A new patent shows that Apple might bring vividly coloured backlights to its future keyboards. This could mean that we may soon wave goodbye to the austere look that Macs have sported for so long.
Although this isn’t technically ground-breaking, Apple’s patent claims that the new light system differs to other illuminated keyboard designs as the lights will be “individually controllable”. Each button could therefore have a variable tone or colour, which Apple says is key for feedback and should help “improve the user experience”.
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