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Apple Patents Motion Sensor Keyboard That Plans to Eliminate the Mouse

Written on January 25, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Is Apple out to put the mouse and trackpad out of the picture in the long run? Or is it just a spur-of-the-moment thing that will dissipate later?

The latest Apple patent has been released recently over at Macrumors, and it seems like Apple is working on a new Motion Sensor Keyboards that may redefine the way we think and use our simple imput devices. And yeah, it looks like Apple is on a crusade of taking the mouse and the trackpad out of the desktop/laptop picture.

Introducing Apple’s latest patent application for a touch-sensitive keyboard. It’s been years since the company has been working to reshape the face of desktop and laptop input. And although no device, nor company, has matched the commercial success of the traditional mechanical QWERTY keyboard, Apple is taking on the challenge with their new concoction.

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