Magic Trackpad

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2010

Welcome to this week's better late than never edition of the Week in Review! Monday we learned that HTC was planning to move from the hard to get Super AMOLED screen for its Desire and Nexus One smartphones to a Super LCD. The catch is that both screens will be used and apparently, there will be no way for the buyer to tell what screen they are getting.

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iFixit tears down Apple Magic Track pad

iFixit tears down Apple Magic Track pad

We posted up our review of the Apple Magic Trackpad this week and though the device was pretty darn cool. If you are one of the types that can’t wait until someone tears shiny new gadgets apart for you to see, iFixit has done its thing with the new Magic Trackpad.

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Magic Trackpad Review

Magic Trackpad Review

External trackpads aren't exactly new, but Apple has managed to instill no small degree of excitement into their new Magic Trackpad by virtue of their multitouch technology. Essentially the trackpad from a MacBook Pro, sliced out and blown up, the wireless peripheral promises to bring gestures Apple's mobile users have been enjoying to their desktop compatriots. Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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Apple Magic Trackpad and multi-touch trackpad gets update 1.0

Apple Magic Trackpad and multi-touch trackpad gets update 1.0

Apple unveiled its new Magic Trackpad yesterday. The $70 accessory adds a trackpad that supports gestures to your desktop similar to the multi-touch gesture trackpads that are on MacBooks. Apple has announced a new update for the Magic Trackpad and trackpad on MacBook machines called update 1.0.

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Apple Magic Trackpad official: $69 multitouch peripheral

Apple Magic Trackpad official: $69 multitouch peripheral

Apple's new Magic Trackpad brings to desktop users something they've been enviously eyeing up from their mobile counterparts for some time now: multitouch gestures.  Basically a larger version of the multitouch trackpad from a MacBook Pro, the glass-topped slab hooks up to your Mac via Bluetooth and promises "months" of battery life and up to 33ft range.

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Mac Pro gets dual-hexacore Intel Xeon upgrade

Mac Pro gets dual-hexacore Intel Xeon upgrade

It's not just new iMacs that Apple have outed this morning; the company has also announced updates to its Mac Pro range with the much-anticipated quad- and hexacore Intel Xeon processors.  While the basic configurations include quad-core CPUs as standard, up to two 2.93GHz 6-core Intel Xeon X5670 processors can be specified, along with up to four 512GB SSDs, an ATI Radeon HD 5870 with 1GB of memory, and up to 32GB of DDR3 memory.  Meanwhile there are now two Mini DisplayPort ports as standard.

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iMac gets Core i3, i5 & i7 update, new Apple Magic Trackpad

iMac gets Core i3, i5 & i7 update, new Apple Magic Trackpad

As expected, Apple has updated its iMac line to include Intel's Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 processors, and they've also outed their Magic Trackpad too.  As before there are 21.5- and 27-inch versions of the iMac, now kicking off from $1,199 with a 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory and ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics; $1,699 gets you a 27-inch 3.20 GHz Intel Core i3 machine with ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics.

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