Future 'MacBook' And 'PC' Units Will Be More Expensive Than Ever, But Why?
The Personal Computer used to be an exclusive and expensive machine, though we, as of now, know it and its laptop counterpart as a mass-market asset that most people can afford. Recently, however, the companies that molded on the personal computer, Microsoft, and Apple, gave us a glimpse of the future, and it seems like it's returning to the past: the Personal Computer is going back to being an exclusive and expensive machine.
Microsoft's Surface Pro
From Microsoft, we have the $2,999 Surface Studio, which would scale up to $4,199 when you want to upgrade the RAM to 32GB and the storage to 2TB. Also out of Redmond is an updated and upgraded Surface Book that features up to 16 hours of battery life, along with a $2,399 starting price. Again, that laptop would max out at $3,299 with added storage and memory.
Apple's MacBook Pro
Apple's all-new MacBook Pro family is universally more expensive than the one it's replacing, which is the entry-level MacBook Pro, lacking a Touch Bar, and starting at $1,499. To be able to get a Touch Bar, you need to spend at least $1,799, and if you want to go beyond 13 inches, the 15-inch MBP starts at $2,399. If you upgrade the processor and graphics and opt for 2TB of storage, you'll then reach the incredible heights of $4,299.
What's with the growing trend?
Why next-gen laptops and PC getting so expensive? Here's what some experts and analysts have in mind: Apple and Microsoft have somehow come to terms with the fact that people are starting to no want to buy PCs the same as they used to. Computers are just getting too good nowadays that most users are already satisfied with their current machine, which results in the market for new PCs to inevitably shrink.
When you can't have growth in total sales, the logical move is going to be improving the other multiplier in the profit calculation, which is the per-unit price and built-in profit margin. That has been Apple's approach for a while, and now, Microsoft is also joining in.
Why The 'MacBook Pro 2016' Hasn't Yet Killed The 'Macbook Air'?
Apple hasn't officially killed the MacBook Air just yet, but it didn't give any updates regarding the said laptop during its October event either. Instead, the company recently introduced a third MacBook Pro: the 13-inch base model that doesn't feature the new Touch Bar and is visibly thinner than last year's ultraportable MacBook Air. What does this mean for the Air line,no one truly knows.Before you think about spending money on the aging Air, you might want to check out how it competes against the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro.
MacBook Air 2016 Vs MacBook Pro 2016: Which Is A Better Apple Laptop?
On October, Apple appeared to have confirmed that it would stop updating its MacBook Air line and instead would concentrate more on its MacBook Pro line. But despite that, the Air is still on sale, which means comparing the two is essential than it ever was. We've had the smaller 12-inch MacBook, but there are little else, and frankly, no one can survive with just one port. But regardless, what's new, and which is going to be right for you, will be decided when you look at what the MacBook Pro can give you.
Why The 'MacBook Pro' Isn't Really A Pro Laptop?
According to several reports, the latest MacBook Pro 2016 has the potential to experience some unexpected problems, like flickering, glitching, and tearing in certain apps. Multiple online threads have documented these incidents. These problems make the MBP 2016 less of a Pro laptop.
MacBook Pro: In-Depth Review Of Its Pros And Cons
The MacBook Pro 2016 is truly a powerhouse. It has an excellent battery life, was almost as thin and light as the MacBook Air, but has everything that the Air didn't, like a retina display and HDMI port. But with that much features, it also cost about twice as much. So to put it simply, there are a lot to like and love, as well as to hate, about the MacBook Pro 2016. With that being said, here are two of the good and bad stuff that would truly define the MacBook Pro, whether it is worth the purchase, or worth the skip.
In-depth Review On The New 'Macbook Pro Touchbar'; Is It Worth It?
Probably the main highlight of the new MacBook Pro is the Touch Bar. It's basically an Apple Watch - which is the very same tiny processor + OLED display - that has been flattened out and stretched across the top of the keyboard. And similar to the Apple Watch during introduction, it's really hard to distinguish exactly where it is going to fit into your life
Why Apple's New 'MacBook Pro' Is Short Of Success?
If there's one recurring theme that has been through all the reviews for Apple's latest MacBook Pro laptop, it's that Apple has made a bad move. Whether it's the standardized ports of USB-C, the lack of a MagSafe power connector, or the relatively weak and pointless specifications, everyone is pretty certain that there is, indeed, something wrong with the MacBook. With that being said, here are some of the first reviews for the MacBook Pro.
Apple's New MacBook Pro Touchpad Is Useless, But Why?
A lot of people have no idea whatsoever on what Apple is trying to do with its MacBook Pro lineup. Instead of incorporating some useful features that would truly make the upcoming laptop a truly revolutionary powerful laptop, Apple is just simply fixing things that aren't even broken. When talked about what the most useless feature of the MacBook Pro is, a lot of people point towards its keyboard.
The Rebirth Of The MacBook Pro Is Set On October 27; What To Expect On Apple Event?
It has been a tradition for Apple to be releasing new Macs in a yearly manner, and this year will be no different. The MacBook Pro 2016 is highly-anticipated to be launched on the 27th of October, during an Apple event in Cupertino, entitled "Hello Again." With the upcoming event within a few days away, people are growing more and more curious about what new features will the upcoming MacBook have that will make it a truly revolutionary one
Apple MacBook Event: What To Expect?
Apple fans can shout for joy! Apple has recently announced an upcoming October 27 event, which would more likely than not, finally, introduce new macBooks to the world. The said event entitled "Hello Again" will be taking place at 1pm ET and will be live streamed by Apple on their official website. And as always in every Apple event, there will be a lot of expectations, rumors, and speculations to ponder on. Here are the biggest ones to expect.
Why The Apple MacBook 2016 Will Have No Traditional USB Ports?
Apple is reportedly removing yet another traditional feature, this time regarding its upcoming MacBook Pro 2016. Apple is rumored to be planning on removing the USB 3.0 port and the MagSafe adaptor. on its upcoming MacBook Pro 2016, as per Macotakara, the Japanese tech site that was among the first ones to make predictions about Apple intending to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7.
Apple Is One Week Away From 'MacBook Pro 2016' Launch
We are currently a week away from Apple's upcoming October 27 event, which will definitely be highlighting the most-awaited release of an all-new 13-inch MacBook Air, 13 & 15 inch MacBook Pros, and the iMac 2016. But among the mentioned machines, the MacBook Pro 2016 seems to be the one on center stage. People have been direly waiting for an MBP upgrade, and now it is within a week away. According to rumors, the MacBook Pro 2016 will be featuring a Retina display, an OLED function keys above the keyboard, Touch ID, and some upgraded internals.
Apple's iMac 2016 Challenges Microsof's Surface AIO; Specs, Price And More Revealed
Fans have been waiting for so long on the upcoming release of the latest installment of the iMac, the iMac 2016. Rumors have strongly suggested that the up and coming Apple PC will be released this October, along with some of the much-needed upgrades and enhancements. it has been reported that the iMac will come along with Intel's new Kaby Lake, a 7th gen Intel Core i7 processor. The new processor will provide the new iMac with a totally new outlook with enhanced graphics, making it a strong competitor to Microsoft's Surface AIO.
Three Reasons Why Apple Should Release New 'MacBook Pro 2016'
Apple has been a dominant PC-producing company in the past. But in recent years, it has experienced a rapid decline in its PC line. But despite it, Apple is still experiencing success on its other line of products, particularly the iPhone series and its laptop brand, the MacBook. In fact, the MacBook is arguably one of the most popular laptops used in the United States. This alone is a huge reason why Apple should consider releasing their newest MacBook, the MacBook Pro 2016, relatively sooner. Aside from that, here are 3 more reasons why Apple should consider releasing the MBP 2016 sooner than later.
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