Apple Is Finally Ditching the Butterfly Keyboard Report

first_img Michael Andronico, Managing Editor on by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeKelley Blue BookYou Won’t Believe How Affordable These Ford Car Models AreKelley Blue BookUndoCNN International for ANAWhy Tennis Pundits Are Tipping This WomanCNN International for ANAUndoTODAYPolice Identify Girl Licking Ice Cream Tub In Viral VideoTODAYUndoVerizon WirelessThis new phone will blow your mind.Verizon WirelessUndoMy Food and FamilyCheck Out Kraft’s Spin On Classic Chicken SlidersMy Food and FamilyUndo247 SportsRanking The Highest-Paid NBA Players In 2019247 SportsUndoAdvertisement A devout gamer and tech enthusiast, Mike Andronico joined the Laptop team in July 2013. With a B.A. in Journalism from Purchase College and experience at GameNGuide, Examiner and 2D-X, Mike tackles everything from iPhone rumors to in-depth hardware reviews. Author Biocenter_img After years of criticism and class-action lawsuits, Apple may finally be getting set to ditch the controversial Butterfly keyboards found in its MacBooks.According to a July 4 report from reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (as noted by 9to5Mac), Apple will debut a new “scissor switch” design with deeper key travel and better durability for its upcoming laptops. The new switches will reportedly debut on the 2019 MacBook Air, and come to the MacBook Pro in 2020.MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which 13-inch MacBook Is Right For You?Apple’s entry-level MacBook Air and Pro look pretty similar, but our testing proved they differ in crucial ways.Your Recommended PlaylistVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9接下来播放Which Cheap Tablet Is Best? Amazon Fire 7 vs Walmart Onn02:45关闭选项Automated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-US facebook twitter 发邮件 reddit 链接https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/apple-ditching-butterfly-keyboard?jwsource=cl已复制直播00:0003:4603:46 Since their debut in 2015, Apple’s Butterfly keyboards have proved polarizing due to their shallow key travel, and have displayed numerous reliability issues including key presses failing to register properly. Apple publicly apologized for the keyboards earlier this year and expanded its Keyboard Service Program to cover all MacBooks with Butterfly keyboards, regardless of whether or not the product is under warranty.The latest iteration of Apple’s Butterfly switches debuted on the recent 2019 MacBook Pros, featuring a new polyamide (nylon) material underneath. We didn’t have major issues with the new models, but it’s not quite clear what benefits this new construction is meant to offer.If Apple does indeed ditch the Butterfly keyboards, it’ll be one of the most significant shifts to the company’s product line in years. And hey, now that design lead Jony Ive is departing, maybe now’s the time to shake things up.Which MacBook Should You Buy? MacBook vs. Air vs. Pro Michael Andronico, Managing Editorlast_img read more