The rumor: To fill the gap between Mac mini and Mac Pro, Apple is developing a new desktop called “Mac Studio,” according to 9to5Mac (82.4% accurate).

What you should know…

  • Apple is working on 2 options: one with a M1 Max chip and another with a new chip more powerful than M1 Max
  • Internally known as J375, the upcoming Mac desktop doesn’t have a known release date but could ship alongside a new 7K “Apple Studio Display” that is also in the works

Sam’s take: This might be the most exciting Mac news we’ve heard since Apple officially announced their transition to Apple Silicon in mid-2020. An all-new Mac desktop? When’s the last time we got one of those? And it would make a lot of sense to fill the gap between the low-end Mac mini and high-end Mac Pro desktops…