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Where to buy an old Mac Pro

Apple has removed the tower Mac Pro from the regular online Apple Store, which means its days of availability are numbered. But if you're still looking for the Mac tower, there are a few places you can dig one up.

How Apple makes the Mac Pro

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Curious about what the factories, machines, and workers in Apple's recent Mac Pro video are actually doing? Greg Koenig offers a fascinating step-by-step over on his blog, Atomic Delights.

Slideshow: Apple intros iPad Air, new MacBook Pro, and more

Highlights from Apple's October 22 event, where it showed off new desktops and laptops, plus OS X 10.9 Mavericks and a skinnier version of the iPad.

Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps

In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.

Mac Pro 2013 CPUs

New 2013 Mac Pro to ship in December

During Tuesday's Apple event, the company announced that its radically updated workstation Mac will be available at end of the year.

What Apple's planning for October 22

What does Apple have in store for its October 22 media event? iPads? Mavericks? Mac Pros? Maybe!

Benchmarks: 'Ultimate' iMac gets boost from PCIe flash storage, faster CPU

Macworld Lab tested a custom-to-order iMac with a Fusion Drive and a 3.5GHz quad-core Core i7 processor.

Apple issues EFI 2.1 update for new iMac

If you use Boot Camp, you'll want to install this update.

Apple revamps processors, graphics, storage, and Wi-Fi in iMac update

Revised iMacs now offer Haswell-based Intel processors, enhanced graphics, faster storage options, and 802.11ac wireless. And they come in at the same price points as the models introduced last year.

Mac Pro and Bride of Frankenmac

Bride of Frankenmac: The illicit PC that runs OS X faster than a Mac Pro

What happens when Macworld Lab takes some spare PC parts and puts together a computer that runs Mac OS X? The results are impressive, but also illegal.

Remains of the Day: Here comes the judge

The judge in the ebook price-fixing case speaks up again. Meanwhile, Apple gets ready to make an important trade and, elsewhere, incorporates a water feature into one of its stores.

Gold iPhone? It wouldn't be Apple's first brush with color

Rumor has it that Apple could ship a gold iPhone this fall. That wouldn't be out of character for the company, which has long experimented with colorful hardware.

Remains of the Day: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. App

A dual iPhone launch in September is looking like a lock, the story of how Steve Jobs browbeat AT&T, and getting an evil app into the App Store isn't as hard as you might think.

Remains of the Day: It's new to you

The Mac mini may be due for a refresh, Verizon takes the iPhone import ban to the very top, and Apple may have to dig around in the sofa cushions to pay off the ebook pricefixing case.