'Quieter' MacBook Pro keyboard is reportedly exclusive to 2018 model - CNET

Apple recently refreshed the MacBook Pro and it has been noted that the keyboard on the new models are somewhat quieter than they were on their predecessors. There has been no shortage of complaints about the mechanical issues with the previous iteration’s keyboard and Apple itself recently acknowledged the issues and launched a repair program. The company has made some minor changes to the keyboard in the new MacBook Pro which may do a better job of repelling dust. The folks over at iFixit did a teardown of the new 15 inch MacBook Pro keyboard and found that it has a silicone membrane underneath each individual key to ensure that dust and other particles such as crumbs don’t get inside. Many users have complained about the keys locking up because of this on previous models.An Apple patent that emerged earlier this year in March also suggested that the company had explored this method to improve dust resistance of the keyboard. The patent described that this “guard structure” would b

'Quieter' MacBook Pro keyboard is reportedly exclusive to 2018 model - CNET

Whether it protects against dust or no, don't expect to see the new keyboard after Apple repairs your laptop.

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MacBook Pro keyboard update might fix dust issues, experts reveal

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Redesigned 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboards Won’t Be Used To Fixed Flawed Legacy Machines

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New MacBook Pro Keyboard Has A Better Method Of Repelling Dust

Apple recently refreshed the MacBook Pro and it has been noted that the keyboard on the new models are somewhat quieter than they were on their predecessors. There has been no shortage of ...

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Ubergizmo

iFixit finds dust covers in latest MacBook Pro keyboard

Apple released a refreshed MacBook Pro this week and top among the new features is a tweaked keyboard. Apple says its quieter than the last version and in our tests, we agree. But iFixit found ...

Sat 14 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

iFixit: Apple's new MacBook Pro keyboard may repel dust after all - CNET

The gadget repair site says it's a "cover-up" -- in both senses of the word!

Sat 14 Jul 18 from CNET

Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboards Include Dust Blocking Membrane To Prevent Failures

Apple has taken more than a few hits to the chin over the keyboards used on recent MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks. Besides the fact that the keys have less travel than the keyboards that ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from HotHardware

iFixit finds a 'cover-up' inside new MacBook Pro keyboards

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 ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Engadget

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