Matt Gemmell

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Magic Trackpad

Tech 1 min read

Apple released the new Magic Trackpad yesterday, and I got a hold of one to try. I made a video (in two parts, due to a switch from landscape to portrait halfway through) showing the device and how it works; you can watch it below.

I’m very pleased with the Trackpad so far; it addresses the two major problems I’ve had with trackpads in the past: slow scrolling, and awkward dragging/text-selection.

Part 1:

(Or view it on youtube.)

Part 2:

(Or view it on youtube.)

And here’s another (silent) video showing how Magic Trackpad can do “pick up and move” mouse-like multi-stage drags, making it usable on any size of screen:

(Or view it on youtube.)

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