I have a MacBook Pro 16" (2019) that I was given as a gift. I use it once every two weeks to test software in a newer version of macOS than my old beater MacBook (which I use a few times a week.)

It just bricked itself applying a security update. You have to be kidding me.

“Well, they might be an abusive corporation on multiple fronts, but you have to admit their hardware is high quality.”

This machine never moved from a single place in a humidity and temperature controlled office. Fewer than 200 hours of operating time. 🤷‍♂️

@cancel Dang. I still use a 2012 air(not exclusively). It seems like the key is to stop upgrading the OS at some point. 2019 is too recent for failure though.


@anandra I have a 2013 pro still on 10.12 and it works fine.

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