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Apple's Gold MacBook: What's There to Know?
Apple's new MacBook will start shipping on April 10: are you excited? It's no doubt a pretty device (it comes in gold!) but it does raise some questions because of big changes to the design of the device.
There's a lot that's exciting people about this MacBook, but there are a few things that really stand out to me!
- Single USB-C connector port: supplies power, connects to USB devices, connects to another display
- 13.1mm at thickest point
- Improved Keyboard: 40% thinner, wider keys, doesn't flex or move when tapped
- Three colors: gold, silver and space gray
- Super Lightweight: 2lbs. That's it.
- Higher Res Screen
There's also somethings missing from this. Like the ability to charge your MacBook and play to an external screen or charge another device at one time. And a good camera (the web cam on here is only 480p, a downgrade from previous laptops).
Who wants one? What are people thinking of them?
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Super excited about the weight and the keyboard but nooo thank you to the gold (I'm sticking to the silver pls!) and crappier webcam!
I am not going to rain on anyone's parade, but I can't seem to understand Apple's strategy here. Why single USB ports? Why a worse camera? Apple stands for innovation, right? This kinda goes against that ingrained mission.
@marshalledgar I'm really not sure why the worse webcam. The single port, at least, I can see how its innovative even if not practical.