Should you upgrade your old Mac Pro ?

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One common question I get at least once a week, from my Mac Pro customers is whether or not to upgrade their current Mac Pro or just bite the bullet and buy a New Mac Pro or a High-end iMac to run the latest versions of our Adobe Creative Cloud video/audio/imaging apps.

Wringing the Life Out of an Old Mac Pro Tower

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There?s a whole lot of us who still have a big, old aluminum Mac Pro tower sitting around doing a lot of work. We haven?t moved to 5K iMacs, Macbook Pros (or PCs) just yet. We also haven?t spent the money on a new Mac Pro. A conversation early at NAB 2014 got me thinking about all the stuff one could add to an old Mac Pro to help extend its life.

Alienware just built the Mac Pro of gaming PCs

Alienware
Apple's new "trash can" Mac Pro is pretty wild, but Alienware might have just snatched back the title for craziest desktop PC with its new Area-51. Gone is the rectangular tower desktop of old ? in its place, Alienware's made a funky, hexagonal machine. Similar to Apple, Alienware claims the design for its new desktop has some practical benefits beyond just looking insane

More Life for your Mac Pro

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I work a lot with a local college?s film production technology program as an advisor, editing instructor and occasionally as an editor on some of their professional productions. It?s a unique program designed to teach hands-on, below-the-line filmmaking skills. The gear has to be current and competitive, because they frequently partner with outside producers to turn out actual (not student) products with a combination of professional and student crews. The department has five Mac Pros that are u
Mac Mini for pro video editing: a field report from Guatemala

Mac Mini for pro video editing: a field report from Guatemala

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TecnoTur on PVC by Alan Tepper Despite gloomy predictions from the naysayers, the Mac Mini beats the MacPro tower for video editing. Many readers ...