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Apple makes Magic Trackpad official

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Jul 2010 21:55 User comments (9)

Apple makes Magic Trackpad official After months of speculation, Apple has finally, officially introduced their Magic Trackpad desktop companion.
The Trackpad allows desktop users to enjoy multitouch gestures, just like notebook users have enjoyed for years.

Apple's latest device connects to a Mac via Bluetooth, and will work from up to 33 feet away. The Magic Trackpad promises "months" of battery life.

The company says supported gestures are "two-finger scrolling, pinching to zoom, rotating with your fingertips, three-finger swiping, and activating Exposé or switching between applications with four fingers."

Apple's Magic Trackpad is priced at $69.



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9 user comments

127.7.2010 22:08

The clicker in my macbook's broke after like 3 months.

227.7.2010 22:35

Whiki Whiki, it's like I'm really a DJ!

327.7.2010 23:59

I don't need one, but BOO on making it require Snow Leopard.

428.7.2010 0:39

I wonder if this Apple product supports the single middle finger gesture...

528.7.2010 3:15

earth to apple: multitouch is for touchscreen. this is like moving the touchscrren controls to the back of the iphone!

also, trackpads suck. they only exist because you can't build a mouse into a notebook.

maybe if apple had enough buttons on their mice, they wouldn't feel the need to replace their mice with something that doesn't even have a left click.

628.7.2010 7:03

Nothing too major here. This should have been an ad on to a mac keyboard for their new desktops.

728.7.2010 8:46

Originally posted by ivymike:
I wonder if this Apple product supports the single middle finger gesture...
lol!

828.7.2010 10:59

if you flip it off , it reboots into windows..... (3.11)

929.7.2010 4:30

Originally posted by mystic:
if you flip it off , it reboots into windows..... (3.11)
Still better than vista.

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