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What's the point of the magic trackpad?
By Dave Winer on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 9:14 AM.

On Twitter, Dossy wonders why the new Magic Trackpad from Apple. permalink

There's the the M-word again. Pretty soon I'm going to think it's a brand name™. permalink

A picture named trackpad.jpg permalink

Come on guys get with the program. You're in the middle of a bootstrap. This is the next step. permalink

Apple has a new operating system called iOS. It's what runs on iPods (which they are phasing out), iPhones and iPads.  permalink

What doesn't it run on? (Yet.) permalink

Why not? Wellllllll. Cause for one thing, the Mac is built around a mouse as a pointing device and iOS is built around fingers as the pointing device. So if you want to run iOS software on Mac hardware don't you need a little new hardware? Just a little?  permalink

Come on, this isn't that hard. It's Software Evolution 101. permalink

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