Pro Display XDR Stories September 18

Apple’s two-year transition to its own silicon is finally over, except for one product: the Mac Pro. Another one that isn’t part of the Mac silicon transition but users are eager to know where it’s heading next is the Pro Display XDR.

Both of these products were introduced by Apple during WWDC19 and were aimed at the most demanding customers. Here’s a roundup of Apple’s plans for the next Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories June 28

Pro Display XDR stand patented by Apple, to support dual displays

Apple’s Pro Display XDR stand came under fire for its $999 price tag when the monitor was first announced. So it’s probably best not to ask what Apple might charge for a dual-monitor stand after it was today awarded a patent for the design …

Pro Display XDR Stories March 11

Almost six years since its Thunderbolt display was discontinued, Apple has officially re-entered the consumer external display market with the all-new Studio Display. With a starting price of $1,599, let’s take an in-depth look at the Apple Studio Display vs LG UltraFine and Pro Display XDR.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories March 4

Apple has given no sign that it is working on a new version of the Pro Display XDR, which was introduced in 2019. However, rumors suggest that there are new external displays from Apple under development. 9to5Mac has now heard from sources familiar with the matter that the company has been working on a new “Apple Studio Display” with higher resolution than the Pro Display XDR.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories January 2

In his first Power On newsletter of 2022, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman gives a tidbit about Apple’s development of a new external display. According to the journalist, the next external monitor, which is different from the Pro Display XDR sucessor, is “destined to be about half the price” of Apple’s professional display.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 17, 2021

There aren’t too many Pro Display XDR competitors at present, but LG has offered one of the few – and is about to add another …

The top end of the pro monitor market comprises reference monitors costing tens of thousands of dollars. Alongside these, Apple’s Pro Display XDR looks comparatively affordable at $5k, and only a handful of other companies compete in this middle ground …

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 15, 2021

Back in July, 9to5Mac reported that Apple was testing a new external display with a dedicated A13 chip and Neural Engine. Now, a leaker is also corroborating that the company seems to be working on an improved 32-inch Pro Display XDR with custom silicon.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories July 23, 2021

Apple’s Pro Display XDR has been available for quite some time now, but there are still no rumors about an updated version of its high-priced display in the near term. However, 9to5Mac has now learned from sources familiar with the matter that Apple is internally testing a new external display with a dedicated A13 chip and also Neural Engine.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories June 5, 2021

With WWDC 2021 coming up on Monday, it’s been two years since Apple announced the Pro Display XDR — an amazing but expensive external monitor aimed at professional users who need things like high resolution, extreme brightness, and wide color gamut. But what about regular Mac users? They also deserve to have a great external monitor, and Apple should think about this.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories May 20, 2021

The M1 12.9-inch iPad Pro reviews were out on Wednesday. With the new mini-LED display being praised by all reviewers, travel photographer Austin Mann also put the iPad to test and compared it to the Pro Display XDR, the most advanced monitor Apple sells today.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories April 12, 2021

Apple’s marketing for the Pro Display XDR recently went under review by the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK. After looking into several complaints, the authority asked Apple to drop the term “Far beyond HDR,” clarify its P3 wide color range, and also questioned the display’s 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Now Apple has updated its website in the UK.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 3, 2020

A new patent filing from Apple shows how the company is working on developing a dual monitor stand for the Pro Display XDR. The current Pro Stand is an elegant yet expensive accessory for the Pro Display XDR, and this patent filing shows how Apple might take things up a notch.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 1, 2020

Apple today released another firmware update for its Pro Display XDR, which improves the stability of the external display and also adds some new features. This time, Display Firmware 4.2.30 adds in-field recalibration options to Macs with Pro Display XDR.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories May 28, 2020

Next to the new battery health management and FaceTime adjustments, macOS Catalina 10.15.5 includes a new update for Pro Display XDR owners to be able to fine-tune the calibration of the display by adjusting white point and luminance values to match in-house display calibration targets.

The new fine-tune calibration option joins the previously released ability to establish custom user reference mode presets. expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories May 26, 2020

Apple’s Pro Display XDR has been announced as one of the “Displays of the Year” by The Society for Information Display. These awards are presented to the displays with the “most significant technological advances and/or outstanding features.”

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories March 2, 2020

The Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR reviews continue to flow in. The latest review comes from The Verge, and it offers a detailed look at Apple’s latest Pro-grade hardware in the real world.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories February 24, 2020

Apple has made two incredibly thorough white papers available today covering the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR. These “Technology Overview” documents highlight the inner workings of both of Apple’s newest pro-grade pieces of hardware.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories February 4, 2020

One of the comparisons Apple made when it unveiled the Pro Display XDR at WWDC last year was to more expensive, reference grade pro monitors. PCMag has now published its full review of Apple’s $4,999 Pro Display XDR, offering a direct comparison to those more expensive reference grade displays.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories January 16, 2020

The Pro Display XDR landed on my desktop a few days ago, and I’ve spent enough time with it to gather some early first thoughts about Apple’s high-end monitor. As a former 27-inch Thunderbolt Display owner, I’ve been pining for a modern replacement for it for years, but is this the answer?

Watch our unboxing and overview as I consider the Pro Display XDR top features in our hands-on video walkthrough. expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 30, 2019

Blackmagic releases Apple Pro Display XDR update for eGPU and eGPU Pro

Blackmagic is out with an update today for both its eGPU and eGPU Pro bringing official support for Apple’s Pro Display XDR to any Mac with Thunderbolt 3.

Pro Display XDR Stories December 16, 2019

There’s been some mystery around the devices that will actually work with Apple’s new Pro Display XDR. Now we’ve got confirmation that the iPad Pro will indeed work with the new professional monitor.

expand full story

Pro Display XDR Stories December 10, 2019

Following the release of the new Pro Display XDR earlier today, Apple has published a new support document outlining how to keep the display clean. In typical Apple fashion, the company has specific instructions for the cleaning process.

expand full story

Apple’s Pro Display XDR marks the company’s return to professional monitors and it packs some impressive specs. It’s not made for the average customer with a starting price of $5,000 but it includes a lot of important specs for professional users. Coming as no surprise, the new 6K 32-inch Pro Display XDR is only compatible with a handful of recent Macs and MacBooks. However, there is a way to use it with any Mac with Thunderbolt 3.

expand full story

The highly anticipated all-new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR have officially launched with preorders now open. Over the last few weeks, YouTubers MKBHD, iJustine, and Jonathan Morrison have been testing out the latest Mac hardware for professionals and have shared their first thoughts on what Apple has delivered. Follow along for early impressions on the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, performance benchmarks, and more.

expand full story

Powered by WordPress VIP