Apple reportedly releasing an iPad keyboard with a trackpad after this year


Apple is formulation to recover a new iPad keyboard with a built-in trackpad after this year, according to The Information. The new appendage is expected going to recover alongside a subsequent chronicle of a iPad Pro, pronounced The Information’s source.

Adding a trackpad to an iPad keyboard would be nonetheless another pierce from Apple to move functionality typically compared with a laptop to a company’s renouned inscription line. iPadOS already has rodent support, though it’s an prolongation of a iPad’s AssistiveTouch record and we have to puncture into a accessibility menu to spin it on. And a on-screen rodent pointer isn’t a common small black arrow we competence be used to on your mechanism — it’s a big, semi-opaque round that has a dot in a middle.

So right now, Apple doesn’t seem to be pulling we to use a rodent on an iPad. But if a association does recover an iPad keyboard with a trackpad, it seems probable rodent support could turn a some-more manifest underline in iPadOS in an arriving program update.

And only yesterday, during a company’s annual shareholder meeting, Apple program arch Craig Federighi said, “If we like what you’ve seen us do with iPadOS, stay tuned, we’re going to keep operative on it.” So it seems we should, unsurprisingly, design new iPadOS updates during some indicate that gaunt some-more into a device’s twin purpose as a inscription and PC.

Perhaps Apple has seen certain response to rodent support — my co-worker Sam Byford felt it was flattering good — and will make it a some-more core partial of iPadOS along with this rumored new keyboard case. Now, Apple only needs to lift a retreat pretence and supplement a touchscreen to a Mac.

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