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Now Is The Time For A Bluetooth Haptic Trackpad For ChromeOS

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Years ago, my go-to desktop setup involved a lovely Bluetooth trackpad made by Logitech called the T650. If you ever had/used one, you know the brilliance contained in that wireless wonder. It was huge, glass, smooth, and had a supremely satisfying click mechanism. Early on, Google saw it as important enough to make sure the drivers were in place in ChromeOS to make this trackpad work with Chromebooks and it made for a wonderful pairing at the desk. Much like Apple’s Magic Trackpad has graced many desktops over the years, the Logitech T650 was a companion I was rarely without.

As time passed, however, the mechanism on my T650 finally started wearing out and I began to wonder how long it would last. As it turned out, a coworker at my previous job needed it a bit worse than me, so I sold it to the company at a fair price and moved on, not knowing the scant availability of that unique trackpad had transformed the humble $99 pointing device into an Ebay sensation. After selling it, I quickly realized I could have pulled $200 easily if I would have sold it online. To this day, the now-defunct trackpad still gets listed on Ebay for anywhere between $100 and $200.

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Years ago, my go-to desktop setup involved a lovely Bluetooth trackpad made by Logitech called the T650. If you ever had/used one, you know the brilliance contained in that wireless wonder. It was huge, glass, smooth, and had a supremely satisfying click mechanism. Early on, Google saw it as important enough to make sure the drivers were in place in ChromeOS to make this trackpad work with Chromebooks and it made for a wonderful pairing at the desk. Much like Apple’s Magic Trackpad has graced many desktops over the years, the Logitech T650 was a companion I was rarely without.

As time passed, however, the mechanism on my T650 finally started wearing out and I began to wonder how long it would last. As it turned out, a coworker at my previous job needed it a bit worse than me, so I sold it to the company at a fair price and moved on, not knowing the scant availability of that unique trackpad had transformed the humble $99 pointing device into an Ebay sensation. After selling it, I quickly realized I could have pulled $200 easily if I would have sold it online. To this day, the now-defunct trackpad still gets listed on Ebay for anywhere between $100 and $200.

Why wireless trackpads are awesome
Why is that? Well, for many reasons, users like a good trackpad experience. For Windows users (the actual, intended audience for the T650), there were no peripheral trackpads worth buying until the T650 showed up. And for some reason, even after Logitech moved on, there have been no other attempts to fill that void. As we’ve come to the point where nearly every single laptop is equipped with a trackpad – good or bad – as a default option, why would there not be more options for a standalone, wireless version of the same pointing device for desktop use?

That’s a question I have no answer for, and in an industry that spends a lot of time looking at Apple and doing likewise, I find it very peculiar that neither Microsoft nor Google have decided that making a first-party trackpad accessory makes sense for users. While many of us use a mouse on the desk on a regular basis, the truth is many of us also really like trackpads and would love to have one on the desk in place of a standard mouse.

Most desktop setups place the laptop to one side of the monitor or another, taking the Chromebook’s built-in trackpad out of play. Even if you love the trackpad on the device you have, these types of setups make them unusable at the desk. While I’ve made peace with my desktop setup keeping my laptop below my larger, extended display, this isn’t the best setup for most people. I do it so I can evaluate keyboards, trackpads, and screens on review units. Most users just want to put their laptop on a stand, plug in the dock, and use their desktop keyboard and mouse while at the desk during the day.

And for those of us that do this on a daily basis, many of us prefer a good trackpad to a mouse. I like using gestures to navigate the UI and I find that for most tasks, the trackpad is a bit more natural and ergonomic to use for hours at a time. Yet, my only real option at this point for a current, modern trackpad that wirelessly connects to my Chromebook is the Apple Magic Trackpad 2. And though Google has added the necessary drivers to make it work well, there’s still something just a bit off about it and I’ve found it less than reliable on a daily basis.

Why now is the time for a wireless haptic ChromeOS trackpad
With the arrival of the HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook, however, I’ve been reminded how great haptic trackpads can be, and I really feel like it is time for Google to make a standard haptic trackpad for ChromeOS users. The biggest benefit would be for Chromeboxes and Chromebases, but I could see tons of Chromebook and Chromebook tablet users buying one as well for their desktop setups. ChromeOS clearly supports basic haptic feedback at this point and there’s really no reason we can’t get that all running over a modern Bluetooth protocol.

It’s time for Google to make an answer for Apple’s Magic Trackpad 2
YOU ARE HERE: HOME/ ACCESSORIES/ HP’S DRAGONFLY CHROMEBOOK CONVINCES ME IT’S TIME FOR A BLUETOOTH HAPTIC TRACKPAD FOR CHROMEOS
JUNE 20, 2022 BY ROBBY PAYNE LEAVE A COMMENT

Years ago, my go-to desktop setup involved a lovely Bluetooth trackpad made by Logitech called the T650. If you ever had/used one, you know the brilliance contained in that wireless wonder. It was huge, glass, smooth, and had a supremely satisfying click mechanism. Early on, Google saw it as important enough to make sure the drivers were in place in ChromeOS to make this trackpad work with Chromebooks and it made for a wonderful pairing at the desk. Much like Apple’s Magic Trackpad has graced many desktops over the years, the Logitech T650 was a companion I was rarely without.

As time passed, however, the mechanism on my T650 finally started wearing out and I began to wonder how long it would last. As it turned out, a coworker at my previous job needed it a bit worse than me, so I sold it to the company at a fair price and moved on, not knowing the scant availability of that unique trackpad had transformed the humble $99 pointing device into an Ebay sensation. After selling it, I quickly realized I could have pulled $200 easily if I would have sold it online. To this day, the now-defunct trackpad still gets listed on Ebay for anywhere between $100 and $200.

Why wireless trackpads are awesome
Why is that? Well, for many reasons, users like a good trackpad experience. For Windows users (the actual, intended audience for the T650), there were no peripheral trackpads worth buying until the T650 showed up. And for some reason, even after Logitech moved on, there have been no other attempts to fill that void. As we’ve come to the point where nearly every single laptop is equipped with a trackpad – good or bad – as a default option, why would there not be more options for a standalone, wireless version of the same pointing device for desktop use?

That’s a question I have no answer for, and in an industry that spends a lot of time looking at Apple and doing likewise, I find it very peculiar that neither Microsoft nor Google have decided that making a first-party trackpad accessory makes sense for users. While many of us use a mouse on the desk on a regular basis, the truth is many of us also really like trackpads and would love to have one on the desk in place of a standard mouse.

Most desktop setups place the laptop to one side of the monitor or another, taking the Chromebook’s built-in trackpad out of play. Even if you love the trackpad on the device you have, these types of setups make them unusable at the desk. While I’ve made peace with my desktop setup keeping my laptop below my larger, extended display, this isn’t the best setup for most people. I do it so I can evaluate keyboards, trackpads, and screens on review units. Most users just want to put their laptop on a stand, plug in the dock, and use their desktop keyboard and mouse while at the desk during the day.

And for those of us that do this on a daily basis, many of us prefer a good trackpad to a mouse. I like using gestures to navigate the UI and I find that for most tasks, the trackpad is a bit more natural and ergonomic to use for hours at a time. Yet, my only real option at this point for a current, modern trackpad that wirelessly connects to my Chromebook is the Apple Magic Trackpad 2. And though Google has added the necessary drivers to make it work well, there’s still something just a bit off about it and I’ve found it less than reliable on a daily basis.

Why now is the time for a wireless haptic ChromeOS trackpad
With the arrival of the HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook, however, I’ve been reminded how great haptic trackpads can be, and I really feel like it is time for Google to make a standard haptic trackpad for ChromeOS users. The biggest benefit would be for Chromeboxes and Chromebases, but I could see tons of Chromebook and Chromebook tablet users buying one as well for their desktop setups. ChromeOS clearly supports basic haptic feedback at this point and there’s really no reason we can’t get that all running over a modern Bluetooth protocol.

And if Google isn’t ready to build it, how about partnering with Logitech or one of the bigger manufacturers like HP to make it happen? There are ways to get this done and I’m convinced now more than ever that the time is now. Google clearly put a lot of effort to get this working correctly on the HP Dragonfly, so why not extend the R&D to build a solid, wireless, Bluetooth trackpad that anyone can buy and use with a Chromebook, Chromebase, or Chromebox when at the desk? All the pieces are finally in place to make this work, and I’m hopeful that all of Google’s movement on haptic trackpads isn’t saved for one, single device. Sure, haptic on more Chromebooks will be great, but a peripheral that takes advantage would be well received, too; and it wouldn’t be limited to those willing to pay $1000 for a Chromebook.

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Military Man Catches Wife In Bed With Another Man As He Returns From War After 2 Years | WATCH

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A video has been sighted on social media that captures the moment a military man walked in on his wife and her lover making love in his matrimonial home.

In the video, the agitated military man claimed he returned from war after two years only to find his own wife cheating on him with another man in his own home.

He threatened to end the life of the gentleman who has been sleeping with his wife ever since he left home for his mission in the bush.

The gentleman and the military man’s wife pleaded with him for forgiveness as well as some of the residents who rushed to the scene but all their efforts proved futile as he vows to take drastic measures against the two.

Watch the video below:

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Jordyn Woods Lands Playboy Cover In Very Short Skirt

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Jordyn Woods is the newest cover girl for Playboy magazine.

The model/actress, 24, posed in a lace bralette with a flirty crop top and shorts set while rocking blonde hair.

The stunning star was also named as the newest creator for Playboy Centerfold, which is a platform for artistic expression, creative freedom and sex positivity.

Cover girl: Jordyn Woods is the newest cover girl for Playboy magazine

Jordyn sported a sheer lace bra that highlighted her ample cleavage; she also wore nipple pasties beneath the see-through number.

The stunner added a knitted long-sleeve white crop top that had a wrap-around detail, adding a pair of high-waisted ruffled shorts.

Jordyn showcased her flat midriff in the eye-catching look, which was paired with large yellow earrings.

The actress rocked long blonde tresses with shimmery eye makeup while posing with one finger playfully in her mouth.

Incredible: The stunning star was also named as the newest creator for Playboy Centerfold, which is a platform for artistic expression, creative freedom and sex positivity

Her ex-best friend Kylie Jenner posed for Playboy magazine with boyfriend Travis Scott in September 2019.

Her Playboy cover comes almost four years after weathering the Tristan Thompson public scandal, which led her to be thrown out of the Kardashian/Jenner entourage and canceled by them.

In February 2019, Tristan kissed Jordyn after a house party, which was his second cheating scandal.

It is interesting to note that Jordyn was primarily blamed by the Kardashian family publicly on social media and on KUWTK, with Tristan and his behavior seemingly overlooked.

She was 21 at the time while Tristan was 27 and Khloe was 34.

Star: Her Playboy cover comes almost four years after weathering the Tristan Thompson public scandal, which led her to be thrown out of the Kardashian/Jenner entourage and canceled by them

Jordyn was publicly shunned by the Kardashians and Jenner’s – including her best friend Kylie Jenner, leading to her tearful appearance on Red Table Talk to explain her side of the story.

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Senegalese’s Khabane Lame Is The Most Followed Person On TikTok

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Senegalese comedian has officially become the most followed TikTok star in the world.

22-year-old Khabane Lame, who posts under the name @khaby.lame, surpassed American Charli D’Amelio who held the top spot until on Thursday, June 23.

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The 18-year-old dancer has 142.2 million followers, while Khaby, who lives in Italy, jumped to 142.5 million overnight after months of enduring a tight follower battle.

Khaby joined the platform in March 2020 during the pandemic and his followers quickly grew thanks to his hilarious videos.

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After joining the platform in 2019, Charli had become the most followed account with her viral dance routines and by 2020 she had over 100 million fans.

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At the time she took to the platform to say that the achievement was ‘like a dream’.

In a video, she added: ‘I can’t believe there’s 100 million supporters following me right now. That is insane, oh my goodness.

‘Y’all can’t grasp that this is real, I still feel like it’s a dream, kind of waiting to wake up. Very insane. Oh my goodness, thank you!’

The social media platform congratulated her on the news and said it was ‘so proud’ of her achievements.

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In a statement, TikTok said: ‘In less than 18 months, Charli has grown into one of the most recognized and beloved TikTok creators in the world.

‘While we’re extremely proud of Charli and all that she has accomplished since she shared her first TikTok video in May 2019.’

TikTok also announced it would be donating $100,000 in Charli’s name to American Dance Movement, an organisation aimed at increasing access to dance education in the US.

In March 2020, during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Khabane lost his job and moved back in with his parents. He capitalized on the lockdown and set up a TikTok account and quickly climbed his way to the top of the platform.

Speaking to Forbes the star said: ‘The pandemic had just started, and I was bored with a lot of time on my hands so I started making videos on TikTok.’

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