The Mac Pro Lives

Apple invited a handful of reporters to its Product Realization Lab in Cupertino for what the company called “a small roundtable discussion about the Mac."

Today, stories from those reporters—Daring Fireball's John Gruber, BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski, TechCrunch's Matthew Panzarino, Mashable's Lance Ulanoff, and Axios's Ina Fried—hit the proverbial street. The news was big: Apple's working on an all-new Mac Pro, as well as all-new, Apple-branded displays to accompany it. This new machine won't arrive until next year, according to Apple, but it is being worked on.

I don't have much to add to what's already been reported except to say this is great news. I'm not a "professional" user, but for those who are, today's development should be like finding an oasis in the desert. After years of nothing, finally some relief.

In other words, Panzarino put it well: