When the new Macbook was announced earlier this week, many pundits were amazed that Apple had chosen such an extreme design. The new Macbook has but a single USB-C port for power and all of its accessories. It was implied that this was a necessary step to get the weight down to 2 pounds and to make the laptop only half an inch thick, but a newly leaked video reveals that this isn’t necessary the case.
Daring Fireball found a video in which an Apple engineer explains exactly why the new Macbook has just the one port:
That makes so much sense, if you ask me.
P.S. Does anyone know where this video originally came from?