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Jun 11, 2017, 02:26 PM
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
I think they also plan to make this modular MP a proper Xserve replacement of sorts as well. Some people still want Mac servers and Mac Minis aren't always up to the task in terms of storage and throughput. iMacs are capable but its a waste having a quality 27" display attached to a server no one sits at.
My hope was always that - make something that CAN fit in a 19" rack if it has to, even if that is not the main usecase.
The new Mac Pro has up to 30 MB of cache inside the processor itself. That's more than the HD in my first Mac. Somehow I'm still running out of space.
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Jun 11, 2017, 06:15 PM
There does still seem to be some demand for them. Apple calls MacMiniColo whenever someone is taking down a big Xserve install and they buy them all up happily.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
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Jun 12, 2017, 08:13 AM
Also, for the first time, it was during WWDC, they say "Kaby Lake" more similar to "Baby Lake" than "Kah-bee lake" Why would they pronounce it like "Baby Lake"? Eeeww! That's a personal annoyance and I had never heard anyone pronounce it that way before. People, call it Kaby Lake (as one would start to say "Cabbage").
This one time, at Boot Camp, I stuck a flute up my PC.
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Jun 12, 2017, 08:31 AM
No worse than Steve's "owe-tomatic" and "Jag-wire"…of all the things to get annoyed at…
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Jun 12, 2017, 10:08 AM
I've only ever heard it pronounced like "baby lake".

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Jun 12, 2017, 10:22 AM
I've never heard anyone from Intel say the name, but internally in my own mind, I always said it as it rhymes with baby. During the keynote, I was happy to hear that I was "correct."
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Jun 12, 2017, 01:09 PM
Since it's short for "Kabinakagami Lake", I'd assume that "Kuh-bee" is probably correcterer. But really, who cares?
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Jun 21, 2017, 06:34 AM
I'm looking through reqs for the last month and most people at the office in the upgrade cycle are asking for 12.9" iPad Pros, in lieu of laptops, and I'm noticing the prices. $1200-1400 for a tablet? WTF? Sure, that's not too bad compared to a new Surface Book, which was one of their other options, but that's still a little nuts, IMO.
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