The problem plaguing Apple’s current laptops isn’t so much to do with performance of the system, but rather something pretty simple and basic: its keyboard. For those who have been following the news long enough, there’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard of all the nightmares that the keyboard on MacBook laptops are giving its users.
Apple recently updated its MacBook laptops where one of the refreshed models is a MacBook Air. Usually, refreshes are viewed as a good thing as it means new and improved hardware, like new GPUs, faster processors, and the likes. However, it seems that the 2019 MacBook Air refresh is actually taking one step backwards.
Yesterday, Apple announced a refresh to its laptop lineup where they updated both its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops. These laptops will continue to use the same butterfly switch mechanism found in previous MacBook laptops, and as such, we imagine that there are some who are wary about buying them due to the numerous issues users have had with them.
A few years ago, Apple introduced a new keyboard switch design in its MacBook laptops. It was meant to be a revolution in keyboard design as it was thinner than ever, but yet provided tactile feedback. Unfortunately, it was anything but, with users complaining about it, sending their laptops back in for keyboard repairs, and also filing lawsuits.
If you own a 2018 MacBook Air and have been experiencing some problems with your laptop, then you might be interested to learn that Apple has confirmed in an internal document that some of its 2018 MacBook Airs are actually eligible for a free repair over some problems found with its logic board.
We have heard rumors that Apple could be working on an ARM-based Mac computer, and now it looks like those rumors are being fueled with Apple’s latest hire. According to reports, it seems that Apple has hired ARM’s lead CPU and system architect, Mike Filippo, whose LinkedIn profile now shows that he is employed at Apple as of May 2019.
If you are thinking about buying a new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, you might want to hold off because according to a report from IHS Markit analyst Jeff Lin, he claims that there is a good chance that we might be seeing Apple update its MacBook Air models and also the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Are you thinking about getting your hands on a new MacBook laptop? If you are, you might want to hold off on buying one just yet because according to a report from MacRumors, they have discovered what appear to be registrations made in Europe where it seems that Apple could have as many as seven new MacBooks in development.
At WWDC 2019, Apple announced macOS Catalina. This is Apple’s latest version of macOS that they plan on releasing later in the year, but the question is, is your computer compatible with the latest update? For those who are wondering, Apple has published a list of Mac computers that are eligible for the update.
When Apple introduced the new MacBook laptop a few years ago, they also introduced the new butterfly keyboard mechanism. It was supposed to offer up a better typing experience, but so far user experiences with it have been anything but. In fact, there have been many reports of users who claim that their keyboards have malfunctioned since.
Apple’s iCloud makes for a pretty decent backup service for your macOS and iOS devices, but it is not unlimited and as such, you might eventually find yourself running low on space. You can check out our guide if you’d like to learn how to better manage your iCloud storage.
Apple is a company who is known for their attention to detail and also quality in their products, but in the past couple of years, the company has come under fire for the keyboards used in their MacBook lineup. This is due to the butterfly switch design that seems to fail a lot more easily than the previous design.
Many were undoubtedly disappointed when Apple opted to replace the MagSafe charging adapter in favor of USB-C. This is because the MagSafe adapter used magnets to connect the cable to laptops like the MacBook Pro, making it easy to detach when tripped on. At the same time, it is understandable that Apple would want to make the move to USB-C.
Back in the day, Apple had pretty clear distinctions between its computers where each product was priced differently enough to appeal to different customers. For example the MacBook Air was one of Apple’s more affordable laptops, but with the launch of the 2018 model, that line got blurred even further.