Do you think the new Mac Pro will eventually have different colored shells?

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  1. Phonzoxd macrumors 6502

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    I would not put it past apple. Doesnt seem like a hard thing to do. The outer shell/case looks easily removable, kinda like twist and turn and lift.

    I think they will, or atleast like an iphone do the black and silver or white.

    It sure will give it an even less "pro" image though.
     
  2. azentropy macrumors 68000

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    Nope, it is not a high enough volume product for multiple colors.
     
  3. ScottishCaptain macrumors 6502a

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    http://www.colorwarepc.com

    Apple won't do it. This is not a toy iMac that comes in 10 different happy fun colours, some complete with flower patterns.

    Colorware will probably offer a service to do it for you though. It won't be cheap, but I've seen systems personalized through them before and they do good work.

    -SC
     
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    Or the aftermarket will step up and offer them.

    I can imagine some kiosks in the mall, purple, pink,blue, and green.

    And for the status conscious, a "Bling" one encrusted with rhinestones.
     
  5. TMay macrumors 68000

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    I suspect there will be a lot of dress up accessories

    Lots of personalization is what creatives, et al, would want for their Mac Pro workstations.

    Myself, I can imagine a scale A10 Thunderbolt II with a Mac Pro in each engine nacelle hanging from my ceiling trailing Thunderbolt 2 cables to my dual 4K displays. Has a certain ring to it.

    Or maybe a sombrero. Or a semi-circular fish tank, with the Mac Pro as the heater.

    Seriously though, lots of ring thingies will be sold to organize and dock all your Apple mobile stuff on the Mac Pro. Apple may or may not be concerned about cooling the exterior, so we will have to wait.

    Certainly, watermelon color pattern decals will be popular.
     
  6. shiekh macrumors member

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    I was hoping it would be type III anodization, but that would limit it to black.
     
  7. Tesselator macrumors 601

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    Hehe, I want a carpeted one so my cat can use it as a scratching post. :)
     
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    This is actually a genius idea!
     
  9. snarfquest macrumors regular

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    I keep thinking give it a little paint job and make it look like R2D2.
     
  10. brand macrumors 601

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    I thought that this thread was a horrible idea until I saw this post. That would be a very cool case mod, probably one of the best ever. The best part is that it is almost guaranteed that someone will do it. :D
     
  11. Phonzoxd thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Umm this is a pretty great thread.
     
  12. tamvly macrumors 6502a

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    I'm sure someone will come up with a whole host of clingy "protective" sleeves. Argyle anyone?
     
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    Not that you're biased or anything!
     
  14. brand macrumors 601

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    Says the person that started it. I wouldn't expect you to think that this was a bad idea.
     
  15. NewbieCanada macrumors 68030

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    I would love a TARDIS shell to slip over my AirPort Time Capsule. It would be an easy thing to make if I were at all good at crafty stuff, but I'm not.
     
  16. brand macrumors 601

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    Damn, thats a great idea too.

    You and I have something in common. :D
     
  17. tuxon86 macrumors 65816

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    I thing if you google it you can find a paper craft version of it.
     
  18. iSee macrumors 68040

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    I apologize in advance to my fellow mr readers because my post is serious.

    A: No. But third parties will offer alternative cases to some degree.
     
  19. brand macrumors 601

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    I see no reason to apologize for that answer as it was accurate and to the point. :)
     
  20. NewbieCanada macrumors 68030

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    You're right - and thanks for introducing me to that concept. However, since the proportions of the Time Capsule and the TARDIS aren't the same, you'd need a custom version - which I bet someone will create and share.

    A version for 3D printers would be nice too.
     
  21. ActionableMango macrumors 604

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    Hmmm, I suspect there might be airflow problems with that.
     
  22. tuxon86 macrumors 65816

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    That's a good thing... It it leaked you may get stuck with a bunch of unwanted nMP mini running around and totally destroying your social life... :p
     

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