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Can the MacBook Pro Replace Your iPad?

2015.12.01 16:09 PT

Fraser Speirs:

If you have certain very specifically-defined workflows, and a work environment where you can guarantee yourself a chair and desk, you can probably get your work done on a MacBook Pro. For the rest of the world, there’s iPad.

[Editor’s note: The original title for this piece was “If journalists reviewed Macs like iPads”.]

In How Fast is the iPad Pro? I shared how¬†my iPhone 6s + iMovie combo was significantly faster at rendering a 50-minute 720p video than a MacBook Pro + Final Cut Pro X combo. I’m talking 10 minutes versus 3 hours significant.