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Macworld Podcast episode 586

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Apple’s most power and most expensive Mac is the iMac Pro. Why would Apple want Shazam? Thoughts about the end of the year and the one coming up, and we also feature your comments and questions for Michael Simon, Jason Cross, Roman Loyola, and Dan Masaoka in the Macworld Podcast, episode 586.

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At a Glance
  • For those needing the fastest multi-core CPU performance, GPU performance, and SSD speeds in a Mac, the iMac Pro delivers.


    • Fastest Mac you can buy
    • Quiet cooling system
    • Plenty of high-speed connection ports
    • Bright, high-resolution 5K screen
    • Added security via onboard T2 chip


    • Single-core performance in line with much less expensive iMacs
    • Lacks expandability and upgradeability of a Mac Pro
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