Unformatted text preview: failed to impress the buying public. Desktop sales in general have been flagging, with notebooks and tablets picking up the slack. Apple has been cited as bucking the downward trend in desktop sales, but the Mac Pro isn’t the computer whose sales we hear broken out during conference calls or at Apple special events. That honor is reserved for the iMac, Apple’s all-in-one that proves there’s still a market for affordable, sleek, desktop computers. The reason the Mac Pro doesn’t get a shout-out during Apple’s events is probably because Apple has nothing to crow about. If there’s good reason to talk about how well a product is selling, Apple usually isn’t shy about doing so. Apple may also be able to serve demand for added expandability by using Thunderbolt technology—a further point reportedly raised in discussion among Apple execs....
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- Fall '11
- Economics, Personal computer, Macintosh, Imac, Mac Pro