I went by “geek heaven” today (the Apple store) and played around with the new MacBooks. I was most interested in experiencing the new buttonless multi-touch trackpad. It was a good move by Apple.
Apple made the whole trackpad a button and I honestly didn’t miss the old single button at all. I could press anywhere on the trackpad and click. Switching back to a regular button somehow felt limiting. It was a much better experience than just tapping on a regular trackpad – I like having the click feedback.
The four finger up/down left/right swipe was pretty cool and seemed quite natural. I did struggle a lot with the right click, though. It was hit and miss on whether the right-click context menu would remain displayed while I attempted to choose an option. Even the Apple salesperson I was working with had the same problem. I think with some practice, I could nail it.
It’ll be a while before I get some longterm practice, though. Even if I had the money, I didn’t see a compelling reason to upgrade from my current MacBook. The multi-touch trackpad was cool, but I think I’ll wait for the next iteration.
Samsung Galaxy Android 10 Update Info (2020)
With Samsung Galaxy Android 10 update rolling out to some devices and new info starting to emerge, we want to...
Best Smart Home Gifts for Your Parents in 2020
Smart home upgrades make the perfect gift for your parents this year. Whether it is a birthday gift or anniversary...