So Do I Want A MacBook Pro?

So far, I’ve “defended” the new MacBook Pro on the whole dongle non-issue, and the limitations imposed by the hardware Apple selected. Do I like this machine or not? Do I want one or not? Part of me wants one, but part of me wants to wait. There are plenty of shortcomings on this machine to give cause for concern.

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What Hardware Limitations?

Continuing on the theme of the new MacBook Pro, let’s explore the whole “it uses old hardware” and “it’s limited memory” issues. The hypocrisy of some people on this topic is astounding, to say the least.

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What Dongle Hell?

Okay, I’m going to go over this again: of all the flaws in the new MacBook Pro, going all Thunderbolt 3/USB-C wasn’t one of them. The overreaction to “all those dongles”, or “living in dongle hell” has gone beyond stupid. There is plenty to complain about in the new machine. The whole “all those dongles” thing isn’t one of them. The cost? Well, I can get behind that. The number of parts? Sorry, total crap.

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