Apple has filed and been approved for 26 new patents, including one that contains designs for a dual-screen MacBook. According to Patently Apple — a site that tracks the patents applied for by Apple and other competitors — the keyboard and trackpad would be removed to make space for a second screen with touchscreen abilities.
The patents outline two versions of a dual-screen Mac. The first will be similar to a regular laptop, with both screens attached by a hinge and the second screen acting as a keyboard. The second would be a two-in-one computer where each screen can be used separately like an iPad.
While a patent application doesn’t mean that Apple has definite plans to release the product, it does show that the company is exploring the possibility of a dual-screen MacBook.
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