Apple is working on Macs that offer a touch screen, as reported by Mark Gurman at Bloomberg. In a recent article, Gourmet noted that the iPhone maker may be planning to launch the first ones Mac equipped with touch screen already for the 2025. According to Gurman this feature could come in the releases Pro of the MacBook
Gurman also wrote that Apple may release more updates and features for these rumored MacBooks that go beyond the inclusion of the touch screen: tecnologia OLED instead of Mini LEDs, currently featured in the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, which were released in October 2021. Of course, this isn’t official; so patterns may turn out to be different.
The only product that Apple The closest to a MacBook with a touchscreen has ever released has been in the 2016, with the release of the Touch Bar. Additionally, Apple has previously made prototype Macs with touch screens that were never released as final products, such as Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi told to CNET nel 2016.
If Apple were to launch a Mac con touch screenwould certainly be an interesting turning point for the company, which previously wanted to avoid the idea of producing touch screen Macs. The co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs claimed in 2010 that a touchscreen on something like a laptop was “ergonomically terrible“. In 2012, when analysts asked for comment on the release of the Microsoft Surface hybrid tablet, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook he noticed that it was “quite a compromised and confusing product“.
And Mac with touch screen would place itself in an interesting position both in the market and in the ecosystem Apple. While touch screen laptops are nothing new, having been around for years on Windows OS based laptops, Apple has slowly transformed theiPad in a device”laptop lite“.
Apart from theiPad with many keyboard accessories such as Logitech Combo Touch e Magic Keyboardthe company has even entered its own system based on ARM its a chip, the M1 (e M2 with the latest iPad Pro models), in theiPad Air and Templates iPad Pro.