We’ve been listening to pale rumors for rather a while that Apple could possibly be bringing the Touch ID finger print sensing unit to its Mac schedule. And today, a brand-new report has actually turned up, recommending that it could take place, with the receivers being the next-gen MacBook Air, Pro and the Magic Mouse, Trackpad. Even more details could be found right after the break.

Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensing unit made its launching with the launch of the iPhone 5s, and while the technology has actually made its means to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, the Cupertino giant has actually verified that it is much more than merely a safety layer, and for this reason pressed its abilities also further with Apple Pay. Where a fingerprint scanner on notebooks isn’t really unheard off, the technology needs a customer to swipe their finger throughout a component, unlike Touch ID, which does not have unpleasant swipes to make the magic happen.


Baseding on a Taiwanese web site, Apple’s future generation of MacBooks, Magic Mouse, and Magic Trackpad will certainly include a Touch ID sensing unit built right into them. On MacBooks, the sensor will be put right over the trackpad, whereas the sensing unit will be directly integrated right into the Magic Computer mouse and Magic Trackpad, enabling the technology to be coupled with the iMac as well. One could suggest that there is just insufficient room over the trackpad on MacBooks, particularly since we know simply how loaded the 12-inch MacBook Air will certainly be when introduced. Nonetheless, permit’s not clean this opportunity aside right now since a month or 2 back, Synaptics announced that it was dealing with a new touchpad, one that will have a capacitive fingerprint sensing unit constructed right in, so there’s a probability that Apple could take that path.


The Taiwanese source has shared some trustworthy information in the past pertaining to specific Apple products such as the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, however we all know exactly how the Apple rumor mill actually works, and we can’t say for certain if this little information holds true to its really bones.

Suppose we’ll need to wait this one out and view if even more news relating to this subject occurs in the future.

(Source: Apple.club.tw [Google Translate]

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