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Thoughts on the Apple 9-12-18 event.

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The Apple 9-12-18 event has no news on new Macs.
Just phones and watches. Buckets of them.

Regarding Apple computers ... just crickets. Not even vapor.

Cook is great with phones and watches (Apple's cash cows), but he is not stewarding the Mac lineup well.

Apple currently makes 7 different Macs.
2 of these are 6 years old.
5 of these 7 Macs get a "DON'T BUY" from the macrumors.com Buyers Guide, and 1 gets a "NEUTRAL".
https://buyersguide.macrumors.com/#Mac

All the newer Apple computers have problems caused by obsessing on size, even the desktops.
At that scale, components must be Soldiered, customized.
(Meaning they can not be upgraded or repaired by the average professional user.)
ifixit.com gives recent MacBookPro's a repair-ability score of 1 out of 10.
https://www.ifixit.com/laptop-repairability

Beginning to wish Apple would spin off either the iPhone section or the Macintosh section.
They are not doing both of them well.

I am writing this on my 2011 MacBook Pro. (Get off my lawn.)
 

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I agree, I was disappointed too. macOS keeps on developing nicely but not so the hardware.

What's more my Mac mini and iMac 2015 have become painfully slow. I could try prising them apart and putting in SSDs but I'd break something valuable I'm sure. And there still wouldn't be enough memory.

And therein is why Hackintoshes (and this site) are so good :thumbup:

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It just makes me sad to see the Apple hardware lineup so neglected.
It's like Apple has gone out of the computer hardware business.

The Macintosh made Apple a billion dollar company,
but iOS devices have made it a trillion dollar company.
That is their cash cow right now. Not macOS devices.

Is there ANY macOS hardware event scheduled this year?

No. Nothing so far. Not even vapor.
 
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