So when your SSD (or any other soldered parts) broke off, you have to throw the laptop in the garbage?? (e-waste recycling is just an illusion... everything is sent to Hong-Kong and sent to the trash). And what about extending the life of your laptop by upgrading some parts of it? Apple is the biggest e-waste producer on the planet. It's a shame! And all those Hipster defending the planet with their iPhone in their pockets!
IRC is difficult for programmers to use?! What?! I hope you are joking.
Any other REAL "pro" laptop will do the job. You know laptops with USB, HDMI,
The problem is not the access to the USB drive but the easy access to the data. Only a printer is required to steal data mass data (or a pen/paper if you're really motivated!).
As a freelancer, I can assure you that in all insurance companies I worked as a contractor I had access to the WHOLE clients databases easily : Samba drives on production server open to everyone, access to production databases (like every other IT employees in the company), services exposes wide open (REST/SOAP services, app server communication channel (WebLogic t3 for example),
USB devices is not the problem. Easy access to data for everyone in the company is the problem.
No decent email client? What do you need in addition to : read, write, reply and forward email?
Really!! A f***ing selfie in a voting booth?! Get a life!
Is it just me that don't want to put my finger on my screen? When I work on a computer, I like having my screen CLEAN without any finger prints on it!
Bulky? Now you will need to dongle to convert USB to USB-C. That's bulky!
Orientation specific? So what? Electrical outlet (3-prong) are orientation specific.Did this rally bother you ?
Obsolete? Seriously? I don't know on which planet you live on.
Did you try Babun (http://babun.github.io/)? It add a packaging system to Cygwin and provide a nicer shell.
My GMC Sierra (most basic model with only 4x4 option) automatically connect with my phone with Bluetooth. Just sayin'.
They are removing the code from the "automatic email forwarding" that also send a copy to the NSA.
Is it just me or HTML spec start to be a f***ing mess? Google, Apple, Microsoft,
I always debated this with people that think that everything must be digital because "dead-tree stuff is bad and will kill our planet (tm)". Come on! First trees are renewable and I prefer having papers and books in a landfield than laptop, cell, TV, batteries,
PS: Sorry for my English quality.
I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder. -- M. Gallaher