People probably know me as the Apple Fanboy because I own Every. Single. Apple. Product but people also know me for hating Apple for some of the things they do especially recently with their new products.
Now, don't get me wrong, the MacBook Pro is a fantastic laptop and it gets all the work that I need it to do especially for school, work, and personal projects. However, I haven't had to have a laptop serviced so quickly.
I have to give a testament to Apple Support because they've serviced my laptop in such a short amount of time. I walk into an Apple store, have my laptop shipped overnight to a third-party Apple Repair center, and have it shipped overnight to my home. Furthermore, the repair center actually sends me the correct laptop unlike Dell... (which is another story for another day).
Some may ask why I use a Mac over a Windows or Linux based computer. Here are the reasons why I don't use Windows or Linux:
- Windows does not have a UNIX command-line interface that supports Git, SSH, and other tools out of the box.
- Windows is not POSIX-certified or compatible out of the box without special third-party tools.
- Windows 10 is a privacy monster with a lot of bugs and issues.
- Linux does not support proprietary software such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Office 365 which I use for school and work.
At the end of the day, I am a programmer and I need the tools that I rely on to work without issues. I still use every Windows and Linux every day but they're used for their own specific applications.
I still hate the new (2017) MacBook Pro's but I will never see the perfect laptop until someone designs something that actually catches my eye. Hopefully, some day, the Linux subsystem on Windows 10 gets better.