Apple Might Be Fixing the MacBook's Most Annoying Problem

Apple Might Be Fixing the MacBook's Most Annoying Problem

- Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) Let’s be clear, when I say the MacBook has an annoying problem I’m not talking about the paltry number of Thunderbolt ports, the lack of an SD card slot, or the fact that they’re priced way too high for such pitiful processors.

- But now, a patent found by The Sun suggests a fix could be on the way for future versions of Apple’s laptops.

- Travel is one of the many ways you judge whether a keyboard feels nice to type on, and Apple’s shallow travel has earned ire since it was introduced with the MacBook in 2015.

- A membrane covers the key switches to protect from debris.Image: Apple It’s also given it much less room for error.

- These key switches would use air to clear debris.Image: Apple The second idea Apple has is using a perforated membrane that would, it appears, emit gas or air with each keypress, effectively clearing the key of debris.

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