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    Default The State of Apple Macbooks

    As a Macbook owner, I cant help but shake my head at the direction where Apple is going with their notebooks.

    The Macbook i currently own, has removable hdd, removable ram, lan port, many usb ports, sd card slot and dgpu.

    Compared to the most recent Macbooks.... WHAT IS APPLE DOING?

    The most recent Macbooks has only one usb port, hdd is soldered on to the board and the ram is soldered onto the board.

    As techies are we really ok with this?

    I sure am not
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    The Macbook i currently own, has removable hdd, removable ram, lan port, many usb ports, sd card slot and dgpu.
    Must be an very old (2 years old in Apple speak) MacBook.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gW33Zy View Post
    Must be an very old (2 years old in Apple speak) MacBook.
    Function over form for me.
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    You need to move up to a Surface Book. Apple is getting too cocky these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alliance4life View Post
    You need to move up to a Surface Book. Apple is getting too cocky these days.
    I have a surface. It is nice with win 10
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    Tim Cook is destroying the apple. A whole 2 bites has now gone out of that apple.
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    Apple took away the important ports and expect people to live the dongle life. You can't take away with SD card port without delivering an alternative.

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    I am ok with it. Apple is too powerful now for you to stop them. Enjoy your yearly update phones and free apps. I like the touch bar through - REVOLUTIONARY!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pezz View Post
    As a Macbook owner, I cant help but shake my head at the direction where Apple is going with their notebooks.

    The Macbook i currently own, has removable hdd, removable ram, lan port, many usb ports, sd card slot and dgpu.

    Compared to the most recent Macbooks.... WHAT IS APPLE DOING?

    The most recent Macbooks has only one usb port, hdd is soldered on to the board and the ram is soldered onto the board.

    As techies are we really ok with this?

    I sure am not
    I was shocked when i saw a review it's innovative and stupid at the same damn time and seeing how it's not upgradable pretty much means people have to by the newer version in a year maybe less.

    Quote Originally Posted by owen View Post
    I am ok with it. Apple is too powerful now for you to stop them. Enjoy your yearly update phones and free apps. I like the touch bar through - REVOLUTIONARY!
    Yeah the touch bar ting is revolutionary but everything else is just pure nonsense for the people who they claim to be targeting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pezz View Post
    As a Macbook owner, I cant help but shake my head at the direction where Apple is going with their notebooks.

    The Macbook i currently own, has removable hdd, removable ram, lan port, many usb ports, sd card slot and dgpu.

    Compared to the most recent Macbooks.... WHAT IS APPLE DOING?

    The most recent Macbooks has only one usb port, hdd is soldered on to the board and the ram is soldered onto the board.

    As techies are we really ok with this?

    I sure am not
    I agree 100% with you. This is getting ridiculous now; the direction Apple going now. They sure are not targeting me with this shift away from multi port design.
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