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Apple Patents Hybrid Keyboard That Acts As A Trackpad

19 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

When it comes to computer use, the input methods are keyboard and mouse. This isn't usually an either-or situation as for the most part both peripherals will be needed. However it seems that Apple could be exploring an idea where they can reduce the number of input devices needed into one. This comes in the form of a hybrid keyboard which functions like a normal keyboard when you press the keys, except that it comes with sensors so that users can touch the surface of it where it can act as a trackpad as well. The description reads , “A touch sensitive mechanical keyboard can accept touch...
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