is bringing MagSafe charging back to its line of MacBooks, the company said during its fall hardware event. Apple announced two new laptops, a and a , featuring its . (The company also released the and new .) One of the new MacBook Pro features, called MagSafe, already exists on the and . In fact, it used to exist on the MacBook, too. So, , anyway?
MagSafe is a proprietary magnetized power plug that breaks away from the computer — so if you trip over the power cord, you don’t take the laptop down with you. MacBook users will still have the option of charging via Thunderbolt port.
Apple first introduced MagSafe charging in 2006 as part of the MacBook line, but started phasing it out in 2015 with its 12-inch MacBook. The laptop came with a USB-C power connection instead — a big improvement,.
The return of MagSafe charging has been rumored for nearly a year.
During Apple’s October event, the tech giant also announcedfor its and . The updated laptops also for a , and .