If you sit at a desk with your laptop and don't use a laptop stand along with an external mouse and keyboard, you're really missing out on greatly improved ergonomics and probably less back and neck pain. This Belkin Zero stand is a great choice, and looks great underneath any laptop, especially a Macbook. It's only 21 bucks on eBay right now. [eBay] Read more...
Belkin’s new YouType Bluetooth Wireless Keypad looks a lot like Apple’s Magic Trackpad. But the only folks who might actually find it ‘magical’ are accountants, because Belkin trades gestures and multi-touch input for a set of numerical keys and extra shortcuts for navigating large documents. More »
This wooden trackpad from Orée brings the woods to you – literally. Each trackpad is made from a maple or walnut slab with a hollow center where circuits enable the wooden form to sense your touch and turn it into computing magic. You...Show More Summary
Belkin’s YourType Bluetooth Wireless Keypad ($60) is exactly what it would look like if you took a Magic Trackpad and stuck some numbers to it. If Apple were ever to make a number pad of its own, we’d imagine it would look just like this. For the accountants and other number crunchers out there, it’s worth checking out. ...
I absolutely love my Magic Trackpad. It gives me all the functionality of my MacBook’s trackpad, only on a huge panel which can be placed to the left or the right of my keyboard. For a while I was even using two of them, but that deviation is now over (side note: if you want […] The post Orée Wooden Trackpad appeared first on Cult of Mac.
If you were to ask us what materials we’d expect to see a Magic Trackpad competitor made of, wood certainly wouldn’t be at the top of that list. In fact, we’re not even quite sure how that would physically work. But apparently it does, as Orée is launching its Touch Slab (€150/~$200) on October 21. ...
Wacom is covering all grounds lately with new products. Their latest is the Bamboo Pad, a touch surface with the gesture control the likes of an Apple Magic Trackpad, with some added functionality for drawing and jotting down notes. Read more...
When it comes to touch-enabled mice for the Mac, Apple’s Magic Mouse has seen little real competition. Much like it took a swing at the Magic Trackpad with its Rechargeable Trackpad T651a, Logitech is now trying to swoop into that space with its Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 ($70). Show More Summary
This one’s for all you Macbook and Magic Trackpad users; you know who you are. Mac OS X comes with Mission Control, a way to see all the open applications running on your Mac. Typically, you can hit the F3 key to bring up Mission Control and see what’s what on your Mac. Show More Summary
You thought you were going to get through another weekend without that TUAW classic Caturday? Well, you're wrong. Today's feline geek is Max, a six-month-old Singapura who loves to help his human, Sumner Paine, work on his 27" iMac. According...Show More Summary
The Touch is a cool-looking new way to control Adobe Lightroom, either using your Magic trackpad or your iPad. It’s a small app that runs alongside Lightroom (or Final Cut Pro X) and lets you control it using all manner of gestures, taps, and swipes, letting you focus less on which slider to grab and [...]Show More Summary
If you’re anything like me, you pretty much spend all of your day clicking. Clicking a mouse. Clicking a trackpad. Clicking a keyboard. And yet, despite all of that physical exertion, I’m still somehow a fatass. How can that be? Luckily, some scientists have looked into the problem, and figured out the answer: I’m just [...]Show More Summary
Let's say you're reading TUAW and you see that I've used the word "peripatetic" in a post. While some of you would know the meaning of the word, others might be doing a bit of head-scratching and fire up the Dictionary app on your Mac. Show More Summary
The latest version of Safari for OS X has an iOS-like behavior if you’re using an Apple Trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Magic Trackpad to browse the web. If you double tap on the trackpad or mouse, the view within the Safari window will zoom in, just like a double tap on your iPhone or iPad [...]Show More Summary
This is the mother lode, folks: we're starting off the new year by offering a brand-new iMac with 1TB hard drive, 8GB RAM and Magic Trackpad! What's more, this fully-decked all-in-one also comes preloaded with Parallels Desktop 8 for...Show More Summary
Mac: You can set up a few simple gestures on your MacBook to make navigating with the trackpad (or Magic Mouse) a breeze, but the default selection is pretty limited. Jitouch is a utility that adds a bunch of useful gestures for browsing the web and using different software. More »
A couple of days ago Logitech announced the impending release of its Trackpad for Mac, a $69 alternative to Apple’s own Magic Trackpad offering. Logitech was quick to ship one... Keep reading ?
If you’ve got a Mac, but simply can’t stand the Apple wireless keyboard or Magic Trackpad for some reason, you’ve now got another option because Logitech has just unveiled a wireless keyboard and trackpad, made especially for Mac. The Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard is backlit and will play nicely with…
Apple’s Magic Trackpad went two and a half years without an equally appealing third-party competitor for the Mac. Finally, someone has taken a stab at improving on our favorite input device: Logitech’s Rechargeable Trackpad ($70) looks like a real contender. Show More Summary
Lately, my bag is light, but my heart is heavy. My favorite computing device, my Chromebook, is off getting its trackpad repaired under warranty. Mr WayofCats observed it might not be the fault of the Chromebook, since I have probably … Continue reading ?