Apple's touchscreen MacBook can't come soon enough

We love the MacBook Pro, but it would be even better with a touchscreen (Image credit: Future)

It's ironic, really. In the era of Steve Jobs, Apple created a multitouch display for the first iPhone... and changed society forever. As a result, in 2023 we primarily access the web on our phones, and primarily using touch. Yet, when it comes to laptops, Apple has been purposely lagging behind.

And that baffles my brain. Indeed, I'm writing right now on a Dell Latitude 9410, which does have a touchscreen. Because while I'd dearly love to use a MacBook, the muscle memory of mixing up typing with touch has become deeply engrained, and has made me so much more productive. 

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.