Before You Buy a Mac, Watch This Video

  • Published on Jun 6, 2018
  • PCMag's Matt Buzzi and Sascha Segan (who has used Macs for 27 years) lay into the major flaws in the current Mac laptop lineup.
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Comments • 865

  • Pepijn Velthuis
    Pepijn Velthuis Day ago

    This is just making fun of apple.. ._.

  • Underground Raiload TV show in Chicago

    I use a PC from Chicago, IL

  • Lstwrld
    Lstwrld 26 days ago +8

    He protec
    He attacc
    But most importantly
    Watch this before you buy a mac

  • AxLi Music
    AxLi Music 26 days ago

    The only thing since 2015 that I can buy its a Big MAC! 😂😂😂 For real now... Right now I wanna switch to Macbook from Windows. But I want to switch for a Macbook beacuse of the operating system(less viruses, no regedits etc), no drivers, and no ASIO, people forget that. Sometimes you have to pay extra not for a visible thing but for easier workflow. So 2018 or 2019 macbook? No 2015 pls(used one)

  • Charles Ward
    Charles Ward 27 days ago

    Wanna hear a joke?

    Mac users

  • Jamie Coats
    Jamie Coats Month ago

    I think you need to show a comparable Windows laptop which is the same size and same battery life, without this you are just moaning but no direct comparison. I did not find this interesting or useful . I need better so won’t subscribe.

  • Avery Meyrose
    Avery Meyrose Month ago

    this video is depressing to watch

  • Steadyawake
    Steadyawake Month ago +4

    It's 2019 and I just bought a sealed 2015 MACBOOK PRO

    • siva sai
      siva sai Month ago

      How is it? even I'm planning to buy? but I'm afraid if it will be outdated

  • clorofilazul
    clorofilazul Month ago

    Will they (Apple) reverse this path? I hope so.

  • German Montana
    German Montana Month ago

    Just stopped me from making a big mistake 😂

  • Goose
    Goose 2 months ago +1

    I own my 2014 mid 13 macbook pro and i cherish it.

  • Tech Guru
    Tech Guru 2 months ago

    I don't think any of these rants make sense... Windows guy ranting on Mac, a Mac guy who is too scared to upgrade ranting about the speed etc.. there's not much brands out there making their own hardware and integrating it seemlesly with their own software... There are no other laptop out there with the form factor of a Mac that can challenge it... Yes you guys got it graphics wise but other than that what is there, all the others have "U processors" can't outperform...and that's why all these guys doing reviews own Macs

  • Dennis Desmarais
    Dennis Desmarais 2 months ago

    Apple doesn’t get a penny of my cash. Apple is all about money now. Sad

  • Zed King
    Zed King 2 months ago

    Great video and thanks for the heads up , I will look for older models.:)

  • pepe hdez hdez
    pepe hdez hdez 2 months ago

    I love my 2018 macbook pro with touchbar idk why people say they are bad

  • Brad Evans
    Brad Evans 2 months ago

    Hope Apple and Tim Cook watch this...

  • Yerlin Morel
    Yerlin Morel 2 months ago

    1.6k dislikes.. dumb apple fans

  • mae chia
    mae chia 2 months ago +1

    dont worry guys
    2019 UltraMacBook with touch screen.
    excited to have the world first touch screen notebook

    • Dark A3ther
      Dark A3ther 2 months ago

      I think Dell has something to say about that.

    • Yerlin Morel
      Yerlin Morel 2 months ago

      Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahaa as always

  • David LaRue
    David LaRue 2 months ago

    OMG! Are you guys saying Apple products cost more than windows boxes of the same speed!?!?!? HOLY COW! This is cutting edge news! Good thing I watched this!

  • Royal Mason
    Royal Mason 2 months ago

    I'm sure you know a lot and I'd like to know what you know but your banter just makes it too darn hard to follow you. If only you'd just say what you mean and leave the entertaining chit chat to someone else.

  • Shakil Ahamed
    Shakil Ahamed 2 months ago

    I agree! And I’m gonna buy tomorrow 😢 I don’t know why I still want to buy it! But I really want 😂😂 is it funny?

  • Vlad Smith
    Vlad Smith 2 months ago

    quick!! put an apple in his mouth

  • Zahidur Rahman
    Zahidur Rahman 2 months ago

    if you think what I said is right leave a like

  • Zahidur Rahman
    Zahidur Rahman 2 months ago +2

    not a good video. the new mac book air 2018 is amazing its keyboard is so good it makes my typing way faster that's helpful because I have to finish my work quick it's really good so I want you to do a review on that and let's see how many negative comments you have on that.

  • Katelin Cloke
    Katelin Cloke 2 months ago

    If. Macs where $700 or less then I might get one. But not at the moment.

  • arbjful
    arbjful 3 months ago +1

    I have a Macbook pro mid 2012 model 13 inch. I have upgraded the RAM and the SSD. It l serves my purpose very well, I don't need insanely powerful laptops for my job anyway. The MBP is anyway fast enough

    • Stacko Fiasco
      Stacko Fiasco Month ago

      I had the same but it just died one day and a new cable didn't fix it. Watched a video on how t change the battery which I thought. you couldn't do but it looked easy enough so I did it and it didn't work either.....but meantime youtube kept playing and when I saw the one on the ssd and more ram I thought yeah. So that's what I´m doing. Buying 2 more for music production, home entertainment,parts whatever. With the firewire, thunderbolt, ethernet, usb, xsd card reader it´s convenient flexible will be way fast enough and cheap. b tw the headphone jack is also infrared digital audio. Can even watch movies on dvd´s with multi language subtitles. I´m with you Mr arbjful

  • Elijah Mathurin
    Elijah Mathurin 3 months ago

    I learned nothing from this

  • Sean
    Sean 3 months ago

    Go to a coffee shop in silicon valley, you will see 90% of the people there are pumping out code on their Mac, not their windows. As bad as Apple has gotten with their hardware, it will never amount to microsoft refusing to ditch the DOS kernel for a unix like kernel, and people that write software take note.

  • Lam Cao
    Lam Cao 3 months ago

    Wow every single macbook video always has so many negative/hateful comment. I think if you guys dont like Macs ignore them to see what happend with them in the future. Innovation is not sth you can see in a short period so just shut up and wait. Ohh humanity :((

  • ha17h3m
    ha17h3m 3 months ago +2

    Before you buy a mac , DON'T

  • Peter Vladimir Møller
    Peter Vladimir Møller 3 months ago

    Shut up..
    Horrible vid guys i am so shamed to watch this.. Sadly you got a dislike from me..

  • Mahnoor Lodhi
    Mahnoor Lodhi 3 months ago

    Opinions on refurbished Mac laptops (ie MacBook pro 2015)?

    JULIUS K 3 months ago +1

    I literally just watched the dumbest video in TheXvid so far...

  • Hang Tran
    Hang Tran 3 months ago

    Where is the teeth....

  • Chris Nagel
    Chris Nagel 3 months ago

    Ryzen 2 or 3 apu anyone?

  • Михаил СКОРБЕЖ

    Oh no, I see you banned by Tim Apple, lol.))

  • Eric Rosenwald
    Eric Rosenwald 3 months ago

    “The Touch Bar doesn’t add functionality.” Ugh, if you don’t use it or need, it doesn’t. If you do, it’s great. It’s subjective. There’s almost no accounting for the needs of a diverse group of users. It may be the case that most don’t like it. But that doesn’t mean it’s objectively bad. If you don’t like it, I love to hear why. But it’s not a right or wrong issue, and ridiculous statements like “it doesn’t add functionality” are useless and untrue.
    I’m not surprised, though. Just more arrogant commentary from another narcissistic tech expert.

  • sharon mcgowan
    sharon mcgowan 3 months ago

    I’ve only ever used Apple, I have iPhone, iPad mini, the latest 12.6” iPad and have a MacBook Pro late 2011. I’m looking to change my laptop this year and for the first time I’m considering changing to HP Spectre.
    I really don’t like the Apple keyboard or track pad and to be honest I’m getting board with the sameness and don’t think the price warrants my loyalty!

  • Kevin Orr
    Kevin Orr 4 months ago

    Decent content, but constantly talking over each other and yelling makes this segment sound like an ESPN show even fewer people care about. Stop yelling. Teenage girls aren’t funny.

  • Patrick McDonald
    Patrick McDonald 4 months ago

    Quality < Profits

  • africansnow
    africansnow 4 months ago +5

    Jeeeesus sooooo much lame commentary just get to the bloody point. I'm literally here because of the title not for your life story. Didn't make it past 3 mins. Next.

  • Matthew Featherston
    Matthew Featherston 4 months ago

    I was going to get a new mac, however I felt like I got a much better deal with a Mid 2012 MacBook Pro just for the fact it has all the ports and an iCore7 processor with a keyboard that is not going to go out on me...Not to mention the power safety chord that it came with and also the fact that I only paid $400 to buy it.... Please Apple come out with a "Classic" MacBook Pro that has all these features, but with updated specs we will all love you for it

  • Rudy Yocum
    Rudy Yocum 4 months ago

    You guys are so wrong, I will never pay for a Windows Laptop over 500.00. I LOVE MY MAC. Keyboard is fine and I even DJ with a MAC. G-4 was my first one and will never ever ever use a Windows Laptop for DJng. I only own a Windows laptop to help my friends when they have problems. (Paid $125.00 for my last one)

  • niks gee
    niks gee 4 months ago

    That 12 inch looks like a tablet with a keyboard attached.

  • Corey Ayers
    Corey Ayers 4 months ago

    Do they ever say anything important? I gave up after 1:55 of babbling

  • Present Trend Production
    Present Trend Production 4 months ago +1

    If Mac prices are low in India i bet India will change every windows pc into mac

  • Present Trend Production
    Present Trend Production 4 months ago +2

    In India Mac user are like rich people . Like real rich. Mac Prices are so high in India . Its like we can buy a new bike instead of mac.

  • Usman Akhtar
    Usman Akhtar 4 months ago +1

    I have 2017 macbook pro 15".(aprox $3700 cdn).
    After almost 15 months laptop turned down while i was using, i took it to apple store. They told me we have to change somthing related to power for $150. I was agree but next day i received call from apple store and they were asking my my permission to change logic board. I was mad and refued to give him permission. I went to apple store to pickup my laptop. I asked the guy are you going to change all hardware, he said no, but we are not %100 sure what is the problem with laptop. But yes may b logic board for $1100. And you will lose all data.
    I pickup laptop without repair. And next day i give it to my friend who fixed my macbook pro 15" 2017 within 1 hour without losing data. Waoo
    I will never buy apple products again
    And last thing is there anyone who can hire my friend. He is jobless genius living in toronto..

  • jedics
    jedics 4 months ago

    How do you turn the best all round value product ever designed by a company into a mediocre over priced one inside a decade? Give control to shareholders and accountants.......
    This video reflects the feelings of millions of two decade old Mac users the world over, this is what happens to a company when those more concerned with money than the product that drives that profit start running the show. It makes my blood boil what they have done to the Jobs Legacy in such a short space of time. After 25 years of only Macs, my next computer won't be one.

  • Zenn3k
    Zenn3k 4 months ago

    I wouldn't give up my 2015 MBP for anything.

  • Cio CIO
    Cio CIO 5 months ago

    Apple is busy supporting the Chinese economy and building a headquarters

  • Nutshell
    Nutshell 5 months ago

    I don’t get why people want everything to have a touchscreen. seriously why would you want finger print marks all over your screen?

  • Graham, King of the Britons!

    But winblows

  • Lana Liong
    Lana Liong 5 months ago

    Unibody 2012 i7 13"anyone? Too old for 2019 ?

  • Darryl of Sussex
    Darryl of Sussex 5 months ago

    I’m still using my original iphone 4s, 2011 imac and 2011 ipad. Daily. Know anyone still using their Android gear for that long?

  • tinkingallday
    tinkingallday 5 months ago

    No creative genius with vision running Apple now. Now it is just gimmicks. Also ran yes men running Apple on the fumes of Jobs genius.

  • robert jay
    robert jay 5 months ago

    figures they are badmouthing the Mac considering this is a PCMAG channel. lol

  • Gearhead Garage
    Gearhead Garage 5 months ago

    Louise rossman
    Check him out.
    He fixes these failures called macs.

  • Unreliable Narrator 66
    Unreliable Narrator 66 5 months ago

    Clickbait. Your 2 crazy uncles complain about modern times.

  • Bishwas Mishra
    Bishwas Mishra 5 months ago

    This video is the reflection of your immediate reaction to change. But guess what? Apple can dare enforce new changes ( that will remain irritating till 2020 )

  • BarbaraL Lowell
    BarbaraL Lowell 5 months ago

    I'm thinking its not even a strategy, just nobody minding the store any more! Its too much work!

  • T C
    T C 6 months ago

    dude on the left needs a xanax... and a shrink.
    people all over the world are dying from starvation, disease and war...
    apple is not that serious.

  • Pankaj Mehra
    Pankaj Mehra 6 months ago

    Such a fake and time wasting review!

  • iFir3B0lt Gaming
    iFir3B0lt Gaming 6 months ago

    One thing that stood out to me: **what 13 inch ultrabooks have actual dedicated graphics cards**

  • Sujith Sa
    Sujith Sa 6 months ago +1

    I still use my SSD upgraded mid 2012 13" Macbook Pro. But seeing the specs remaining unchanged for a nearly 2k laptop even in 2018, the company should seriously start thinking on revolutionary innovation, rather than doing stepped upgrades

    • Stacko Fiasco
      Stacko Fiasco Month ago

      Me too. Well I´m buying used ones as mine died but I´m gonna try to revive it then upgrade, Think I´ll look for a 2012/13 15" to try that i7 quad core and bigger screen.

  • ccseic
    ccseic 6 months ago

    They exist because of the morons who keep on buying this garbage.

  • tomorrow day
    tomorrow day 6 months ago

    you are reviewing a product and you are guessing what generation is the processor?

  • tomorrow day
    tomorrow day 6 months ago

    I think the touch-bar is great innovative idea and depending on the interface can be very useful

  • Christopher Lara
    Christopher Lara 6 months ago

    Too late...

  • henry cheang
    henry cheang 6 months ago

    There is something call touch screen you know. Oops I forgot MacBook don't have touch screen......

  • Colin
    Colin 6 months ago

    There's a reason their share price is tanking.

  • Lazyfatferalcat Chubby
    Lazyfatferalcat Chubby 6 months ago

    Excellent video, proves you guys aren't under the Apple pay roll like the other TheXvidrs.

  • The Sad Potato
    The Sad Potato 6 months ago

    It seems like a lot of people agree Macs after 2015 are not that great. overpriced, lack of ports, and underpowered, (not to mention keyboard problems). No one should buy a dual core laptop for over $1000 in 2018 aside from maybe the MacBook 12 in. It would not be so bad but a decent MacBook Pro 13 in starts at $1800. Apple didn’t update their non touchbar MacBook Pro 13 to 8th gen quad core an it still costs $1300 for 128 gb storage. It’s crazy that is their best value laptop. If apple keeps this up their sales will suffer as the competition gets stiffer and stiffer.
    Honestly it was probably apples strategy not to update the non touchbar 13 in and push people to pay $500 more for a gimmicky feature.

  • Vladimir Gerasimenko
    Vladimir Gerasimenko 6 months ago

    you can talk all day long how macbooks are awful, but all tech companies use macbooks for coding and imacs for design

  • Fachri Awal Studio
    Fachri Awal Studio 6 months ago

    if I had the chance to have this macbook pro, I would say thousands of very deep thanks because I have wanted to have it for years but I am only a designer man who can only dream from the corner of a city far from peace, this is me with high hopes like you have this mackbook pro

  • Darth BEHFANS
    Darth BEHFANS 6 months ago

    Is XPS 13 pre-installed with Ubuntu worth it?

  • Brian
    Brian 6 months ago

    The short guy is a TOOL!

  • bekir sivri
    bekir sivri 6 months ago

    I ve been using apple for years but lately apple reaaly sucks. I got 2016 macbook and I have key stuck problem also I hate touch bar.Old keyboard was much better. Price is getting rise every year.

  • Anmol Tiwari
    Anmol Tiwari 7 months ago

    I have been using a macbook air for 3 years now and the first time i typed on a macbook pro keyboard, i loved a software developer i can say that keyboard is just insanely fast to type on...but i can understand people hating it becausr of the low key travel

  • Derek Bly
    Derek Bly 7 months ago

    I have a MacBook Pro. I've used Mac since the beginning of home computers. But next time I'll be buying a PC of some kind ... possibly a Lenovo. Too much frustration with the Apple product at this point.

  • Fat Cat
    Fat Cat 7 months ago

    What a bunch of lying soy boys. I stopped after watching this video after enduring the section on keyboard complaints ... seriously, what a load of BS. The keyboard is terrific and never breaks. Additionally, I never hear the fan on my Mac and it never locks up or requires reboot. In a blink of an eye, my Mac comes out of hibernation versus minutes on my PC. Want to see what the market really thinks ... go to the local mall and look in the Microsoft shop where staff outnumber customers. The Apple shop is packed with customers. I will NEVER buy another Microsoft/PC product ever again - and encourage all my friends and customers the same.

  • Fold Paper Inc. mike
    Fold Paper Inc. mike 7 months ago

    lol these guys must be payed to down talk apple macbooks lol theyre awfull reasoning hints at it..... who the heck are these bozos anyways lololol

  • aaron gong
    aaron gong 7 months ago

    I found my Macbook Air replacement, Its called Avita Liber 13.3

  • Lee Spadafora
    Lee Spadafora 7 months ago

    I buy apple everyday at the supermarket..

  • Daimon
    Daimon 7 months ago

    Hey! Vsauce, Michael here.

  • Happy Clam
    Happy Clam 7 months ago

    Next laptop for me is the Razer Blade. Goodbye, Apple OS, I'll miss you.

  • Roy Eastham
    Roy Eastham 7 months ago

    iOS so much improved iPhone feels like a handheld computer than a phone and I love it! 64 bit graphics and smoother than my Windows hp Stream! Better for breaking news and weather app as well! Plus good for writing with my finger even on the 4 inch SE!

  • Data Structure
    Data Structure 7 months ago

    Incoming iSheeps

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  • Bill Feinberg
    Bill Feinberg 7 months ago

    In July of 2012 I bought a pre-owned Lenovo Thinkpad T430S i7 for $450. It still had almost 3 years left on the warranty. Had 16 gb of RAM and a 256 gb SSD. The 1600x900 screen is pretty pedestrian, but OK. The track pad is awful, but the Trackpoint is still the absolute best pointing device on the market. It's still my daily driver and hasn't skipped a beat.
    30 months ago I needed a light, portable notebook. I went to the Apple Store and tested the new MacBook 12". Unusable because of that keyboard. It felt like I was typing on a concrete slab. The screen was beautiful, but that keyboard was a joke. On top of that, the M5 processor was so laggy.
    A friend was buying a MacBook Pro and sold me his 11.6" i5 MacBook Air with 4 gb of RAM and a 128 SSD for $375. It suited my purposes. Since I'm not doing video editing and Lightroom, it was fine. Yes, I still get the occasional beach ball, but that's because of the 4 gb of RAM, something I knew going in.
    Yes, it has the big bezel and the screen isn't Retina, but it works like a charm. I was even able to change the battery myself in 10 minutes, using a genuine Apple battery that I paid $60 for.
    Money isn't really an object, and I would revisit the MacBook Pro, but only if they go back to a keyboard that works.

  • MMTT7sALd
    MMTT7sALd 7 months ago

    I don't see the point in buying any macbook besides the pro

  • Source!!!
    Source!!! 7 months ago

    How can Apple possibly take somebody from PC seriously? The PC is Apple's eternal archnemisis.

  • Daz M
    Daz M 7 months ago

    You lost me at 333 GHz. Bye

  • Liston Mallard
    Liston Mallard 7 months ago

    I am not in the apple ecosystem. But I am considering imac 21.5 retina 4k display, 3.6 ghz quad-core I-7 with 16 gb 2400 MHz ddr4 ram, 1tb fusion drive, radeon pro 560 with 4 gb video memory, magic mouse 2 and magic keyboard with numeric display... for less than $2000 usd, before adding plugs, cables, etc. Also considering a pc desktop with 3 times the storage including a 4 ghz i-7 cpu, 512 ssd, and 2 1 tb hdd, 4 gb video card, and 32 gb ddr4 ram for about the same money. Seems like a no brainer. But you guys are the experts. I need something better than my old 2.0 ghz i-7 laptop with 6 gb ram and shared video for photo editing with both Lightroom and Photoshop. My 17 inch screen is good for most things, but in photo editing, I cannot see what is changing when I use the sliders in my canon DPP4.9.20.0 photo editing/RAW converter software.

  • Bone Arete
    Bone Arete 7 months ago

    So funny, if I have been driving Nissan for 23 years and It is not keeping up and produced lousy cars, I dont kneel to beg tha Nissan make a better car, do you? Just go buy a Toyota or something......why? Why all the pain and frustration and still go out there to buy another one and then complain on and on....... FanBoys??

  • Samuel Liu
    Samuel Liu 7 months ago

    What computer brand do you suggest to turn to? Worse experience with Microsoft/Best Buy?

  • Dheeraj Reddy
    Dheeraj Reddy 7 months ago +1

    Unsurprisingly biased and funny

  • Gaurav chatterjee
    Gaurav chatterjee 7 months ago

    They are innovating and making keyboard Worst... BLAHAHAHAHA Died of laughter

  • IF Lewy
    IF Lewy 7 months ago

    Where can I get a 2015 MacBook pro?

  • Edward Stroud
    Edward Stroud 7 months ago

    But they are still doing good and all the others are following in Apple’s foot steps.