Does anyone else use their MacBook Pro as their primary Television?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Hieveryone, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. Hieveryone macrumors 68040


    Apr 11, 2014
    I recently bought a 2019 15” base model MacBook Pro primarily for the bigger screen. I had been using a late 2013 rMBP until now.

    Little did I know this computer would not only become my primary computing device, but also my primary TV.

    Right now I’m watching CNN and it’s great. It looks better than my TV tbh.
  2. ruslan120 macrumors 6502


    Jul 12, 2009
    Apple's doing awesome things with their screens and choosing the right suppliers. I'm pumped to see the micro led screens when they come out tbh
  3. sydneysider88 macrumors newbie


    Jun 24, 2019
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
    I don't, but my best friend does. iTunes, Netflix, Stan, Freeview... all you need... even Foxtel if you have it.
  4. mikzn macrumors 65816


    Sep 2, 2013
  5. Hieveryone thread starter macrumors 68040


    Apr 11, 2014
    I haven’t heard of all of those but will check it out! Thanks bud!
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    Basically the same thing lol in the sense it’s an Apple screen
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    I’m pretty much done watching CNN for tonight but it was great. That screen is really something.

    I’m gonna say something that some people might now like,

    But we are truly lucky to enjoy such great products.

    That 15” screen with True Tone, those brilliant speakers, it’s an experience seeing a debate or whatever you want on this device.
  6. lJoSquaredl macrumors 6502

    Mar 26, 2012
    I pretty much watch anything on my phone or MBP these days. Doesn’t bother me, glossy screen, nice color accuracy, mobile, can listen and then watch for specific parts I wanna see, I find it enjoyable. I’m even a bit of a cinema nerd and videophile but i’ve just learned to go with the flow these days so i’ll accept my new smaller mobile screen overlords:)
  7. pshufd macrumors 65816

    Oct 24, 2013
    New Hampshire
    I watch on my MBP hooked up to 27 inch 4k or 25 inch QHD external monitors. Sometimes I watch on the laptop display and sometimes I watch on my iPad Mini.
  8. jerryk macrumors 601

    Nov 3, 2011
    SF Bay Area
    Nope. I have 65" screen on the wall in the living room.
  9. jerwin macrumors 68020

    Jun 13, 2015
    CNN-- the ne plus ultra of modern cinematography.
  10. MrGunnyPT macrumors 6502


    Mar 23, 2017
    I don't watch TV anymore... Only Netflix, Hulu, HBO and so on on... However I do see that content most regularly on the Macbook than the TV itself

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