A wireless input device sold by Apple, similar to laptop trackpads, but larger in size, and with multi touch capabilities

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Apple Magic Trackpad is working great, then randomly stops until hciconfig reset

I paired a Apple Magic Trackpad with my laptop through the kde bluetooth system. It works fine until I touch it with too many fingers or swipe it too much resembling some sort of a gesture (or until ...
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Touch gloves work perfectly with iPhone but not with magic trackpad

After some experimenting I have found out that touch gloves work with Apple's magic trackpad but only if you press really hard, which is not an option. And are there gloves that work on both?
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Does Apple's Magic Trackpad Function When Using Windows 7 or 8 Via Boot Camp or Virtulization Software work?

Does the Magic Trackpad (and I guess the Magic Mouse) “work its magic”, function, gesture... when using Windows 7 or 8 either in Boot Camp or in VmWare Fusion /Parallels etc, or is Gesture Control ...
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Can I create a “dead zone” on my magic trackpad?

I have my magic trackpad below my keyboard and it's great most of the time, but occasionally I hit the edges and end up clicking somewhere on the screen where I didn't want to click. I tried putting ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 3-Finger Drop Lag

After enabling three-finger dragging for my Trackpad, I notice that it drags well, but when I release there is about 1-2 seconds of lag before it actually drops. I understand this is supposed to be a ...
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Magic Trackpad is not scrolling or rotating

I've recently bought Apple's Magic Trackpad and was informed about its requirements for Snow Leopard. I have currently installed Snow Leopard on my Mac but my Magic Trackpad still isn't doing all of ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad (bluetooth) on Debian Squeeze

What do I have to do to get an Apple Magic Trackpad to "work" on a standard Debian Squeeze system? Right now, the trackpad is connected to the machine over Bluetooth, and functions like a mouse: ...
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Is it possible to control a Mac Mini with VNC and a Magic Trackpad simultaneously?

Is it possible to remote control a Mac Mini from another computer through VNC (screen and keyboard sharing), but using the Magic Trackpad connected to the Mac Mini to control the mouse pointer and ...
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Magic Trackpad clicks and points, but doesn't scroll

I just got a new-to-me Magic Trackpad, but after pairing it and adjusting the settings in System Preferences, I can't get it to do the two-finger scrolling gesture. So far, I've uninstalled USB ...
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Is it possible to play OpenTTD with a Magic Trackpad?

Is it possible to play OpenTTD with a Magic Trackpad? The game uses a rigth-click and move mouse while pressed to move around map, and it is almost only way to move around. It is possible to do this ...
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Installing and using Magic Trackpad on Windows XP (without Boot Camp)

I can't use the Magic Trackpad on my Windows XP. It can be paired, but it will not control the cursor. Drivers form boot camp (AppleWirelessTrackpadInstaller.exe) are installed. I have a lot of ...
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Difficult to point-and-click target with Apple Magic Trackpad?

My Magic Trackpad is great for most things involving dragging and gestures, but for simple point-and-click use it is starting to get really annoying. For example, my bank has a numeric code that I ...
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Can I use a Magic Trackpad on Linux?

I'd like to be able to use my Magic Trackpad with Linux. While I haven't installed Linux yet to test it, the trackpad will connect to Windows on the machine (i.e. it has bluetooth). I'm going to be ...
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How well does the Apple Magic Trackpad perform as a mouse replacement?

I'm planning to replace my mouse entirely with the Apple Magic Trackpad on my desktop Mac. My work involves lots of typing (both code and prose). I also use Aperture quite a bit for processing photos. ...
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How to designate Magic Trackpad to one iMac only?

I have two iMac computers (A & B) in one room. I have one trackpad, and I set up it up with A initially. Recently I have trouble to connect the trackpad to A. This happens when A is powered off ...
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How can mouse events be caught in Windows when using Magic Trackpad?

I have been trying to figure out how to "catch" three and four finger swipes from a trackpad to bind custom keyboard commands to them. I think also tap-to-click could be disabled in the same way. My ...
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Anyone know how to modify settings for the Apple Magic Trackpad on Windows (without Boot Camp)?

Anyone know how to modify settings for the Apple Magic Trackpad on Windows (without Boot Camp)? I was able to install the driver and make it work. However, tap-to-click appears to be on by default, ...
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How can I install an Apple Magic Trackpad on a PC without Boot Camp?

I have a Apple Magic Trackpad and I'd like to use it with my PC. I have no other Apple hardware besides the Trackpad. I do not have OSX and thus no Boot Camp CD. The Trackpad uses Bluetooth and ...
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Trackpad software issue after Magic Trackpad update

I recently went into Software Update and updated. In there, was the "Magic Trackpad Update" which, I assume, is a software update for the compatibility of Magic Trackpad. Now, my built-in trackpad ...