This is what you call spin. Roger Cheng:
The fastest way to get hardcore MacBook users on a rant is to ask them about the butterfly keyboard. Love it or hate it, Apple fans have passionate opinions about the company’s decision to use a mechanism with a hinge in the middle that gives the keyboard its name.
Out with the old, in with the new. Apple’s Phil Schiller:
People sometimes underestimate how much work goes into a keyboard, and that’s why most keyboards in the industry don’t change for 10 or 20 years… We decided that while we were advancing the butterfly keyboard, we would also — specifically for our pro customer — go back and really talk to many pro customers about what they most want in a keyboard and did a bunch of research. The team took the time to do the work to investigate, research, explore and reinvent
Translation: “We fixed it. Again. Really.”