9to5Mac Polls Overview Updated April 8, 2019

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The latest Apple survey results and poll data from 9to5Mac readers

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November 2012 - April 2019


Once daily, we poll our audience of passionate Apple customers and technology enthusiasts, collecting valuable data from iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac users.

Our polls offer insights into purchase intent, reactions to the latest news stories, top requested features, and much more.

Head below for the latest 9to5Mac polls and results:

9to5Mac Polls Stories April 8

Apple was widely mocked when Phil Schiller used the term ‘courage’ to describe its decision to drop the headphone socket from iPhones, starting with the iPhone 7/Plus – a likely callback to a Steve Jobs comment on the decision not to support Flash on iOS devices.

The reason to move on: courage. The courage to move on and do something new that betters all of us.

But two-and-a-half years on, does the decision now seem to have lived up to the word?

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9to5Mac Polls Stories March 12

Poll: Should Apple release a thicker MacBook Pro with different trade-offs? [Video]

YouTuber Dave Lee shared a video today that takes a look at four notable problems the MacBook Pro has seen since its redesign in 2016. He believes they could all be sorted out if Apple didn’t insist on making the notebook so thin. Is Apple prioritizing form over function? Should it make a thicker MacBook Pro?

9to5Mac Polls Stories February 18

How should iPhone 11 wireless power sharing work? [Poll]

Among the exciting predictions that Ming-Chi Kuo shared for Apple’s 2019 hardware lineup yesterday was the iPhone 11 arriving with “bilateral wireless charging.” This could allow an iPhone to seamlessly juice up AirPods, other iPhones, or potentially any Qi-enabled device. Does this sound like a useful feature to you? How do you think it should work?

9to5Mac Polls Stories January 16

There has long been debate over the extent to which macOS and iOS will converge. Some think we’ve already gone too far down that route, with Launchpad coming in for particular criticism as an unnecessary child-like interface (though it can be made more useful). At the other extreme, some think Apple should go as far as touchscreen Macs and enable people to run either OS on both Macs and iPads.

Apple itself has consistently said that it considers Macs and iPads to be different categories of device, a message somewhat diluted by ads referring to the iPad as a computer.

But I was struck by a suggestion of two iOS features that might work on Mac …

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9to5Mac Polls Stories January 14

2018 saw Apple finally update the computer some multi-display desktop fans have long been holding their breath for: Mac mini. As 2019 begins, the professional market is looking towards a massive refresh of the Mac Pro and native display offerings from Apple.

However, with CES these past two years showing off so many OLED and 8K displays, the question begs, how can Apple truly innovate in the pro monitor space this year?

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9to5Mac Polls Stories January 13

As we prepare for the iPhone 11 later this year, the first reports are starting to emerge to offer some details on the device’s features. One thing that is unclear, however, is whether or not the iPhone 11 (iPhone XI?) will usher in a new design, or feature the same edge-to-edge design of the iPhone X.

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