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The MacBook vs. Windows Touchscreen Notebooks: Why You Don’t Need A Touchscreen

Mac 360′s Kate MacKenzie notes that more and more Windows notebooks have touchscreens, and Apple’s don’t thus far. So is Apple is falling behind in the innovation stakes?

Not according to Ms. MacKenzie, who observes that “For exactly two minutes the touchscreen notebook is intriguing,” making it possible to imagine fleetingly that Apple is behind the times and needs a touchscreen Mac. However, the fact is, she says, is that after a few minutes you’ll tire of lifting your arm and hand and trying to aim at icons to touch what, and Apple already has as a touch solution is better and easier to use than any Windows touchscreen device and its already built-in to your MacBook. That would be Apple’s superb implementation of the trackpad.

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