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What is a good external trackpad for a Mac? [closed]

What is a good external trackpad for a Mac? [closed]

I am getting a laptop stand for my MacBook Pro to help with ergonomics when at my desk. Getting an external keyboard isn't a concern, but I have become accustomed to using the trackpad and gestures instead of a mouse. Is there a quality external trackpad that will work with a Mac with all the same gestures?

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Guest [Entry]

"I hate to answer my own question, but I think it is clear that when I asked this question last year there was no clear answer. However with the recent introduction of the Magic Trackpad, I think that is now the clear winner (assuming the Mac has Snow Leopard).

http://www.apple.com/magictrackpad/"
Guest [Entry]

"I think you'd find a FingerWorks iGesture very handy.

Multitouch trackpads existed before Apple made them common. Apple didn't invent them but rather bought FingerWorks which made large trackpads and even multitouch keyboards! Apple bought and closed this manufacturer, but you can still find the trackpads on Ebay, though they are rare. There's a keyboard for sale right now -- eBay link here."