Key Specs Comes on MacBook Pro 2017

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Apple's big developer conference, WWDC, is usually not the place for hardware updates, but as Tim Cook said at the beginning of WWDC 2017, "This is the biggest WWDC ever".

To give its Mac OS powered desktop a premium appeal, Apple has slightly tinkered with the characteristic design of the iMac range. While it's got the same form factor and 27-inch display as the current high-end iMac, the similarities pretty much end there. They will support up to one billion colors. That said, rumor has it that Apple may also make a few surprise hardware announcements as well, including a new edgeless 10.5-inch iPad and a long-rumored Siri-based speaker created to go head to head with Amazon's Echo and Google Home.

Apple's MacBook line is getting refreshed too, but it's only a small update, with the MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air all getting faster chips and SSDs.

Along with the specifications above, Apple will also bring many new features to the iMac line with its Pro model like a 1080p FaceTime camera, UHS-II SDXC card slot, four Thunderbolt 3 ports, a VESA mounting option, and more.

Up to 3.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, depending on configuration chosen.

The updates are definitely welcome, especially on the MacBook Pro front, so if you've been waiting to snag a new Mac for months, now might be the time.

Apple's announcement on Monday comes just two months after exec Phil Schiller said that the company was "in the process of completely rethinking the Mac Pro". In total, the iMac Pro will be capable of graphics performance totalling 11 TFLOPS of single precision and an insane 22 TFLOPS of half precision compute power.

After unveiling the refreshed iMac desktops and MacBook Pro, AMD's Senior Vice President and Chief Architect disclosed the benchmark to the public. "We reengineered the whole system and designed an entirely new thermal architecture to pack extraordinary performance into the elegant, quiet iMac enclosure our customers love - iMac Pro is a huge step forward and there's never been anything like it".

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