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Marco Arment: How Apple Could Fix the MacBook Pro

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Marco Arment: How Apple Could Fix the MacBook Pro

By Josh Centers
http://tidbits.com/article/17648

Developer Marco Arment has some ideas for how Apple could restore the current MacBook Pro to the glory of the 2015 model. If nothing else, Arment suggests that Apple return to scissor key switches, since the butterfly switches in the current keyboards are disliked by many, unreliable, and expensive to repair. He also proposes removing the Touch Bar, a return to “inverted-T” arrow keys, more ports to reduce dongle dependency, better and more affordable first-party USB-C hubs, and chargers that bring back the charging LED and cable management arms. We agree with Arment, though it’s impossible to know if Apple is open to hearing and responding to such criticisms from the community.

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Re: TidBITS: Marco Arment: How Apple Could Fix the MacBook Pro

Bertrand Morin
For one, I agree with the comment. Those are the reasons why 
I bought an MacBook Air instead of a Pro. Apple should listen and react positivily, instead of pushing things that are not wanted, nor desired. Give us the speed and other good characteristics.
Bertrand

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Marco Arment: How Apple Could Fix the MacBook Pro

This article was just published by TidBITS and sent to you at your request.

Marco Arment: How Apple Could Fix the MacBook Pro

By Josh Centers
http://tidbits.com/article/17648

Developer Marco Arment has some ideas for how Apple could restore the current MacBook Pro to the glory of the 2015 model. If nothing else, Arment suggests that Apple return to scissor key switches, since the butterfly switches in the current keyboards are disliked by many, unreliable, and expensive to repair. He also proposes removing the Touch Bar, a return to “inverted-T” arrow keys, more ports to reduce dongle dependency, better and more affordable first-party USB-C hubs, and chargers that bring back the charging LED and cable management arms. We agree with Arment, though it’s impossible to know if Apple is open to hearing and responding to such criticisms from the community.

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