Yesterday, Apple Mac Pro owners saw a little update to their computers, and believe me, they were not happy at all. The reason? Well, they did not see anything quite new or updated in the update released by the Cupertino tech giant. On top of this, Apple added a ‘New’ tag to Mac Pro on its website. This angered a good percentage of Mac Pro owners who asked Apple to take down the ‘New’ tag from the website. Ultimately, Apple had to take it down.
Now, Tim Cook says that there would not be any more updates to the Mac Pro until “later next year,” now that is going to hurt for sure. And sure, people have started reacting to this. This was hinted at the WWDC which happened recently. The company did not even reference the Mac Pro even once, which means that it has got nothing for the Mac Pro in the near future. After the ‘new’ tag appeared on the website, an original member of the Apple Machintosh development team, Andy Hertzfeld, lambasted the company on his Google Plus profile for the skimpy updates. He wrote:
The specs for the ‘new’ Mac Pro had hardly changed, except for a tiny, inconsequential processor clock bump. Still no Thunderbolt, still no USB 3.0, no SATA III or RAM speed improvements. It seems like it’s stuck in time in 2010. The only thing that’s still high-end about it is the bloated price.
A few angered fans have created the Facebook page “We Want a New Mac Pro” which now has 18,149 likes, which is a good number. A member of this fan page, a guy named Franz, has emailed Tim Cook about the matter, and the new Apple CEO has posted this email on the Facebook page in return to Franz’s email:
Thanks for your email. Our Pro customers like you are really important to us. Although we didn’t have a chance to talk about a new Mac Pro at today’s event, don’t worry as we’re working on something really great for later next year. We also updated the current model today.
We’ve been continuing to update Final Cut Pro X with revolutionary pro features like industry leading multi-cam support and we just updated Aperture with incredible new image adjustment features.
We also announced a MacBook Pro with a Retina Display that is a great solution for many pros.
We are currently waiting for more official words on this. So stayed tuned for more news.