Six Colors
Six Colors

by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

This week's sponsor

MacUpdate - The easiest way to keep all your apps up-to-date effortlessly! Get 10% off by using the code SIXCOLORS.

Jason Snell for Macworld

The Mac Pro is an important symbol, but you probably shouldn’t buy it ↦

The new Mac Pro is coming very, very soon—in the next couple of weeks, if we hold Apple to the astronomical definition of “coming this fall.” It’s safe to say that this is the most anticipated Mac in history—if only because its existence was pre-announced more than two and a half years ago, with the specifics following six months ago.

The Mac Pro is important and it’s platform defining. And unless you’re someone in the extreme high end of the Mac market, you will never use one. It’s a bundle of contradictions bult on a precision stainless steel space frame and sheathed in a machined aluminum housing.

Continue reading on Macworld ↦