November 19 2017

Apple introduced a powerful iMac Pro

November 19 2017, 06:50 | Geraldine Moore

Pricing for the two entry-level Wi-Fi 12.9-inch iPad Pro models remains unchanged, though you get double the storage. Visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.

Apple's 27-inch iMac with the 5K display is starting a price of Rs 148,900 in India and this one comes with the quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, which is clocked at 3.4GHz, 3.5GHz or 3.8GHz. Apple also confirmed that the standard iMac lineup will ship with new 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processors, at up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost or up to 4.5 GHz.

The 27.5-inch Retina iMac starting price is unchanged at Rs. 1,48,900, while the two higher-end configurations are expensive by Rs. 1,000 each at Rs. 1,65,900, and Rs. 1,89,900 respectively.

Speaking of which, the iMac Pro is just 8 inches thin when you consider the stand, and it weighs only 21.5 lbs. And since one of the iPad Pro's chief advantages over the regular iPad is compatibility with the Apple Pencil, there's also a redesigned Retina display that achieves smoother scrolling and drawing with the pencil thanks to 20-millisecond latency.

The company also offered a sneak peek at the iMac Pro which is marketed as new "workstation-class product line designed for pro users with the most demanding workflows". At $1,099, the base non-4K 21.5-inch iMac is a money-saving alternative, but you'll get a much lower-clocked processor and a return to integrated graphics.

Although it might look like an iMac (aside from the grey enclosure), the iMac Pro promises 80 percent more cooling capacity than a standard model, and supports up to 4TB of SSD storage and 128GB of ECC memory.

For more information on the new Radeon Pro 500 series jump over to the AMD website for details by following the link below. The 2017 updates offer displays that are 43 percent brighter and support 1 billion colors-they really were stunning in person. The processing power is enough to help Apple power VR, too, which will be supported in macOS High Sierra, the latest macOS operating system. The Air now comes with a base processor that runs at 1.8 GHz rather than 1.6 GHz.

On the other hand, the company has also revealed its 15 inch MacBook Pro which features more discrete graphics than the 13 inch variant. But as it turns out, the Pro, though now roughly as heavy as the MacBook Air, is still more expensive, which is why Apple fans still love the MacBook Air.

The truth is: the iMac's new innards are where its real updates live. In short, the new Apple iMac Pro 2017 comes packed with plenty of combinations.

Finally, Amazon Prime Video will be available on Apple TV later this year.

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has the same 12MP camera and 7MP FaceTime HD camera, as that used on the Apple iPhone 7.

The new MacBooks go on sale in Ireland in December.

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