Someone is trying to sell the Space Gray Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Keyboard that come with the iMac Pro for what can only be described as silly money.
Here are ten things you might not know about Apple's latest Magic Trackpad 2, Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2 accessories for Macs.
Apple's latest OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta 3, which was seeded to registered developers just yesterday, contains a number of references throughout which indicate the existence of a range of new accessories for Apple's Mac range of computers. The discovered references are pointing towards a Magic Keyboard, a Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2. These may well be the clearest indication yet that Apple could be planning on introducing some improved peripherals alongside the next Mac refresh.
Apple's Magic Trackpad is a loathe it or love it kinda thing. While some just can't live without its free-scrolling, flicking and pointing abilities, some see it as a step down from the traditional mouse. Something that should be consigned to laptops, if you will.
The guy behind The MacBook Air Project site has managed to fit a fully working Mac (MacBook Air to be more precise) under a combination of Apple Wireless Keyboard and the newly released Magic Trackpad. It is one single piece which you can connect to any monitor to enjoy full Mac OS X experience. Amazing isn't it? It features: 1.6 Ghz Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of RAM, and 80GB of HDD. He did this because he believed that it “will be used much beyond internet / email….maybe as an Apple TV replacement”.
Since last month, there has been this rumor floating around the web about an Arc Touch Mouse by Microsoft. Twitter account of Microsoft hardware also teased a couple of images of this mysterious looking “flat” and “touchy” device. And now according to the sources at Neowin, this device is in fact the Microsoft “Arc Touch Mouse” and it will be available in September of this year. The Arc Touch Mouse is the result of Microsoft’s “Mouse 2.0” program which has been lurking around for quite some time now.
Apple today has introduced Magic Trackpad for iMacs, Mac Minis and Mac Pros which brings multitouch and gestures support for these desktop Macs. You can think of Magic Trackpad as a larger desktop version of touchpads found in MacBook Pros. You can use it for swiping, pinch-to-zoom, two-finger scrolling, finger tip rotation and so on. Since the entire Trackpad acts as a single button, you can effectively use it as a replacement to your mouse.