Apple not leading anymore?
It is very hard to write a post that will convey my true intent as for many people anything that is said against apple is pure negativity. I will do my best, because I am not here for flames.
I have many Apple products:
1. 15 " MBP 2016 that is maxed out
2. iPad Pro 10,5"
3. iPhone 6s
I have to say that I am worried for apple products, hardware to be precise. The new MBP is a step backwards. Performance wise it is no better than 2016 but it has no ports and I am in pain when I see people with dongles. It is so unatural, so un-Apple. Typically Apple was about aesthetics and user comfort. Having dongles is totally not this.
My first iPhone was 5s, which was awesome. I moved from BBerry. Then I moved to 6s, which was a great upgrade for me! I skipper the 7 as it was identical to 6s and was waiting for the new iPhone. IPhone 8 is the same design exactly. I really see no point to pay 800 usd for the same phone that will not change anything. I had massive hopes for the X, but was seriously surprised, just like in case of MBP 2017 that it is let down.
Replacing touch id (which is awesome, easy to use, intuitive, super fast, secure) to face id, which is really strange. So weird! Promise of a true edge to edge screen and yet having this ugly notch.
I have to say that Samsung (Note 8) looks more beautiful, doesn't have the notch while offering no bazels. I think Apple is not leading the pack when it comes to the hardware and design anymore. I am sure they hate the notch themselves, but as always found a way to convince a loyal crowd that it is for the good of humanity.
IPad is still the best outthere. IPhone lost it.