Apple has quietly launched new and improved equipment for Macs as we speak alongside up to date 4K 21.5-inch and 5K 27-inch iMacs together with a Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2, and Magic Mouse 2. Apple’s new Mac peripherals have all been redesigned with Bluetooth four.zero together with built-in, long-lasting rechargeable batteries that may be totally recharged in two hours utilizing a Lightning connector cable – fortunately included with all three new peripherals.
Apple’s long-awaited, newly designed Magic Keyboard (included with all iMacs) has an improved wedge-shaped aluminum construct that is much more stable than earlier than because of the brand new low-profile scissor-style keys that are 33% extra steady than earlier than and require a shorter key journey for a extra snug and exact typing expertise. It is value noting that these are the identical keys Apple used for its 12-inch Retina MacBook, in order that they’re additionally bigger than the keys of the older mannequin. Alas, the largest letdown is that the brand new Magic Keyboard lacks backlit keys and is much more costly than ever at $99
The brand new Magic Trackpad 2 alternatively, which can also be significantly costlier than its predecessor at $129 – could be justified because it includes a quieter click-anywhere design utilizing Apple’s Pressure Contact know-how in addition to having a 29% bigger edge-to-edge glass contact floor. It additionally shares the identical design language because the Magic Keyboard with a wedge-shaped aluminum development.
The brand new $79 Magic Mouse 2 (included with all iMacs) hasn’t been modified bodily, nevertheless it additionally includes a built-in rechargeable battery mentioned to really feel extra stable and lighter than earlier than. Beneath, the Magic Mouse 2 options redesigned toes which have much less friction for a smoother glide. And that is just about it.