Apple’s new MacBook Pro gets rid of a lot of legacy ports, most notably the removal of the USB ports, which means that you will need a lot of dongles and adapters to regain that connectivity.

A lot of customers and reporters have criticized this move and rightly so, buying most of these cables for full connectivity would cost around £230, which goes on top of the already expensive price for a MacBook Pro that is £1,749.99 with the TouchBar.

In order to try to win some people over, Apple is hosting a sale of its USB-C adapters from October 27th to December 31st, which isn’t really a solution, but should help.

Here are the full price discounts (we are unsure why Apple doesn’t seem to understand the exchange rate):

  • USB-C to USB Adapter – (from £19/$19) £9/$9
  • Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter – (from £49/$49) £29/$29
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable (1m) – (from £25/$25) £19/$19
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable (2m) – (from £35/$35) £29/$29
  • USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter – (from £69/$69) £49/$49
  • USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter – (from £69/$69) £49/$49
  • SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Card USB-C Reader – (from £49/$49) £29/$29
  • All other third party USB-C peripherals – 25 per cent off

You can find out more at the source link below.

Source: Apple

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