Some notes: 1. Even if the UI is improved to enable better usage, it goes without saying that app compatibility must remain. 2. Many of the comments, while excellent, looked at the symptoms, not the underlying cause. I believe the situation is parallel to the original Mac in 1984. After the early adopters were done being wowed, the original Mac quickly began to fail. The Mac Plus (1986) saved the day with a megabyte of RAM, a SCSI port and a plan forward to eventually add an internal hard disk. Products must grow to expand the audience and meet their…
aardman: The Business Insider report that I linked to (the third unnumbered bullet) answers that question.
iJack: I've seen different numbers. I'd previously seen 15 Mbps and linked to one that compared the U.S. to other countries. 33 Mbps sounds really high.
Hey guys: I just edited the article to eliminate the pagination until the real fix is made. It was my fault.
geoduck: Fabulous take on Siri.
Jamie: Recall the "Biggs Dictum" that I dubbed the other day.
aardman: NiceIy stated! I couldn't have said it better myself.
Here's a nice discussion of the potential of USB-C over at Macrumors. http://www.macrumors.com/2015/03/10/usb-c-12-inch-macbook/
webjprgm: By the way, when a tech writer says his/her computer is getting old, that doesn't mean "it's too slow." Rather, it means that "it's no longer possible to engage in and write about current Apple technologies" with that computer.
webjprgm: Customers only need to re-buy adapters if they're convinced the MacBook is preferable to an MBA or MacBook Pro. It's a choice, not a disaster.