Apple may be gearing up to replace controversial MacBook keyboard design

Apple may be gearing up to replace controversial MacBook keyboard design

Apple may be gearing up to replace controversial MacBook keyboard design

It's expected to debut on a new MacBook Air this year and a refreshed MacBook Pro in 2020.

Kuo also states that designing the butterfly keys was expensive to manufacture due to low yields, however, the new keyboard will still be more expensive than standard keyboards but could be less expensive than the butterfly keys that Apple uses. The new design will offer longer key travel and durability, but the whole design would be slightly thicker than the butterfly keyboard design.

In March, Apple apologized and said it was "aware that a small number of users are having issues with their third generation butterfly keyboard". He says, "there have been successful developments in the new scissor keyboard". Hopefully, this next iteration will prove to be one that can meet this need without isolating users too much and leaving them to resort to a separate Bluetooth keyboard instead to make typing great again.

He also believes that the new keyboard will also be used in the MacBook Pro, but not until 2020. Also known as the entry-level MacBook Pro, it's been sitting without an update in Apple's lineup since 2017, MacRumors noted. "Furthermore, the new scissor keyboard could offer a better user experience and benefit Apple's profits; therefore, we predict that the butterfly keyboard may finally disappear in the long term". Despite its many issues, the butterfly keyboard has several advantages like being extra thin, which is crucial when space is luxury for modern laptops.

Apple has recognised and admitted that some of its laptops are performing unexpectedly. This comes after several user complaints about the first two generations of Butterfly keyboards that were hard to maintain and had issues while typing.

To identify your computer's model and to see if it is eligible for this program, choose Apple menu About This Mac on the device. If yours does, you should book an appointment with Apple and get it looked at - don't keep using it. Plus, the keyboard on the MacBook devices would often become overheated as well.

The servicing will be done free of charge. For anyone that was already experiencing the problem and had to pay for servicing through Apple, the company will be refunding customers the cost of the fix.

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