This Will Fix Apple’s Macbook

  • Published: 04 July 2019
  • Apple has a 16" MacBook coming in 2019 but even cooler is the report of these new glass fiber scissor switch keyboards!
    Patient Zero:

    These will presumably resolve the issues from the butterfly switch keyboards should be thinner than your normal scissor switch laptop while supposedly increasing key travel and increasing durability


    MacRumor report:

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  • Dave Lee
    Dave Lee   5 months back


    • Luke Peters
      Luke Peters  3 months back

      @Javier_ gaming No.

    • Retro Gamer
      Retro Gamer  5 months back

      not proven yet. mac doesn't make keyboards. LOLs. Razer keyboards die 2 years.... No trust. made in china bad.

    • Benoît Wérion
      Benoît Wérion  5 months back

      Hey Dave, Thanks for followwing up on this for us. Wwell, of course basic marketing rule is to never admit that the wwhole majority of these keyboard fails. So acting like it but still denying the importance of that failure is their way to go and it's totally understandable. Wwill wwe have further news on the possibility to have that neww keyboard in 2016, 2017 and 2018 MBP before it's actually available? I'm starting to have my "ww" key doubled most of the time... (Oh sh*t wwait...) Should I repair noww or wwait then?

    • nhan vo
      nhan vo  5 months back

      Please review lenovo l340 i5-9300h gtx 1050

    • Aria Aria
      Aria Aria  5 months back

      Please put a subtitle in Persian or farsi pleaseee

  • Andy Henrique Souza
    Andy Henrique Souza  4 days back

    I'm thinking of getting an air 2019, but I'm worried about this butterfly keyboard, putting a cover on the keyboard would that totally solve the problem ???

    • Milan Pjevic
      Milan Pjevic  3 weeks back

      What do you think now about new switches?

      • Yunchieh Wen
        Yunchieh Wen  3 weeks back

        2019 new 16" MacBook!

        • Bentypundure
          Bentypundure  3 weeks back

          It's ok if apple makes mistakes. They fix it in the future, no matter how long it'll take to fix it. And everyone knows that after apple does it, so will all the other manufacturers and we all know that is true. The other companies are ignorant, they are all like ohhh so we are copying everything apple is doing cuz we care and we are "cool" so if you have a problem with that just buy a Microsoft surface tablet then use the 150$ keyboard accesory cuz it's "better" than iOS

          • dauston
            dauston  4 weeks back

            I bought the completely speced out Mac book pro in 2017 and 3 months later my whole keyboard stopped working

            • OG
              OG  4 weeks back

              This will presumably not fix the keyboard. The mechanism should be fine. It's the thin size that doesnt allow for dirt and dust particles.

              • Biron Clark
                Biron Clark  1 months back

                It takes 4 years to realize their idea sucked? Apple doesn't seem very innovative lately

                • Mango
                  Mango  1 months back

                  Apple lies. How simple. Accept it

                  • Mango
                    Mango  1 months back

                    The new MacBook will have a USB A plug

                    • Mango
                      Mango  1 months back

                      My MacBook pro 2017 is in assistance for the 5th time and for the 3rd keyboard replacement! Incredible Apple!

                      • Absolute Longplay
                        Absolute Longplay  2 months back

                        You are using it wrong. You powered the laptop on 😜

                        • ixidor
                          ixidor  2 months back

                          But has anyone with keyboard issues tried resetting the SMC?

                          • Mango
                            Mango  1 months back

                            ixidor I tryed but my key still flat and not coming up.

                        • Mohammed Alanazi
                          Mohammed Alanazi  2 months back

                          @dave lee so is the new 2019 MacBook pro have this old and reliable keyboard or not yet?

                          • Sebastian Eilers
                            Sebastian Eilers  3 months back

                            I probably sound really dumb but what does key travel mean?

                            • Go MGTOW
                              Go MGTOW  3 months back

                              Apple should just go for an all-metal scissor-switch mechanism, using a stamped-metal mechanism as those will be even thinner and more durable than even the current butterfly keyboard design.

                              • Senk C
                                Senk C  3 months back

                                Why don't they just replace the keys with vent holes to keep thermos down and just have an optional keyboard. I just need super portable desktop with a Mac spec.

                                • Gary Lopez
                                  Gary Lopez  3 months back

                                  I think I'm the only one who actually likes the butterfly keyboard

                                  • Udit Kaushik
                                    Udit Kaushik  3 months back

                                    Surely thousands of people working at Apple were waiting for you release this video so they can fix macbook keyboard. Has Tim given you call yet! ROFL.

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                                      • What is this drama?
                                        What is this drama?  4 months back

                                        In my opinion butterfly keyboards were an experiment to innovate keyboards, they took a risk, most people had issues with the keyboard, they tried to improve on it but it didn't work out so they're going back. There's no innovation without experimentation. I'm still on my very first MBP from 2016 and it's still a better and more durable laptop than any windows laptop I've ever had to work on. The keyboard is not perfect - albeit I quite like it tbh - and I'm excited to see what they came up with but I hope the new one won't lose the short key travel and "key responsiveness" when hitting only the edge of a key.

                                        • Jin Raigami
                                          Jin Raigami  4 months back

                                          Gotta praise them that they want things to be thinner, but sadly they can't perform as good as thicc boi.

                                          • Ambient Zone TV
                                            Ambient Zone TV  4 months back

                                            ... even including the keyboard service program: if you buy a new Macbook Air 2019 ( 'upgraded' Butterfly mechanism by the way, no scissor ) there's the fact that 4 years from now Apple will not replace the keyboard anymore and you might get stuck with a malfunctioning keyboard. I used to own a Macbook for at least 8 years before buying a new one! Thank you Apple for having this program up, but in essence it's pretty much a reality distortion field. Unless you don't care and just buy your next Macbook within 4 years or maybe 4 years and 6 months?.. We'll see.

                                            • Keita Linden
                                              Keita Linden  4 months back

                                              It's about time they fix this.

                                              • xakurai
                                                xakurai  4 months back

                                                Hi dave. Love your videoes, and wants some advice from you. I want to buy a new laptop for arts and design, so I'm looking for power and accurate screen color. Can you give me some laptop choices?

                                                • Aditya Sharma
                                                  Aditya Sharma  4 months back

                                                  4.5 yrs to accept this, Jobs would have been furious over something like this.

                                                  • Christel Kappis
                                                    Christel Kappis  5 months back

                                                    the keyboard situation was the reason to switch to the thinkpad series and it was the best decision. also PORTable

                                                    • Hoàng Lê
                                                      Hoàng Lê  5 months back

                                                      The refreshed MacBook Air has been released and it gets no scissor switch. Arggggggg

                                                      • Ace
                                                        Ace  5 months back

                                                        Imo it took them too long to switch switch types

                                                        • Yuvan Seth
                                                          Yuvan Seth  5 months back

                                                          Apple 2022 launching iPhone 12: We introduce the headphone jack!

                                                          • Shard Phoenix
                                                            Shard Phoenix  5 months back

                                                            Never had any issue with the butterfly keyboard on my MacBook pro 2018. Stop, eating, snacking, smoking, sawing bookshelves above your keyboard. What is the issue....or am I just lucky?

                                                          • Hunter Sorensen
                                                            Hunter Sorensen  5 months back

                                                            If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. They should’ve stuck with the scissor switches from the start. Only took them 5 years to learn that the butterfly design wasn’t going to work.

                                                            • Leonaяdo DiCapяio
                                                              Leonaяdo DiCapяio  5 months back

                                                              Recently I bought a 2015 MacBook Pro only because of the newer models keyboard

                                                              • [OCB]
                                                                [OCB]  5 months back

                                                                They could just use a keyboard from almost any other laptop. There. Problem solved.

                                                                • Star A
                                                                  Star A  5 months back

                                                                  We need a review on 2019 macbook air n pro

                                                                  • Atif
                                                                    Atif  5 months back

                                                                    Not a small percentage.. every macbook with butterfly keyboard have this issue. Every Macbook

                                                                    • Loayerer Loayerer
                                                                      Loayerer Loayerer  5 months back

                                                                      I broke my keybord

                                                                      • S Cottrill
                                                                        S Cottrill  5 months back

                                                                        Still love that background music

                                                                        • Dr. Shrimp Puerto Rico
                                                                          Dr. Shrimp Puerto Rico  5 months back

                                                                          i have the lenovo legion y520
                                                                          i7700 hq
                                                                          16 ram
                                                                          gtx 1050 4g
                                                                          2tb hdd (i think you can add ssd im not sure tho)
                                                                          it's a good laptop but he is thicc and he have shity battery
                                                                          and some games dos not run well i dont know why

                                                                          • Dr. Shrimp Puerto Rico
                                                                            Dr. Shrimp Puerto Rico  5 months back

                                                                            @Dailybantam i dont think so cuz some games with good Graphics runs at 60 fps

                                                                            tho some games with shity Graphics dose not run well

                                                                          • Dailybantam
                                                                            Dailybantam  5 months back

                                                                            GTX 1050 is the reason

                                                                        • Craig Travis
                                                                          Craig Travis  5 months back

                                                                          I like the butterfly keyboards :(

                                                                          • francisforsyth113
                                                                            francisforsyth113  5 months back

                                                                            Dave please do a review about the brand new iPad Air, is it a viable laptop replacement

                                                                            • vijay muthukumaran
                                                                              vijay muthukumaran  5 months back

                                                                              When you read something like, “this will fix apple”, our minds are first programmed to say, LOL, HAHA!!

                                                                              • noone nooo
                                                                                noone nooo  5 months back

                                                                                vijay muthukumaran fuck off and scam someone you pathetic Indian

                                                                            • Ismael Molina
                                                                              Ismael Molina  5 months back

                                                                              David if I had a personal question to ask you.... Where could I send it

                                                                              • Jankubist Jk
                                                                                Jankubist Jk  5 months back

                                                                                Every person i know who uses a MacBook with butterfly switches has no problems with it at al, maybe it’s really not the case that a lot of MacBooks break

                                                                                • Zeldagigafan
                                                                                  Zeldagigafan  5 months back

                                                                                  I also hope these are MUCH more repairable. When I broke some keys on my old laptop, I just purchased replacements from a supplier of OEM keys for about $7 each.

                                                                                  • Zaid Shah
                                                                                    Zaid Shah  5 months back

                                                                                    Hey cool video, im selling my windows laptop and planning on getting a 2018 ipad 9.7inch for study work research and typing work and planning on getting a bluetooth keyboard with it, im planning on going with 32 gb variant and 1tb hard drive that i already have. Any suggestions?

                                                                                    • AgentEdge
                                                                                      AgentEdge  5 months back

                                                                                      Can u do the new Hp Omen 15t which is RTX 2060 or 2070

                                                                                      • Nedim Hodzic
                                                                                        Nedim Hodzic  5 months back

                                                                                        Can you do a new laptop buyers guide vid pleaaasseeee