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Hey MC, I know, I know, that is what the reviews say. Even blowing away the 2015 MacBook! That is impressive. But I have to go to many different locations. Obtaining wireless connections is not always easy, and carrying a dongle, not a big deal, but it adds to the width of the computer, it adds to the weight (all though not by much), but most of all it adds to the inconvenience. I already carry a USB/Lightning cable to connect my iPhone when my MacBook has a problem finding it or connecting to it as a WiFi hot spot (happens far too often, so I bring the cable). I bring a separate power cable just in case power becomes an issue, and now I have to bring a $75 or perhaps more expensive dongle!

This just further clogs my computer bag that I even took in with me to the hospital when I had surgery. Office everywhere. My surgeon was so perplexed by this. He also thought it odd that I planned to spend the night in the office and walk the 2 miles to the hospital so I could sleep in longer (he convinced me to Uber it). It just becomes a mess in the front pocket.

And now I have to bend over, dig through all that stuff (that also includes at least 5 check books) and stuff that is too indescribable every time I need to hook something up!!!

It will be inevitable, I know, I know. My 2014 MacBook weighs 3.46 lbs. It is so light and well balanced that I literally, in court, can carry it one handed and use the other hand to pull up documents at a speed that has amazed some opposing attorneys. The computer is still super powerful. So no need to upgrade at present.

But yes, yes, I will eventually have to give in. Btw if you have the 13" model, yours weighs an astonishingly small 3.0 lbs! It is as light as the antiquated Air with the power of the Pro.

I will probably give this MacBook to a child one day, and upgrade to a a 2016 or newer version and of course then have the same opinion that you share.

Apple products...sigh.

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