December 16th, 2019 ×

Hasty Treat - The New MacBook Pro for Web Development


In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the new 16" MacBook Pro and how it performs as a web development machine.

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Show Notes

2:24 - Why did the old ones suck?

4:43 - What did we get and why?

  • Wes

    • 32GB RAM
    • 2.3GHz 8-core i9
    • 1TB SSD
  • Scott

    • 64GB RAM
    • 2.4GHz 8-core i9
    • 8gb AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
    • 2TB SSD

9:40 - Is it still the best?

  • The MacBook Pro is the workhorse of developers
  • Keyboard is amazing
  • Screen is even bigger
  • Esc key is back
  • Touch ID is very fast
  • Heat is good
  • Speed is very fast. Great for video editing, recording, etc...
  • Trackpad feels great

15:18 - Still not good:

  • Webcam sucks
  • Ports

16:09 - Y NAWTS:

  • Why not Windows?
  • Why not Hackintosh?
  • Why not iMac?

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