Serenity Caldwell has been writing and talking about and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. Managing editor of iMore, she hosts a number of popular podcasts and speaks frequently at conferences. In past lives she worked at Macworld and Apple Retail. */ /*–>*/ /*–>*/ In an age where Macs look more and more like IPHONEs and IPADs, how do you future-proof $2000 laptops? I recently purchased a 256GB SSD 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar as my latest laptop acquisition — and according to iFixit, there’s not much chance I’ll be able to upgrade that storage (or much else, really) in the future. The company has given Apple’s latest laptop a repairability score of 1/10, citing glued-in batteries and user-hostile casing; for those keeping score, it’s the same score given to the last generation of MacBook Pro, and a few points lower than the last-generation MacBook Air (which netted a 4/10). Replacement obsolescence I’ve replaced ma…

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