New Macbook Pro requires adapter to plug in your iPhone 7

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The models of the MacBook Pros were announced earlier today.

New features such as the Touch Bar and Touch ID incorporated into the device is much welcomed along with a lighter footprint.

However, there is one thing that Apple forgot to add – a full USB port!  Meaning that your current cables to plug your iDevice will require an adapter.  Also, if you’re like me and like a long lasting mouse, you have one with a USB connector – you’ll need a new mouse as well or – an adapter.  What you will get in lieu of the old ports is four Thunderbolt 3.  Use an ethernet cable?  You’ll need an adapter for that as well!

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Apple has been removing features that it considers archaic to streamline its designs, but I think this is a bit ridiculous.  Other sleek designs have maintained an full USB port – ahem – Surface Pro series, Surface Book lineup, and more.  The lack of the 3.5mm jack is one of the reasons why I returned my the iPhone 7 Plus.

While millions of people will buy this anyway and like Apple cares what I have to say – but I will be speaking with my money and will not be buying a new MacBook Pro either.  The older 15″ model will get a drastic price cut and I think I’m still a 3.5mm headphone jack and a full USB kinda guy.

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Max Sandoval

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Founder of Asian Geek Squad, Max loves tech, travel and desserts. Oh yeah, and he's learning Spanish (finalmente!)