Why oh why did Apple kill MagSafe? (followup)

The most user-hostile act of the Tim Cook/Jony Ive era.


apple magsafe kill followupFrom The Verge, the day the first MacBooks without MagSafe power adaptors went on sale:

MagSafe was one of those tiny but brilliant innovations that made you question how no one else had thought of it yet. Rather than having a power cable get locked into a laptop — leading to the possibility of someone tripping over the cable and yanking the computer onto the floor — Apple’s MagSafe cables attached magnetically; strong enough to hold on, but weak enough that they’d rip off instead of taking a computer with them.

My take: A step backward.

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