date-and-price-confirmed/news#comments Apple Desktops Mac Pro (2013) Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:24:24 +0000 Tein Hee Seow 1430253 at http://www.stuff.tv Shiny: Apple reveals how it makes the Mac Pro http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/shiny-apple-reveals-how-it-makes-mac-pro/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It&#039;s unbashed tech porn, but this video revealing just how Apple&#039;s tubular tower is built was one of the surprise hits of its event yesterday - and now you can watch it </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="2822" height="1536" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Screen%20Shot%202013-10-23%20at%2013.40.06.png?1382585509" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple's obsessive attention detail extends to its video, luckily, and this one shows every polish, punch and robot arm in glorious HD.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/my/users/mark-prigg" title="View user profile.">Mark Prigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mmm, shiny </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Apple's Mac Pro wowed pundits with its unique design - but ever wondered how it gets made?</p> <p>Apple has revealed all, and said it actually had to invent several new ways to manufacture PCs in the process.</p> <p>"We had to pioneer entirely new processes - its pretty amazing to see it all come together," said Jeff Williams of Apple.</p> <p>Read our hands on with the final product&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hands-apples-new-mac-pro/news" target="_blank">here</a>&nbsp;- and if you think the silver version, before its paint job, looks even better than the black Apple went with, you're not alone, according to one Apple staffer at the event.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IbWOQWw1wkM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/shiny-apple-reveals-how-it-makes-mac-pro/news#comments Apple Mac Pro (2013) Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:49:05 +0000 Elissa Loi 1428311 at http://www.stuff.tv Hands on with Apple's new Mac Pro http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hands-apples-new-mac-pro/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It&#039;s a monster of a machine packed into one of the most unique designs we&#039;ve ever seen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1320" height="524" title="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" alt="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Screen%20Shot%202013-10-22%20at%2013.02.23.png?1382496544" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The first thing that strikes you about the new Mac Pro is that is really doesn’t look anything like a computer. The shiny black tube, which is far smaller in reality than you’d think, has a terrifyingly long spec list that includes everything from Xeon processors with up to 12 cores to 64GB of superfast DDR3 memory.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/my/users/mark-prigg" title="View user profile.">Mark Prigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where&#039;s the dry ice? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In reality, all you need to know is that it’s fast - really fast.</p> <p>We put the Mac Pro through its paces with some real time 3D rendering, and it’s astonishing.</p> <p>Complex scenes are rendered almost instantly, many of which would take several minutes on current high-end kits.</p> <p>We also played with the Mac Pro using two large 4K monitors, although the Pro can drive four.</p> <p>Even with two, however, you get a real sense of the power of the machine, with a breathtaking display.</p> <p>Music production is also likely to be one of the Mac Pro’s big markets (indeed, Apple has been testing the machine with Stuart Price, the man behind Lady Gaga and The Killers' latest albums).</p> <p>Running Logic, Apple's high-end music software, multiple tracks with effects are no problem.</p> <p>It’s also incredibly quiet, and one music producer who has tried the machine told us it was almost disconcerting not to have the hum of a PC in the studio.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/SQl2FjaKCAQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3264" height="2448" title="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" alt="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/IMG_2008_0.JPG?1382530875" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="3264" height="2448" title="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" alt="Apple Mac Pro (2013)" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/IMG_2010_0.JPG?1382530875" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mac Pro Specs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <ul> <li>4-core, 6-core, 8-core or 12-core Intel Xeon processors&nbsp;running at Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz</li> <li>2 workstation-class AMD FirePro GPUs with up to&nbsp;12GB of video memory provide up to seven teraflops of compute power</li> <li>PCIe-based flash storage that delivers sequential read speeds up to 1.2GBps and is up to 10 times faster than conventional desktop hard drives</li> <li>ECC DDR3&nbsp;RAM running at 1866 MHz, with a four-channel memory controller, gives the new Mac Pro up to 60GBps of memory&nbsp;</li> <li>4 USB 3 ports</li> <li>6 Thunderbolt 2 ports - upto 36 devices can be daisychained to these</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tubular, Dude! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The hardware is also something unique - and there’s something incredibly sci-fi about every aspect of the machine, from the motion sensor that lights up the port indicators when you move it to the button you press to remove the cover (it’s just a shame Apple couldn’t make it produce a little bit of dry ice to finish the effect).</p> <p>It's also smaller than you'd expect at 9.9inches tall.</p> <p>The Mac Pro isn’t for everyone - and in reality, the newly refreshed <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/apple-refreshes-13in-and-15in-macbook-pro-haswell-silicon-os-x-mavericks-and-lower-prices/news" target="_blank">Haswell MacBook Pro</a> models will be a desktop replacement that’s more than adequate for most of us. But for those who need the extra power, there’s nothing quite like the Mac Pro.</p> <p>It’s an astonishing example of the future of the desktop PC - and a design so radical it’s hard to think of any other firm that would come up with it.</p> <p>However, one thing we couldn’t help thinking while playing with it is how cool it would look in the living room - and what an amazing gaming machine it would make.</p> <p>Here's hoping we’ll see a round Mac Mini sooner rather than later...</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1419" height="2400" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/MacPro_PFHI_PRINT.jpg?1382496727" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/hands-apples-new-mac-pro/news#comments Apple Desktops Film and TV Intel Mac Pro (2013) Music Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:03:49 +0000 Elissa Loi 1428250 at http://www.stuff.tv New Apple Mac Pro is insanely powerful and looks insane too http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/new-apple-mac-pro-insanely-powerful-and-looks-insane-too/news-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple’s forthcoming professional desktop offers a radical cylindrical design and lots of expandability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="apple mac pro" alt="apple mac pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-mac-pro.jpg?1382361544" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Designers, developers, photographers and filmmakers have been waiting a long time for a new Mac Pro – and today they were given an early look at the next one, which will be launched later in the year.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/my/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/new-apple-mac-pro-is-insanely-powerful-and-looks-insane-too </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/new-apple-mac-pro-insanely-powerful-and-looks-insane-too/news-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/my/apple/new-apple-mac-pro-insanely-powerful-and-looks-insane-too/news-0#comments Apple Mac OSX Mac Pro (2013) Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:07:45 +0000 Elissa Loi 1428145 at http://www.stuff.tv