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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse tipped as Apple Magic Mouse rival

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse tipped as Apple Magic Mouse rival

A new product listing for a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse (product code RVF-00003, with an MRSP of around $70) has prompted speculation that the company are preparing their own rival to Apple's Magic Mouse.  istartedsomething spotted the scant details online, together with an arctouchmouse.com placeholder, and drew some tentative connections between the presumed new peripheral and the prototype multitouch mouse Microsoft demonstrated as part of their Mouse 2.0 research last year.

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Apple Magic Mouse hands-on

Apple Magic Mouse hands-on

While the new 27-inch iMacs may be Apple's eye-catchers, especially in Apple Stores, it's the company's new Magic Mouse peripheral that will find its way to the most desks. By junking the trackball of the Mighty Mouse and replacing it with a touch-sensitive surface, Apple have not only catered for the demands of desktop users calling out for multitouch, but bypassed ongoing reliability frustrations of the mechanical ball. After the cut, our live Magic Mouse gallery together with some hands-on first impressions.

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Apple new MacBook, Mac mini, iMac and Magic Mouse hands-on

Apple new MacBook, Mac mini, iMac and Magic Mouse hands-on

The Apple Store has just gone back online with a broad sweep of updates, and I've been catching up with Apple this morning to go hands-on with the new range.  After the cut, all the details and some hands-on feedback with the new 13.3-inch MacBook, three new Mac mini desktops, four new iMacs with 21.5-inch and 27-inch Full HD IPS displays and, in the top-spec model, a Core i5 or Core i7 processor, and the new Apple Magic Mouse with a multitouch trackpad.

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Apple curved touch patent reawakens flexed iPhone and iWatch talk

Apple curved touch patent reawakens flexed iPhone and iWatch talk

Apple has patented a new type of curved touch sensor that could be used to make non-flat tablets, phones, displays, and even touch mice with bowed or molded glass. The new filing, No. 8,603,574, proposes a different method of manufacturing touch sensors that could effectively mold the panel to suit a curved glass smartphone, or indeed a smartwatch that contours to the wrist.

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Apple iMac 27-inch (2013) Review

Apple iMac 27-inch (2013) Review

Apple wowed us with the new iMac last year, its incredible design borrowing from aerospace construction methods and the sort of screen lamination only done on smartphones like the iPhone, while inside delivering the sort of power desktop users expected. Now, for 2013, comes the updated version: still visually grabbing, but now brought up to speed with faster processors, beefier graphics, and an extra jolt of speed for Apple's own Fusion Drive technology. So, is beauty still more than skin deep? Read on for our full review.

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I expected Apple to jump on Leap Motion first, not ASUS

I expected Apple to jump on Leap Motion first, not ASUS

If you can judge a technology's wow-factor by how much it's accused of being vaporware, Leap Motion's gesture-tracking was a hit from the off; companies jumped on the idea, though it's perhaps a surprise that the first should be ASUS, not Apple. The matchbox-sized gadget - which can track the movement of ten fingers individually, and 200x more accurately than kit like Microsoft's Kinect - will soon be integrated into Windows 8 PCs from ASUS, according to a new deal announced today. Microsoft's OS certainly loves fingers, but Apple's moves to blend the best of OS X and iOS arguably make it and Leap Motion more obvious bedfellows.

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Magic FrogPad bestows one-handed data entry upon Mac users

Magic FrogPad bestows one-handed data entry upon Mac users

Space at your desk can sometimes be at a premium, something that full-size QWERTY keyboards don't always help with. The folks at FrogPad are here to help with the new Magic FrogPad, a cling that crams the functionality of a full QWERTY keyboard into a one-handed keypad. The Magic FrogPad can fit the Apple Magic Trackpad "perfectly" (hence the name), and comes in designs made for both left- and right-handed people.

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