I had to use my older MacBook Pro to be able to get this pic since I still don't have the SD card dongle. COURAGE :)
why did you buy it.
Same thoughts here.
Also, people seem to forget that an older gen of MacBook Pros would basically be the same picture without the dongles: lot's of cables connected to MacBook Pro, except the latter would be thicker and more chunky.
You do realize that most of these are peripherals are going to be USB type c within a year right? The same happened when Apple started using USB for keyboards when the rest of the world was using I/O inputs. Constantly berating the choices Apple has made is a bit circle-jerky and doesn't contribute to the design community at all.
I know, Adam. I mean... I bought the damn thing. That doesn't mean I can't have a bit of fun of the current situation, though.
Should designers have fun?
Of course not, that would be an oxymoron. Or maybe I'm just a moron.
No, you're an ox, y'moron.
bro, do u even meme?
Maybe they will, but I don't plan to change all my stuff in one year. The change is too drastic. Maybe 2 usual and 2 type c would've led to a smoother transition.
And if they are so confident on changing the trends, why not use a type c for iPhone 7 too. It's just ridiculous that you need a dongle just to connect it to your new MacBook.
Yeah, let's dump and rebuy all of our keyboard, mice, cameras, displays...
Yepp. Replacing perfectly functioning devices just because it requires a dongle seems like a responsible way to meet the future. #irony
I/O Keyboards were perfectly functioning too.
most of these are peripherals are going to be USB type c within a year right
Holy shit that's a hell of an optimistic prophecy.
You honestly think within a year Wacom et al will ship a USB-C Cintiq? To satisfy THE LATEST VERSION OF ONE LAPTOP, FROM ONE MANUFACTURER when a massive number of their customers are not even working on laptops let alone apple ones.
How do you like the touch bar? Is it useful or just a gimmick?
There are bunch of reviews already that basically come down to this: depends on the app. For some, it's useful. For others, not so much. It will all depend on how app designers take advantage of it and understand the users.
I definitely forsee an interesting future for the Mac, so not a gimmick.
(This is all without having actually seen one in person so I may change my mind.)
Nice dongle collection. Do they have names?
Would ya look what we 'ave here!
Everything will be wireless one day...nobody knows when.
I ordered one of these from Satechi to my new Macbook Pro (which I haven't gotten yet obviously...) This actually will make my everyday docking a bit easier. Currently I plug in five cables to my old Macbook Air every morning when I get to the office.
Oh my god, you need to use a dongle to connect a device...wait for it... that you were already going to connect to your computer. The horror. How dare Apple not force everyone to make their devices completely wireless. I get people dislike dongles but you were going to connect all this shit to your computer regardless, so who cares if you need to add a .3m dongle to make it happen. You make this sound like it requires a degree in astrophysics to complete the task. And WTF?!? You connected a DVI or VGA device to your MBP because? You were going to need a converter for this anyway so it's safe to say this doesn't really count. If Apple waited for manufacturers to convert everything to USB-C we'd be waiting for a very long time. I for one applaud Apple for pushing standards forward.
Shit, I just realized the headphone jack is on the right side now? :(
Yup. Such an odd choice.
Those stickers tho. Gotta get me a sketch sticker
Yo guys need to chill.
Why not connect all that to the cinema display and run one adapter? (honest question lol)
Ah hell no.
What devices are connected? I'm guessing one of them is an Apple Cinema Display. And the black one on the right is probably a printer?
How about the serial port? Who uses those nowadays?
Left: - Cintiq 21 - Thunderbolt Display .
Right: - Headphones - USB to Cintiq - USB to iPhone + Power .
Can't you run your USB devices off the thunderbolt display ports?
Well sure, but then the picture wouldn't have been as funny. ;)
Fors some reason the thunderbolt display doesn't recognize the USB from a Cintiq, so I do have to connect it directly to the computer. But yeah, the iPhone USB is totally unnecessary on the computer but I still need to use that port for power :)
"The most powerful and versatile port ever."
Wondering why hasn't anyone asked this before – Do you miss the tactile "esc" button?
Made me chuckle :)
Lots of peripherals you have there. Until everything switches to USB-C next year, why didn't you at least get a single, nice, and tidy hub?