Lucas Weeks

He had made many pilgrims princes, though by nature they were beggars born…

A Few Thoughts on the 2016 MacBook Pro Updates

The recent announcement from Apple about their new computers was disappointing to me. I’m always trying to figure out how to get the best bang for my Apple buck, and I so I put together this chart. A few observations: The response has been unlike anything I’ve seen, and almost entirely negative. (Here’s the best roundup I’ve found.) Basically, Apple took an incredibly long time to release computers that are much more expensive and whose actual processing power is underwhelming. If you’re looking to save money on a Mac, you should buy refurbished/used/old models, an iPad or a MacBook Air Apple’s trackpads are still way ahead of the pack, and this update only increases that lead. Read more →