MacBook Pro: Key death and the butterfly keyboard effect

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MacBook Pro: Key death and the butterfly keyboard effect

Apple's MacBook Pro dome and butterfly keyboard mechanism is decisive, to say the least. So what's going on?

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Apple officially has new MacBook Pro models out there, having unveiled them earlier this week. Part of the new design includes a third-generation butterfly keyboard.

New MacBook Pro Keyboard Features Thin Silicone Barrier Under Its Keycaps [Video]

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The keyboard on the new MacBook Pro features a thin rubberized layer under its keycaps that prevents dust and debris from getting into the butterfly mechanism, reports iFixit. Apple recently instituted a keyboard repair program after numerous complaints about the butterfly keyboard mechanism used by previous generation MacBooks. Customers found that keyboard was prone to failure, often due to dust or debris that became lodged under the keys

New MacBook Pro features debris-repelling keyboard, iFixit discovers

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As you may have heard, Apple released new MacBook Pros earlier this week, featuring the usual processor and RAM updates, along with True Tone displays. Less touted, however, was an “improved third-generation keyboard” which only promises to offer a quieter typing experience. Apple didn’t say anything about making real changes to the keyboard’s butterfly switch mechanism, leaving us wondering if … Continue reading

Apple quietly fixed the MacBook Pro's butterfly keyboard problem that drove people crazy

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If you own a MacBook or MacBook Pro with a butterfly keyboard, the chances are good that you may have experienced an annoying keyboard issue where some keys become unresponsive. That's because a tiny particle of dust can block keys, and fixing the ...

Apple's Silent MacBook Pro Keyboard Change Has An Amazing Side Effect

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Apple’s latest MacBook Pro machines - announced on Friday - come with Cupertino's third-generation butterfly keyboard. Underneath the key caps is a design change that is sure to spark a lot of discussions.

2018 MacBook Pro's 'Quieter' Keyboard Compared to Previous MacBook Pro Keyboard

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Apple's new 2018 MacBook Pro models feature a third-generation butterfly keyboard, which Apple says has been improved for a "quieter typing experience."

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While we've been all over the outside of Apple's newest MacBook Pro lineup, iFixit has, as usual, decided to look underneath the hood and find out what's changed from previous models. While it has not published a full teardown report yet, the repair outfit said that the keyboard may have a bigger change than Apple let on. Users have reported problems with the "butterfly switch" keyboards in new Apple laptops for a while saying they're too sensitive to crumbs and dust and can't have individual keys repaired. Still, the company said this iteration only has changes that make them quieter to use.

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Apple revealed new refreshed MacBook Pros for 2018, and it includes both the 13- ($1299+) and 15-inch ($2399+) models. The former can be configured with an Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU, and up to a two-terabyte SSD, while the latter offers a Core i9 option, 32GB of RAM, as well as a 4TB SSD. For media professionals who need more graphics power, the 15-inch model includes AMD Radeon Pro GPUs with at least 4GB of VRAM, and the 13-inch has Intel's Iris Plus 655 graphics (128MB of eDRAM). Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.