Pro Display XDR Stories July 23

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.

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Pro Display XDR Stories June 13

At WWDC19, Apple the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR were the last hardware introduced in Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Focusing on the “pro” market, both of the products have been praised for their power and utility.

According to a Reddit user, Apple removed from its YouTube channel the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR video announcement. Although this doesn’t mean something is about to happen, here’s what we know of Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR’s future.

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Pro Display XDR Stories June 5

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.

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Pro Display XDR Stories May 20

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.

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Pro Display XDR Stories April 12

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pro Display XDR Stories December 7, 2019

Apple this evening has sent an email blast announcing that the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR will be available to order on December 10. The new Mac Pro starts at $5,999 while the Pro Display XDR starts at $4,999.

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Pro Display XDR Stories November 13, 2019

Apple’s highly anticipated all-new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR have been slated for a fall release since being unveiled at WWDC last June. Now Apple has officially announced that the new professional Mac and display will be available starting in December and hit that deadline.

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Pro Display XDR Stories September 4, 2019

It’s unlikely that too many pros with the budget to invest in the upcoming Mac Pro will be looking for an Apple Pro Display XDR alternative, but for any that are, Asus thinks it has an interesting option.

The Asus ProArt PA32UCG specs put it into close competition with Apple’s professional monitor, not matching the forthcoming XDR on resolution but beating it on refresh rate…

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Pro Display XDR Stories June 6, 2019

Display maker MSI mocks Apple’s $999 Pro display stand with ad for its 5K display

Apple has been getting a lot of criticism for its $1,000 optional stand for the upcoming Pro Display XDR. Now, hardware manufacturer MSI is making fun of Apple as it promotes its latest 5K display.

Pro Display XDR Stories June 5, 2019

Belkin and Logitech commit to Mac Pro accessories alongside Apple’s new ‘Pro’ cables

Even though the all-new Mac Pro won’t be released until later this fall, we’re learning more about the accessories that will be available for the new modular professional desktop. Belkin and Logitech will be among the first third-parties to offer specific Mac Pro products alongside Promise.

Apple didn’t just announce a $5000 monitor during WWDC: it also announced an optional $1000 monitor stand to go with it.

There wasn’t too much reaction to the $4999 starting price of the monitor itself, or even the $1000 premium for the low-reflectivity upgrade. This is a true reference-grade monitor designed for critical color work by photographers, videographers, and filmmakers. Similar monitors typically cost upwards of $10,000, and Apple compared it to one costing $43,000.

But the Internet has had a lot to say about the optional stand …

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