Desktops and Notebooks: Apple's Mac Line: 10 Flaws the Company Needs to Fix

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2012-07-13 Print this article Print
Where's the 4G?

Where's the 4G?

Apple has brought 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) service to its new iPad, and chances are, the wireless technology will be coming to the iPhone 5 when that launches later this year. Why isn't the company doing the same with its MacBook Pro line? Mobile connectivity is the future. Apple should know that.
Apple has established itself as the benchmark in the hardware industry. The company's products are viewed simply as the best of the best, and all other competitors, like Dell, Samsung and Hewlett-Packard, are left to hope that they can eventually catch up. All the while, though, those who actually buy Apple's products and use them, realize that there are some major flaws that must be overcome. That's especially true in Apple's Mac line, where the company is offering everything from its formerly high-powered Mac Pro to a Retina display-equipped MacBook Pro. Even the Mac Mini still sits on store shelves and delivers what many believe is a too-underpowered experience for the price. Whatever the case, there are several flaws in Apple's Mac line. And maybe it's time for Apple to start fixing what's wrong. With that in mind, here's a look at what flaws are impacting Apple's Mac line, and how the company should address them sooner rather than later. This is not only for Apple's good, but for the good of its customers.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at

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