Magic Trackpad an Alternative to the Mouse?

Here’s another Apple rumor the day WWDC 2010 kicks off. What may be called the “Magic Trackpad” could negate the need for a typical computer mouse. The trackpad peripheral seems to have the classic anodized aluminum look that Apple loves so much, which closely resembles the current Apple bluetooth keyboard. There are more rumors claiming handwriting recognition as well, which would make it a sort of poor man’s graphics tablet.

Though this rumor has not really been discussed until now, it seems to be a pretty legitimate possibility. Steve Jobs has demonstrated his distaste for buttons, such as doing away with the keyboard and mouse to create the iPad. I think that it is a definite possibility in this year’s WWDC.

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