I Choose You, Macbook Pro…2015

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In the end, I couldn’t justify the $4K end price configuration for the new Macbook Pro. I’ve been on the fence. I mean, who doesn’t want to get the shiniest, newest model? But, there were some things that I couldn’t get past:

  1. Touchbar with ID sensor. it’s not a compelling enough feature. maybe it will be 3 iterations down the line, but at it’s early inception, I can’t imagine making use of it.
  2. elimination of USB ports. I don’t want to live in dongle-land given that I use a lot of USB devices
  3. no more MagSafe. I trip over the power adapter cable so often that it’s a must-have. why would Apple get rid of that?

So,  the 2015 model it is!

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