"I had heard the stories. I will also read some of them," said Chris Matyszczyk for ZDNet. "Apple's latest MacBooks, the stories said, had apparently been designed by a plethora of inebriated Beelzebubs who were tired of retrograde customers who thought laptops were still relevant. Or could this just have been the intern's summer design project? … When the MacBook's butterfly keypad first started, I thought this was just an isolated design error, one that Apple had now solved. Yes, it was Cupertino's third attempt to solve it, but third time, charm etc. "
"I took an extra precaution. I went to a couple of Apple stores to see if employees would follow the corporate line or let this be a much bigger deal, writes Matyszczyk." [The Apple store saleswoman said]"There is no one The way dust can come in because they have added an extra layer of plastic to make sure it doesn't. "My heart skipped a stroke of joy. At another Apple store, one salesman told me that no, no, she had never even heard of such keyboard issues. She added that her own MacBook worked perfectly. There. I had my answers. This was an isolated affair. I could now go on a long trip, confident that my air wouldn't deflate under me. "
" So after landing at London's Heathrow Zoo, I thought I should spend a couple of jet lagged minutes before my connection flight writes pithy words, oh, nothing came to mind immediately, but hopefully I would think of something, "writes Matyszczyk. "I started writing, I hope soon to find meaning. What I found instead was that my M key had experienced a difficult flight. "
" Yes, despite Apple's third attempt to fix it, I was yet another of the keyboard victims. Or, as someone would probably prefer, losers, "writes Matyszczyk." I've owned maybe 20 or more Apple products over the years. Not once have any of them started to work in the first six months. Many of them never failed at all. Yet here is one of Apple's most proud, stable products ̵
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MacDailyNews Take: Just checked again, Apple" management. "No, this still doesn't go away.
(" Management "is in quotes for a reason, because real leaders in competent even weak – would have solved this problem years ago .)
If the butterfly keyboard is a big plan to move people to iPad Pros, is it a bad
Whistling past the cemetery is not a viable strategy, nor pleasure customers (you know, the actual mission Steve Jobs left you to achieve). Apple's "maybe it just goes away", however, is working wonders to destroy the reputation of portable Macs. So, if it's management's goal: Excellent job so far! (This is not the way to move the iPad devices, people!)
Files another one under "Tim Cooks Apple." We warned that things like this would continue to happen unless the underlying causes were properly addressed over four years ago . – MacDailyNews, May 2, 2019
I consider these keyboards the worst products in Apple history. MacBooks should have the best keyboards in the industry; instead, they are the worst. They damage the reputation of the MacBook brand permanently. – John Gurber, March 27, 2019
Apple is the most successful broken company in the history of the world. . The butterfly keyboard is just a manifestation of Apple's problems. The AirPower failure (the pressure on AirPods boxes no less) is another. Five+ years and counting with a dead-end goofball design on sale as the company's flagship Mac, yet another. Do we need to continue? There have been many easy unnecessary screws over the years and until the root cause is solved – this comes from the top with misplaced priorities and conflict version, to name just two biggies – these snafus are likely to continue and further destroy Apple's brand in process. – MacDailyNews, April 2, 2019
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