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I really hate that I can never remember if this screen means “your Mac is charging” or “please plug your Mac in”. There’s no sound cue. No lights on the case. No lights on the cord. Just this damn screen.

I miss the MagSafe plug and its multicolored light that told you if you were charging or completely full. I miss the little button on the side with a row of tiny holes with lights that you could press to see your charge level without even opening the computer.

@anthracite on the iPad that screen means 'not enough power to turn on', at least. Critical charge levels.

@Jacel

I just always remember that there's another version where it shows a cable and I can never remember if that is saying "HEY PLUG ME IN" or not, it really needs some kind of animation to say "yes you have plugged me in but I need a little more juice before I can wake up". This photo was with it plugged in, in that annoying space where I'm not sure if the cable is loose or something.

Maddening.

@anthracite Getting rid of Magsafe made no sense to me. To the point where when I last got a macbook air I purposfully got the Older version of it, with the magsafe and the good keyboard. I don't understand why they'd remove functionality like that

@marlfuchs Magsafe is the only charger I've ever seen to justify being proprietary.

@marlfuchs

ALL PORTS MUST BE REMOVED

THE PERFECT COMPUTER IS A FEATURELESS SLAB WITH NO OPENINGS TO LET SUSPICIOUS FLUIDS INSIDE OR DATA OUT

@marlfuchs

(Also it IS nice to be able to dock/undock my laptop to the desk with one plug that carries power/usb/hdmi video-audio, that's a plus - especially because I have very carefully made sure the cables are Out Of Cat Reach.)

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