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Software fix for faulty Apple MacBook trackpads coming soon?

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:07PM EST

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Over the weekend, we reported on the growing body of circumstantial evidence that pointed to a flaw in the glass trackpad on the new MacBooks. A growing number of MacBook and MacBook Pro users have been reporting an unusual error with their trackpad. According to the forum discussions, the trackpad stops responding for 5-10 clicks after working for about 50 clicks. One MacBook owner took his complaints further than the forums and sent an email directly to Steve Jobs. According to Mac Rumors, Steve-O himself responded with a short but sweet email saying “Software fix coming soon”. Fake or for real? It is difficult to tell as Steve Jobs has been known to respond to emails in the past and the header information in this current email is consistent with previously reported emails. If this rumor pans out, then you MacBook owners can relax knowing that the problem lies with the software and not the hardware and that an easy fix may be coming soon.