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Discussion on: You Probably Don't Need a Mac

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gfabrizi

On my desktop sits a macbook air (used only for testing on Safari) with the infamous butterfly keyboard... you can't imagine how much i hate that "superior build quality" keyboard.
For data privacy in linux you can encrypt your hd. No one can unlock it without credentials, you don't depend on Apple/Microsoft/Google/etc.. for you privacy right

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Matt Waler

The new lineup of Mac's have entirely purged the butterfly keys, I'll agree with you that those were not superior in any way shape or form. However, the sturdiness and machining on the rest of the laptops, especially now with fixed keyboards, are unmatched (in my opinion, I understand that is relative).

You can also encrypt your HD on MacOS is well!

Also, as a web developer, it's difficult to beat out simulator for testing ALL the possible iOS devices in an almost-native-like environment!

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