I was merely one of many. The legend of the latest MacBooks and their unworthiness has continually grown like a creepy cactus on your front porch. Principally, the problem has been the keyboard. It functions about as well as many of the world’s current governments. The keys stick. Then they die. I suppose you could call it a sticky ending. At first, Apple refused to believe there was a problem. Then it conceded that a few customers were having, you know, slight issues. I went to two Apple stores to find some truth. I was told that no, no, there was absolutely nothing wrong with the keyboards. Indeed, one Apple store saleswoman told me it was now impossible for dust or my croissant remnants to get under the keys — this seemed to be the root cause of such keyboard problems — because Apple had placed an extra layer of film beneath the second version of the keyboard. Now, Cupertino whispers that it’s changing the design for the third time. Regular sufferers of this column will know that I bought a MacBook Air and, within months of my purchase, the M key was suddenly wonky. Must-see offers Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 512GB, Space Gray) at Amazon Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB, Silver) at Amazon Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB, Space Gray) at Amazon Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB, Space Gray) at Amazon Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, 32GB, Gold) at Amazon I’d press it and it would resist. I’d… [Read full story]
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