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2016-12-03

A programmer evaluates the MacBook Pro (Touch Bar)

I got my new MacBook Pro this week. These are my first impressions of the machine. I’ve moved from a MacBook Air 13" to a MacBook Pro 13".

My dream notebook would have been a 13" version of the 12" MacBook. It’s a shame that Apple didn’t introduce such a machine, but I understand the decision to keep things simple. Accordingly, I changed the planning for my setup:

  • from iMac plus MacBook
  • to MBP plus LG UltraFine 5K display (as a docking station).

One benefit of this switch is that I won’t have to wait until new iMacs come out in order to have a large high-resolution display at home.