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Old 23-06-18, 00:39
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Default Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

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Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems | ZDNet
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The models affected range from 2015 to 2017 models.

Apple said it will replace the keyboards of a "small percentage" of MacBook and MacBook Pro models due to issues such as repeat letters, characters that do not appear and keys that don't respond consistently.

In a support post, Apple said it will service the keyboards free of charge.
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Old 24-06-18, 01:22
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Default Re: Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

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At last! Apple admits its MacBook Pro butterfly keyboards utterly suck, offers free replacements The Register
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FYI: This article was typed o a roken Apple quirky keyoard ad it loody well shows

Apple has finally admitted the utterfly-mechanism keyoards in its Macook ad Macook Pro laptops are diaolical, and has offered free repairs and replacemets.
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Bleeping Computer has a report about this too:

Apple Confirms Major Issues With MacBook Keyboards, Offers Free Service
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Apple acknowledged on Friday that some MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops have faulty keyboards and has offered free service to all affected customers.
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Default Re: Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

More from The Register about Apple's butterfly keyboards:

The butterfly defect: MacBook keys wrecked by single grain of sand The Register
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Presumably, you're all typing on it wrong

Apple's butterfly keyboards can be thwarted by little more than a speck of sand.

This is according to do-it-yourself repair guru Kyle Wiens of iFixit, who bemoaned the sorry state of the Cupertino idiot-tax racket's laptops in an analysis yesterday on his company's blog.

Calling out Apple for its shoddy craftsmanship, Wiens pointed out that the Johnny Ive-sanctioned "butterfly" mechanism used in the keyboards are prone to failure and difficult to repair.
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Default Re: Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

The latest article from The Register about this:

Crumbs. Apple has tweaked the MacBook Pro keyboard The Register
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They say it is 'quiet(er)'. Well, quite...
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Apple gives MacBook Pro keyboard rubber pants The Register
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Teardown drills into new design

Apple has applied a prophylactic to its butterfly MacBook Pro keyboard, teardown specialist iFixit discovered after taking apart a model from the refreshed line.

Apple said that the new range, announced last week, would get "an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing".
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Dirt and dust might not destroy your new 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard | ZDNet
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Apple has quietly added a silicone membrane to the 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard in what seems to be an attempt to prevent random debris from damaging it.
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