new MacBook Pro models very nervous when it said no effort had been made to fix the problems plaguing the keyboards in earlier versions. Happily, it turns out the company was fibbing. Taking this just-released macOS laptop apart shows that the “butterfly” keyboard mechanism has definitely been modified to make it less likely to jam. in a blog post. according to Apple. The result was lawsuit after lawsuit after lawsuit. However, the company says that keyboard the mid-2018 MacBook Pro models wasn’t designed to fix this problem. Instead, changes made to the key mechanism are intended to make typing quieter. That’s also a worthy goal, as previous versions also drew complaints for noise. But IFIXIT isn’t buying it. “The advertised boost in quietude is a side-effect of this rubbery membrane. The quiet angle is, quite literally, a cover up,” wrote Lionheart. Why Apple is choosing to keep quiet about removing a well-publicized flaw is unknown. A popular theory is that the company doesn’t want this admission to be used in the numerous lawsuits resulting from the previous design. The 2018 MacBook Pro models have some other tricks. They boast 8th-generation “Coffee Lake” Intel Core processors, And they have True Tone on their internal screens, as well as some external displays.