Apple's most controversial Mac design is still causing debate

For a company famous for its product design chops, Apple has dropped a surprising number of clangers over the last decade. From a mouse that can only be charged upside down to a Pencil that requires a dongle to charge, the company's 'it just works' philosophy has been tested lately – but perhaps never more so than in 2013.

The 'trashcan' Mac Pro proved so controversial that Apple offered up a somewhat uncharacteristic apology a few years later, admitting that its lack of upgradability was a huge flaw that prompted an entire rethink of the Mac lineup. But on its 9 year anniversary, are fans coming round to the 2013 Mac Pro? (For the latest and greatest, check out the best Mac Studio deals

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.