There are all kinds of great gestures for MacBooks, Magic Trackpads, and the Magic Mouse. Over on iMore, they show off how to add one more that reveals what windows are open in an app. Read more...
Make your Dock easier to use by adding scroll gestures to your trackpad or Magic Mouse The OS X Dock makes it simple to see which apps are open on your Mac, but it's still easy to lose track of what windows are open in each app. Especially on smaller screens like laptops, that means important information can get buried awfully fast. Show More Summary
A small, steel-and-silicon sleeve designed to slip over standard alkaline batteries promises to let those disposable cells run up to eight times longer, saving consumers money and frustration.
From now through May 6th, one of Apple's authorized resellers is offering the lowest prices of the year on a wide assortment of official Apple-branded accessories including AirPort Base Stations (from $69), Keyboards ($45), Mice ($45), Super Drives ($45), MacBook Power Adapters ($59), and several Lightening, USB, FireWire, VGA, DVI, SD Card & Gigabit Ethernet adapters ($19).
I'm an unabashed fan of mechanical keyboards, so you might assume that I don't like the new tech in the MacBook, but you'd be wrong. I love it. I want to see it everywhere, especially on the desktop. I'm smitten with two parts of the new MacBook: The keyboard and the new trackpad. Show More Summary
Apple’s magical Force Touch trackpad — which uses haptic technology to make the new MacBook trackpad feel like it’s clicking, even when it’s not — was unveiled at the company’s recent “Spring Forward” event. But a patent application published today suggests that this is merely … Read more ›
Touch ID has completely changed security on the iPhone, and now Apple’s finger print scanning technology could soon be coming to the Mac. Apple is planning to bring Touch ID to the upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air, according to sources at … Read more ›
Apple may be planning an expansion of its Touch ID fingerprint authentication technology to its portable computers and peripherals in advance of a larger Apple Pay rollout, according to a Tuesday report out of Taiwan.
Touch ID could be headed to the next-generation MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad, according to a sketchy rumor from Taiwanese website Apple.club.tw [Google Translate]. The report, citing sources, claims that the...Show More Summary
In “Look, No Hands,” graphic designer Michelle Vandy details the workflow she has created in order to utilize her arms as little as possible during the design process, creating much of her work using her nose and an Apple Magic Trackpad. During a typical day I’ll usually use my nose-pad 50% of the time and […]
As part of its ongoing effort to deliver substantial deals ahead of the Black Friday frenzy, AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's Authorized Resellers to give away a free Apple Magic Trackpad with every MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Pro, and non-Retina iMac that also comes bundled with deeply discounted 3-Year AppleCare plans.
Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread, where omnichad will answer my question about how to pry open the battery compartment of a Magic Trackpad that has been sealed shut by corrosion without hurting myself in the process [insert gif of me nearly impaling myself with a flathead screwdriver here]. Show More Summary
Bluetooth bugs seem to be a recurring problem with Apple's latest software updates, as users running OS X Yosemite say that the new Mac operating system has created connectivity problems with the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and third-party wireless accessories.
Macs may be more legitimate gaming machines than ever before, but that’s only on the inside. Apple’s peripherals still make terrible controllers for most games. If you’ve ever tried using a Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad in a first-person shooter, for example, you know what we’re talking about. Show More Summary
MacBidouille is the source of an interesting new rumor [translation] that Apple is currently experimenting with new ARM-powered Mac variants that include a Magic trackpad built into the system’s keyboard. The company is also reportedly working on a new version of OS X that will be compatible with these ARM machines. Show More Summary
French site MacBidouille revives rumors that Apple is actively developing ARM processor based Macs. According to a source that they describe as reliable, Apple has prototypes of several ARM-based machines, including an iMac, Mac mini,...Show More Summary
You may not need a mouse much these days if you’re rocking a Macbook or Magic Trackpad, but if you do any kind of gaming on your computer, you know a mouse is essential kit. Sensei Wireless Gaming Mouse by … Read more ›
Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been teasing a mysterious new product which looked suspiciously like an Apple Magic Trackpad, but today it was finally as a mini wireless router. The Mi Router Mini comes in an array of colors and is available for only CNY129 ($21). Show More Summary
If you want more control over your Mac using your Magic Mouse or trackpad, BetterTouchTool puts hundreds of actions at your finger tips. Read the full article: Even More Powerful BetterTouchTool Actions You Should Know About
I love my Apple products. I’ve used Macs since day one. My desk right now has on it my MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPad Air, Thunderbolt Display and iPhone. On, and an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and Magic Trackpad, of course. My friends are convinced that I’m incapable of leaving the house without my iPad, and I […]