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Jason Snell for Macworld

What’s next for the MacBook Pro? ↦

If you believe the rumors, we’re very close to the arrival of a new MacBook Pro, one that might close the door on the current generation of laptops that were first introduced three years ago. Whatever the specs are on that putative product, it’s worth taking a moment to consider what Apple’s priorities might be when designing a new generation of pro laptops.

If history is any indication, if Apple omits your favorite feature from the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro, it will be years before you’re able to even hope for a change in direction. Since I’ve learned to deal with the disappointment life can throw your way, what better time to provide a MacBook Pro priority list than right before most of these items will be invalidated?

Oh well—there’s always 2022.

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