MacBook Pro 2018 teardown finds silicone layer under its quieter keys that is similar to Apple’s patent application for protecting a keyboard from contaminants (Sam Lionheart/iFixit)

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MacBook Pro 2018 teardown finds silicone layer under its quieter keys that is similar to Apple’s patent application for protecting a keyboard from contaminants  —  BREAKING (July 13, 2018): Here’s an inflammatory take for you: Apple’s new quieter keyboard is actually a conspiracy to fix their keyboard reliability issues.