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Apple spokesperson:

We're discontinuing the Apple Thunderbolt Display. It will be available through Apple.com, Apple's retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers while supplies last. There are a number of great third-party options available for Mac users.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2016/06/23/apple-stops-selling-thunderbolt-display/?sr_source=Twitter

Note: sorry for format. On mobile
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Good riddance I guess.
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Originally Posted by Dmitriy View Post

Good riddance I guess.
They were pretty good displays but a bit overpriced. Came with really nice features too.
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Shame that there were no proper name-brand glossy 1440p monitors besides this one.
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Shame that there were no proper name-brand glossy 1440p monitors besides this one.

There were several, but they have been replaced with 4K monitors.

If you consider mono price a name-brand place, they have these 1440p monitors with a glass panel

http://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=10489
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So what? No big deal in discontinuing old monitors. Out with the old and in with the new.

New 5K Thunderbolt Display With Integrated GPU Still in the Works

http://www.macrumors.com/2016/06/24/thunderbolt-display-integrated-gpu/



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In a tweet shared this morning, Paczkowski said he's heard from unspecified sources that a next-generation display will feature an integrated GPU, a possibility that was first bandied about in early June, ahead of WWDC.
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post #7 of 13
All AIO desktops including imacs are n00b tier ..

Color reproduction of panels actually change with TEMPERATURE.. which means, even if you measure accurate colors when the computer boots up, this factor CHANGES once it warms up..

AND it changes differently because different parts of the display run at a different temperature, so you lose uniformity..

AIO and imac are NOT truly geared for professional work which require color precision..


True professional panels are even actively cooled.. biggrin.gif This has been less of a problem with led backlit, but sticking a hot cpu and gpu behind it brings BACK the heat shift problem..
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Originally Posted by tp4tissue View Post

All AIO desktops including imacs are n00b tier ..

Color reproduction of panels actually change with TEMPERATURE.. which means, even if you measure accurate colors when the computer boots up, this factor CHANGES once it warms up..

AND it changes differently because different parts of the display run at a different temperature, so you lose uniformity..

AIO and imac are NOT truly geared for professional work which require color precision..


True professional panels are even actively cooled.. biggrin.gif This has been less of a problem with led backlit, but sticking a hot cpu and gpu behind it brings BACK the heat shift problem..

Guess you missed the part where this is about a monitor, not an iMac, or any other kind of AIO.
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post #9 of 13
I wish Apple started selling premium gaming monitors so we finally could for the first time buy something that doesn't come plagued with issues like with Asus, Acer ETC... And that also came without the dang Matte film.
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Originally Posted by zooterboy View Post

Guess you missed the part where this is about a monitor, not an iMac, or any other kind of AIO.

Ha, some people on here just have rants ready to go it seems.
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