the hope for a new modular Mac Pro

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I missed this post from Archintosh last Thursday. Let’s hope that this design is a hint for a return of a ‘modular’ design for the Mac Pro next week…

Personally, if I find a huge offer for a “can-generation” MacPro, I’ll take it since it’s perfect for my home-server needs. Time will tell what comes.

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The hardware-as-platform and hardware-as-subscription model

Last Longer ☞

Horace Dediu wrote a super-interesting piece in the aftermath of the latest Apple Event of Tuesday 11 Sept. … I suggest its reading to all the technology / marketing interested people, and also to second think to the concepts he brilliantly has exposed.

The best laptop ever made

I recently returned to the 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro after a year away.
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I thought it would feel like a downgrade, or like going back in time. I feared that it would feel thick, heavy, and cumbersome. I expected it to just look impossibly old.

It didn’t.

It feels as delightful as when I first got one in 2012. It’s fast, capable, and reliable. It gracefully does what I need it to do. […]
It feels like a professional tool, made by people who love and need computers, at the top of their game.
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It helps us perform our work, rather than adding to our workload.

This is the peak. This is the best laptop that has ever existed.

I hope it’s not the best laptop that will ever exist.
Marco Arment, 14 Nov. 2017

Suggested reads for February 12, 2017

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Suggested reads for November 27, 2016

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ARA, the modular phone is coming

After months of insight, whispers, previews and rumors finally the Project ARA – sponsored by Hydra … ehm, Google – his accelerating his coming to shelves and enrolling developers and makers around the world. Ideally is a fascinating project. With lots of promises of freedom… but I am now old enough to doubt the true intentions of Big G.