What do you want to see in Apple's Magic Trackpad 3, Magic Mouse 3, and Magic Keyboard 2? Apple makes a series of accessories for the Mac that includes the Magic Keyboard and second editions of both the Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse. Show More Summary
What can you do with a ForceTouch Trackpad and Force Click? Here are all the secrets! Force Touch trackpads come on the 12-inch MacBook, 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro, and the Magic Trackpad 2. And with Force Touch comes Force Click, a convenient way to invoke secondary actions with what is, in essence, a secondary, "deeper" press into the trackpad. Show More Summary
Apple’s new Touch Bar looks like the coolest innovation since trackpads, but there’s just one problem: you have to buy a brand new MacBook Pro to get it. It seems inevitable that Apple will eventually bring the Touch Bar to all Macs, so one concept artist already created a mockup of what that may look […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple’s adaptive OLED touchbar for its next-gen MacBook will be called the “Magic Toolbar,” according to a trademark filing made earlier this year. The trademark filing was made by a dummy corporation called “Presto Apps America LLC” on February 5, 2016. Show More Summary
How do I zoom in on Mac? With the trackpad on your Mac laptop or gestures on the Magic Mouse, but with the Zoom accessibility feature, you can zoom in on the whole screen, not just part of an app. You can do it with keyboard shortcuts...Show More Summary
Don’t like clicks or beeps or other sounds when using a metronome? Try some haptic feedback instead, with this free utility. First, you’ll need an Apple trackpad that supports haptic feedback. Pretty soon, I suspect that will be all the new MacBooks – most of the line is badly in need of an update (another story there). Show More Summary
Grovemade has redesigned its wood and cork Keyboard Tray ($99) and Trackpad Tray ($59) to keep up with Apple’s updated Magic Keyboard and Trackpad. Like the previous Grovemade keyboard tray, the wooden keyboard and trackpad holders are lined with cork to keep devices in place and prop them up at a slight incline for added ergonomic comfort. Show More Summary
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a system that turns your arm into a trackpad. Video demo above. From their scientific paper (PDF): It consists of a ring, which emits a continuous high frequency AC signal, and a sensing wristband with multiple electrodes. Show More Summary
The next generation of Apple’s Magic Mouse may have Force Touch, according to a recently discovered patent. Apple’s latest trackpad for the desktop already has Force Touch, but the Magic Mouse is still lacking the feature. In the patent, we find two new pieces of hardware that are specifically mentioned for use in Force Touch. Show More Summary
With Force Touch so far implemented on MacBooks, the Magic Trackpad 2 and the iPhone 6s (with 3D Touch branding), it’s no surprise that Apple has plans for the Magic Mouse to get in on the act. The last update to the Magic Mouse, back...Show More Summary
If you recently purchased an Apple iMac, you’ll have received one of their all-new Magic Keyboards in the box (along with a Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2). However, if you either need to replace it or you want to buy one for a second...Show More Summary
A lot of cool things happened in October in the iOS community. First, the new 'Magic' accessories launched, including the Magic Mouse 2, Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2. After that the new Apple TV became available, and the iMore team has been killing it with all sorts of coverage on that. Show More Summary
The $129 new trackpad price is unconscionable, but my wrists don't have a conscience.
With the introduction of Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse 2, Apple offers two solid upgrades to its peripheral accessory lineup, but in our estimation only one is worthy of the "magic" moniker.
The mouse is anathema to Apple’s grand utopian touch-based future, in which nothing but the supple pads of your ten digits (and a Pencil ?) dictate how you navigate a digital interface. The new Magic Trackpad 2 is the fullest realization of that future for desktop users. I’m enamored, but mostly just want my mouse back. Read more...
Apple’s recent release of the new Magic accessories … left us all a bit disappointed. Is the new Magic Keyboard, Trackpad 2, or Mouse 2 worth buying? Let’s find out. Along with that, we get into some new information regarding an official Apple TV release date and Apple Music by the numbers. Big thanks to […]
Leave a comment for your chance to win some Apple Magic! The Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 have been redesigned: They're now slimmer, sleeker, and more comfortable to use than ever. They're also now fully rechargeable,...Show More Summary
The Magic Trackpad 2 brings Apple's Force Touch technology to the desktop. Force Touch may have been announced first with the Apple Watch but it shipped first on the new MacBook and, in so doing, brought the next generation of interactivity to the laptop. Show More Summary
For users looking to give their Mac accessories a little more protection while on the go, WaterField Designs has created a new line of travel cases for Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2. The Magic Keyboard Socket ($15) is a simple padded liner, available only in black. Show More Summary
Accessory company WaterField has announced a new set of cases and covers for Apple's new Magic Keyboard 2 and Magic Trackpad peripherals. The new cases are custom-fit for either accessory, meant to protect them when you travel. WaterField has designed three products for the Magic Keyboard. Show More Summary