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Jason Snell for Macworld
March 14, 2018 9:17 AM PT
Keyboards are important. While speech-to-text technology has come a long way, I suspect there will always be value in writing one letter after another with your hands. Apple clearly thinks to, too, because in recent weeks there have been reports about several new Apple patents regarding keyboard technology. From those patents to the controversial innovations that drove the latest generation of MacBook keyboards, Apple’s continues to push the boundaries of text input.
So what do Apple’s current technology directions suggest about where the company might be innovating in the future when it comes to keyboards?