Analyst claims ‘much progress being made’ towards development of multi-touch Macs

Apple Online Store“There is ‘much progress being made’ towards the development of multi-touch Macs, says Kaufman analyst Shaw Wu, citing industry sources,” MacNN reports.

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MacNN reports, “With the debut of the Magic Trackpad for desktop systems, Wu describes a touchscreen Mac as the ‘next logical step’ in the evolution of Apple’s multi-touch support.”

MacDailyNews Take: “Next logical step” for gorillas, if the touchscreen Macs were intended to remain in the upright position (which we doubt they would be, if Apple does indeed plan on releasing touchscreen Macs. More about how Apple might do touchscreen Macs that don’t cause Gorilla Arm here.)

MacNN reports, “Any such system may or may not be “ready for primetime,” Wu admits, but he also suggests that a sneak peek could be possible at Apple’s October 20th press event.”

Full article here.

50 Comments

  1. When as Apple ever done a sneak peek on revolutionary hardware when their was not a government agency involved that would expose the product before Apple would normally announce it?

    **** Never!!!! ****

  2. When as Apple ever done a sneak peek on revolutionary hardware when their was not a government agency involved that would expose the product before Apple would normally announce it?

    **** Never!!!! ****

  3. As long as a touchscreen is a supplement to the mouse and keyboard I don’t see a huge problem with “Gorilla Arm”. Since using the iPad I am often tempted to touch the screen of my iMac. Not for prolonged use, but say to zoom, push a button, drag a window, pull down a fader drag an item to trash I think it could be a nice feature. And, so long as they can keep the price down, if you don’t want to use it then don’t- no harm done.

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