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The new MacBook Pro keyboards are quieter, but otherwise unchanged

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: TechCrunch

Like any other line of work, tech journalists tend to get fixated on details. When Apple showed off its new MacBook Pros at an event this week, the company (and a small army of creative professionals) had a lot to say about specs. A majority of our questions, however, revolved around that third-generation keyboard.
To answer all of your no doubt burning questions on that front, I can say definitively that the keyboard is noticeably quieter than its predecessor. I wasn't able to get a side by side comparison yet (we'll have to save that for the inevitable review), but as someone who uses a Pro with the second-gen keyboard every day, I can confirm that the improvement is immediately apparent.
That addresses one of the key complaints with the system and should make life a little easier for users who regularly bring their MacBooks into meetings - or worse yet, the library. If John Krasinski was using last year's MacBook in that quiet film, he almost certainly would have been eaten by one of the murder monsters...

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