“The age of Apple’s Mac lineup has become a topic of frequent conversation (slash punchline) among tech journalists and commentators lately,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “The oft-referenced MacRumors Buyers Guide has been a constellation of big, red ‘DON’T BUY’ labels for months, and it’s because we’ve only gotten one Mac update since October of 2015.”

“That’s all set to change on Thursday when Apple takes the wraps off its new Macs at an event in Cupertino,” Cunningham writes. “Events at Apple’s Cupertino campus tend to be smaller and more focused than the big blowouts at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium or Apple’s other favored off-campus venues. So you can bet that the company is going to talk about the Mac and nothing but the Mac for at least an hour.”

“We’ve been hearing about new MacBook Pros from various sources all year, and Apple just leaked images of it in a new macOS update earlier this week. It looks like a major update that adds some all-new stuff and brings in a few iPhone innovations to boot,” Cunningham writes. “Here’s where things start to get muddled. By all accounts, Apple is planning to introduce a third new laptop alongside the 13-inch and 15-inch Pros. Three new Mac model numbers were registered in the Eurasian Economic Commission’s database earlier this week. What the rumors can’t agree on is the form that third laptop will take.”

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MacDailyNews Take: We can’t wait to find out everything about our new road Macs tomorrow!!!

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