New Mac New Stuff

on Ben’s Blog

The time finally came for my PC refresh at work, which meant I could ditch my 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro that was fraught with problems (primary display would stop working upon sleep, terrible keyboard which I had to get replaced, non-working TouchID sensor due to terrible keyboard replacement process). Now I've got a shiny 16-inch M1 MacBook Pro.

Now that I've been a macOS user for 6 years, I've picked up some habits and preferences. Here are the things I found myself immediately changing from default settings.

Displays

Crank up the resolution to moar space.

Trackpad and Keyboard

Trackpad

Keyboard

Accessibility

Pointer Control → Trackpad Options