Apple “Made in the USA” Mac Pro Launched

High-end computer features all U.S.A made components

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An attendee views an Apple Inc. Mac Pro computer and its components displayed during a launch event at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

Starting Thursday, Apple will take orders for its new all-American Mac Pro computer. The product is the first in its $100 million “Made in the USA” drive announced in October.

Chief Executive Tim Cook proudly tweeted the launch of the product, which is not only assembled in the U.S. but made of domestically manufactured components.

https://twitter.com/tim_cook/status/413335029264429056

The high-end, cylindrical computer will be twice as fast as the current model, while using 70 percent less power.

It is, however, expected to have a small impact on Apple’s operations, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who predicts that it will only account for one percent of the company’s sales in 2014.

[SFGate]

6 comments
Nischintha
Nischintha

Everybody should agree, It is a technological marvel. But, it is quite expensive. High end users will benefit from it. I am eagerly waiting for ... 

Joe_Montfort
Joe_Montfort

Now brace yourself for a wave of imitators... some of which will be from the very companies/people currently dismissing it as hype. 

PhillyCannabis
PhillyCannabis

This is the height of computer engineering. Easily the best computer of all time.

LSindliger
LSindliger

It definitely looks very nice, I hope to have the chance to check it out soon even if it's quite a lot of money for a desktop, but, on the other hand it is a powerful device. I've added my devices and appliances to Unioncy (http://goo.gl/YhHap0) to keep all product documentation and receipts in the cloud. Quite nice to be paperless and seems to work ok for now.