Particularly for the Apple 2015 MacBook Pro (applies to many models), here are MPG’s top picks for accessories to add:
- The OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock and/or the TRIPP Lite 8-port USB3 hub.
- AppleCare for MacBook pro (MPG highly recommends AppleCare for all laptops).
- Fast USB3 card reader (for those using CompactFlash cards).
- Pocket-size 1TB USB3 SSD for travel backups and similar.
- Keyboard and mouse (along with external display) so that the MBP can “dock” at home as if it were a desktop.
- High capacity “home base” storage system.
- A 4K display such as the LG 31MU97, or (pro grade) NEC PA322UHD or (possibly, to be tested soon here at MPG), the Dell UP2715K 27" UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K LED Backlit IPS Monitor.