Computing is an increasingly mobile practice these days, making old-school tower computers less and less necessary.
It even appears that Apple is considering giving the axe to the Mac Pro, it's high-end tower computer.
It makes sense; with the increasingly powerful guts being put into high-end MacBook Pros along with the speedy connectivity of Thunderbird, there's less and less reason to get a stationary Mac Pro. For not much more money you can get a MacBook Pro with comparable specs and hook it up to an external monitor. Unless you're doing really heavy-duty work with video editing or something similar, there's just not much of a reason to get a Mac Pro.
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So Apple may be preparing to kill off the Mac Pro as soon as early next year. Will you miss it, or have you already moved on to an all-portable existence?
Via Apple Insider