Apple admits its MacBook 'butterfly' keyboards are unreliable

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Apple launches keyboard service program and might even refund users forced to pay hundreds of pounds to get their MacBooks repaired out of warranty

Apple has finally admitted that the ‘butterly' keyboards it uses in a number of its MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are unreliable and prone to fail. The design was first introduced in 2015 with...

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