The Multi-Touch Evolution: Apple Magic Mouse

The Apple Magic Mouse [Multi-Touch]

It began with iPhone. Then came iPod touch. Then MacBook Pro. And now, friends, multi-touch technology has come to the mouse. But not just any mouse — the Magic Mouse. Apple’s latest peripheral has a low-profile design and a seamless top shell, boasting a sleek and dramatically different design.  The Multi-Touch area covers the top surface of Magic Mouse, and the mouse itself is the button. Scroll in any direction with one finger, swipe through web pages and photos with two, and click and double-click anywhere. Inside Magic Mouse is a chip that tells it exactly what you want to do. Which means Magic Mouse won’t confuse a scroll with a swipe. It even knows when you’re just resting your hand on it.

It’s included with the new iMacs but you can pick one up for $69 if you want to bring multi-touch to another model.

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iPhone 3GS is real: Packs 7.2 HSDPA, 3 MP Autofocus Camera + Video, Drops June 19th

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Launching messaging is 2.1x faster, loading SimCity is 2.4x faster, viewing Excel 3.6x faster, loading NY Times 2.9x faster. It’s got 7.2 Mbps HSDPA so internet browsing has gotten even more refined. The 3GS supports OpenGL|ES and better javascript integration. The camera has been upgraded, now sporting a 3 megapixel autofocus camera that supports video.

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Apple Store in Shanghai Opens this Fall, Designed by Ben Wood

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