Stories by Seth Weintraub

10 things that should be in Apple's next Mac Pro

The recent word from The Inquirer that Apple may be hoarding all of Intel's new 45nm Penryn processors -- and possibly paying for the privilege -- has prompted a lot of speculation about the future of Apple's Mac Pro desktop lineup. Apple's professional machines, which now use Intel Xeon Cloverton chips topping out at 3 GHz, are called workstations by Apple and offer quad- and eight-core configurations. They're fast, and they sport professional prices to match, with top-of-the-line eight-core units starting at US$3,997.

Analysts miss the point on the iPhone

Gartner Inc., IDC and 451 Group research analysts, this week warned IT administrators to keep <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9025433">iPhones away from their businesses</a>. "We're telling IT executives to not support it because Apple has no intentions of supporting [iPhone use in] the enterprise," Gartner analyst Ken Dulaney said. "This is basically a cellular iPod with some other capabilities and it's important that it be recognized as such."