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Apple Magic Trackpad

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    Apple Magic Trackpad

    I've been using this with Windows's not fully functional by Mac standards but it's a dandy basic trackpad using the Apple's driver for Windows under Boot Camp.

    It strikes me that this would be a perfect tool for interfacing with the new Windows 8 UI on a desktop computer. Someone's going to have to developing the driver that would make the trackpad mimic a touch screen display, but the advantage is that unlike most external trackpads, or the ones on Laptops, the Apple Magic Trackpad is actually large enough to be useful for real, adult(tm) human beings.

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    Windows 7

    Yes it would be a good idea. A(n im)possible battery gauge - Magic Trackpad Control Panel for Windows - Configure the Apple Driver Settings without BootCamp
    But from this article it seems apple is blocking A LOT of functionality from windows users. If only someone could write their own HID driver for the device, then it would be great for windows 8. Anyone on this forum know any HID wizards????
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