Good article at a time when I need to buy a new laptop. My 15" MBP is ancient and I was holding out for the new releases, but now am completely confused. I also keep it plugged into a large screen most of the time, but would really like a lighter new laptop that I wouldn’t mind taking out. Any recommendations? If the Air is dead, and I could care less about the touch bar, what is the best one? I wanted better syncing between devices than I currently have; the ability to share between the iPad, laptop, and was going to move to an iPhone next year. Now, I’m not so sure about that, especially with this debacle on the laptop. Open to suggestions!