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Comment Re:In the Apple Store... (Score 1) 212

That's a very good car analogy and it illustrates a deeper issue I have with the situation. Replacing an existing model with a new design that doesn't fill the same niche, leaving the users who relied on that device to perform that particular function high and dry. Apple has been getting worse and worse about it, like they're abandoning the entirety of the market that bought the devices because of their wide range of capabilities to target users who don't. I don't like it at all.

Comment Re:In the Apple Store... (Score 1) 212

No, it's not okay, and I would never recommend it. But if someone thinks it's okay, then keep it on the iPad, don't do that crap on a real computer.
You don't need to buy the absolutely top end tablet. Jesus, the whole point of using the iPad in this context is that you don't need the capabilities of a full computer.
The MacBook is not a tablet alternative, the tablet is a MacBook alternative. Let's not let them screw things up by giving them THAT idea.
It's been really strange to me that Apple hasn't converged them when so many other OEMs have added touch capabilities to their PCs. Apple is slacking on this one big time. The iMac should have had touch before the HP TouchSmart, now Microsoft's Surface Studio has dropped and includes stylus support and Apple only just got their Pencil out but it requires the higher end iPad. Strange thing, this current market.

Comment Re:In the Apple Store... (Score 1) 212

The thing that really got me was the first one they released with USB-C, the one that has a single USB-C port.
They released a Mac that you have to unplug to plug anything else into. It hurts so bad.
I spend a lot time working a computer repair shop, we've only had one come through so far.
It needed data restored from a dead Mac, and to be backed up to an external hard drive.
This involved charging it fully, unplugging it while we attempted to migrate data from the hard drive of the dead Mac in an enclosure, plugging it back in to charge it up again, unplugging it to create the backup on the external drive.
I really love the idea of having a Universal Serial Bus port that we can plug anything and everything into.
But if the machine only has one of those ports, they've missed the entire fucking point.

Comment Re:"Gay Culture" is blind devotion then? (Score 1) 636

That's a great example of taking a completely innocuous thing and making it a major race issue. The guy was reading a book about defeating the Klan and was charged with racial harassment for reading it.

But that's a completely different thing than painting all illegal Mexican immigrants as rapists, murderers, and thieves. That's not actually a stretch to interpret as racist. At all.

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