According to a reputable analyst, Apple will drop the “Touch Bar” on its next MacBook Pro computers in favor of a return to physical keys.
Ming-Chi Kuo of TFI Securities wrote this week that the iPhone maker ended its largely unpopular feature after five years because the long, thin, interactive video strip on MacBook Pro keyboards never became the revolutionary tool Apple first used has 2016.
However, according to a, the only major changes Apple is making to its 2021 MacBook Pro range are not MacRumors Report.
The upcoming 14-inch and 16-inch laptops will see a design change that will scrap the curved edges that computers had for the past 5 years in favor of a flatter design like the new iPhone 12 family.
They’ll also add more types of ports instead of the USB-C that they have been limited to in recent years, meaning consumers won’t have to buy expensive dongles to connect various cables and devices to their MacBook.
Apple is also bringing back its MagSafe charging port after dumping it when it introduced USB-C in MacBooks. On older MacBook models, MagSafe allowed chargers to snap in and out quickly using magnets.
Apple shares rose slightly on Friday morning, trading at $ 129.39.