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unknownorigin said:did i miss something? i thought they recently had a ton of layoffs in their “channel retail” sector and i could’ve sworn appleinsider reported on it…
So yeah looks like you missed something.
9secondkox2 said:Tomorrow is the press release launch of the M2 based MacBook Pros.Nothing crazy, but definitely needed.
Apple wants $600 to replace the battery in my MBP (late 2016). There’s no reason why memory and storage can’t be plug and play as it used to be.
While I am not for this legislative move, I can see why if the industry is moving to a standard anyway. I am sure anyone that used the pre-smartphone cell phones can explain, each company and often each model of phone could have a different charging cable.
My issue with this is the current draft is to refined and I agree limits innovation.
I would have included these types of alternatives:
1. Where the device is exclusively charged through a cabled charger, the accepting charging port shall be a USB-C port.
2. Where the device is exclusively charged through wireless charging, the device shall be able to be charged utilizing the QI protocol.
3. Where the device has a proprietary charging port, the device shall have the ability to be charged through either of the aforementioned means, in addition to the proprietary port.
4. Notwithstanding the standards and protocols stated within, ………