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Apple has patented a keyboard for your MacBook, with protection against dust and crumbs

Always connected 11.03.2018 at 10:01

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Apple has patented another invention, and in this case we are talking about something plausible that can be used in a real product this year, unlike most patents.

One of the frequently mentioned users MacBook problem is dirt that gets under the keyboard, with time beginning to interfere with the comfortable working with the computer.

Presented in 2015, the updated MacBook is thinner due to, in particular, the new keyboard, equipped with a mechanism pressing the "butterfly" (butterfly). However, crumbs from food and other debris can cause some of the buttons simply no longer pressed.

the New patent, referred to in this article was registered in September 2016, but only now lit up in the Network. It introduces different ways of dealing with the problem described above. One of them is membrane under each key which close the gap between the housing and the buttons. Also describes the tiny perforations which allow each time you press to push out air from any small debris that seeped into the cracks.

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