Feeds

Mobee mods Magic Trackpad into virtual keyboard

Customise your unwanted Apple input device

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

So you bought an Apple Magic Trackpad at launch, but you've found you never use it - yes, we're thinking of you, Bob. Now it doesn't have to gather dust.

Mobee Magic Numpad accessory

It sounds like an April Fools gag, but Mobee, the guys behind the induction charger system for Apple's Magic Mouse, have launched the Magic Numpad in August.

The acme of simplicity, it's a set of numberpad and other key overlays - and ships with a special pen so you can draw your own - that stick onto the otherwise unwanted Trackpad.

Mobee Magic Numpad accessory

Accompanying software translates your taps into key-press events you applications can respond to.

Actually, the software is set to be distributed free of charge through the Mac App Store, so you can rig up your own Magic Numpad for nowt using some clingfilm and a permanent marker, we reckon.

There's no word on UK pricing and availability - Mobee's seller here is Softline - but the Magic Numpad will cost $30 (£18) which it goes on sale in the States at the end of October. ®

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
The hidden costs of self-signed SSL certificates
Exploring the true TCO for self-signed SSL certificates, including a side-by-side comparison of a self-signed architecture versus working with a third-party SSL vendor.