Apparently Apple's plans to update Mac Pro & some other computers is now public. Transcript here, somewhat long, may interest some folks.
Nice to know they've been "listening."
Transcript: Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and John Ternus on the state of Apple’s pro Macs
Putting the problem in the context of user perspectives & choices (including large companies as well as small ones & individuals):
"For what is age but youth's full bloom,
A riper, more transcendent youth" - Oliver Wendell Holmes