What’s Up with Apple’s Resistance to Multi-touch Macs?

What's Up with Apple's Resistance to Multi-touch Macs?

Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops are sleek, beautiful and expensive. But the addition of a touch strip above the keyboards on these devices only serves to highlight a very strange aversion to a technology that Apple made popular on mobile devices: Multi-touch screens.

In some ways, the Touch Bar reminds me of the central mistake in Microsoft's Surface Book: Rather than deliver the functionality its users want and need, Apple has stubbornly stood by an unnecessary limitation and then touted it as an advantage.

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