I’ve heard apple users defend a lot of stuff about their precious macs over the last several years, but I never thought I’d hear this. Apple is (rightly) lauded for their work on usability. In many cases, their software and hardware is surprisingly elegant.

However, there is, in my opinion, a serious problem with their keyboards. All the apple keyboards I’ve seen in the last couple years have had two delete keys. Or rather, one delete key and one “del” key. Now, if you’re like me, you might expect “del” to act like “delete.” Surprise! “delete” is actually “backspace.” According to one member in today’s conversation, there’s nothing wrong with this.

How someone without significant computer experience would know the distinction between “delete” and “del” is beyond me.

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