Taika Waititi has some phrases for Apple’s MacBook keyboard.
Scorching off his Oscar win for Greatest Tailored Screenplay for Jojo Rabbit, the movie’s writer-director-producer-star was requested about what he’d wish to see the Writers Guild of America (WGA) handle of their subsequent spherical of talks with producers.
“Apple needs to fix those keyboards. They are impossible to write on,” Waititi responded with little hesitation. “They’ve gotten worse — makes me want to go back to PCs, because [with] PC keyboards, the bounceback for your fingers is way better […] Those Apple keyboards are horrendous.”
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Waititi additionally talked about that he has some shoulder and tendon issues that make writing with the MacBook troublesome. “We’ve just gotta fix those keyboards. The WGA needs to step in and actually do something,” Waititi concluded.
Along with being a prolific director, Waititi usually pens the scripts for his movies, so he actually has expertise with writing for extended durations of time.
That mentioned, he undoubtedly wasn’t being fully critical in blasting Apple, given his popularity for irreverence. Waititi really has a working relationship with Apple, as he’s hooked up to write and direct the pilot of the tech big’s Apple TV+ adaptation of Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits. Additional, he was clearly — not less than partly — making an attempt to humourously dodge a politically-charged query in regards to the WGA.
Nonetheless, Waititi’s feedback echo frequent criticism of the MacBook keyboard. For years, the Apple laptops used the ‘butterfly’ keyboard, which have usually been unresponsive as a consequence of points like caught particles and key cap issues. The company’s latest MacBook Pro that launched final vacation options the extra normal scissor change keyboard, though this doesn’t assist individuals with older fashions.
Picture credit score: The Academy
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