“Configuration files in Apple’s latest beta of OS X 10.11.1 reveal a trio of new hardware updates likely to arrive soon: a new Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse 2, plus a Magic Keyboard,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Digging inside the Bluetooth settings of the third beta of OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan, Consomac discovered that Apple has three new input devices on the way, all with ‘Magic’ branding,” Hughes reports. “Specifically, the inclusion of a Magic Trackpad 2 is noteworthy because it was not included in FCC filings that surfaced in August.”
“It’s likely that both the new Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad will feature Force Touch input, which Apple introduced in the integrated MacBook and MacBook Pro trackpads earlier this year,” Hughes reports. “Force Touch trackpads offer new input methods, such as a ‘deeper’ click enacted with a more forceful press on the surface.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Oh, yeah! Right about when we need to replace them all anyway! Bring on the Magic and good riddance to those AA batteries!
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