The Mac no longer needs compatibility to thrive

Using industry standard hardware helped bring the Mac back. But that era is over.
A MacBook running macOS Catalina.
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Jason was lead editor at Macworld for more than a decade and now writes about Apple at Six Colors and podcasts at Relay FM and The Incomparable.