Thu. Jun 27th, 2019

Apple’s keyboard ‘material’ changes on the new MacBook Pro are minor at best

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/24/18636762/macbook-pro-2019-keyboard-membrane-metal-fatigue-materials-ifixit-teardown

Apple’s keyboard ‘material’ changes on the new MacBook Pro are minor at best

According to iFixit, Apple made two changes to the new keyboards that are on its just-announced, spec-bumped MacBook Pro. The changes seem to amount to a new material underneath the key on the switch cover and a new dome switch that might be more resilient. And though it’s much too early to say whether or not those changes will make a difference in improving the keyboard’s reliability, what is clear right now is that Apple is still just tweaking its design instead of overhauling it.

The iFixit teardown was necessary to find out what Apple’s design changes were because the company refused to actually explain them beyond telling reporters that it had utilized a “new material.” So the teardown commenced, and the results are subtle enough…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/24/18636762/macbook-pro-2019-keyboard-membrane-metal-fatigue-materials-ifixit-teardown

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