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Current version by: Joss ,

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Previous generation to 2008 MacBooks will not be able to.

Multitouch Macs, iPods, iPhones, iPads all have a Broadcom chip to enable the feature. Your mac lacks this hardware and can only recognize two finger scrolling.
Previous generation to 2008 MacBooks will not be able to.

Multitouch Macs, iPods, iPhones, iPads all have a Broadcom chip to enable the feature. Your mac lacks this hardware and can only recognize two finger scrolling.
 
There are 3 different types of trackpads out there:
 
Regular trackpad (non Multi-Touch) which does offer two finger scrolling
 
Multi-Touch Trackpad - came with MBA and Early 2008 MBPs
 
Glass Multi-Touch Trackpad - came with Oct 2008 MBs and MBPs
 
It seems the functionality of the Glass and the non Glass multi-touch are similar enough that they can both detect 4-finger gestures. I don't believe it's possible for the regular trackpads to do anything but what they already do.
 
Well, if your MacBook already features two-finger scroll, horizontal scrolling, zooming, and secondary (right) clicking via its Trackpad, it should be enough.
 
Here is a guide to modified kext that would get the other gestures workin:
 
http://guimkie.com/macbook/real-multitouch-for-macbooks/
 
Otherwise, probably magic trackpad or ipod touch is your answer
 
Because i wouldnt go to trying to hack new touchbad with its electronics and ribbons to old one. They not easyli compatible havin different pinouts n s***

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Original post by: Joss ,

Text:

Previous generation MacBooks will not be able to.

There are 3 different types of trackpads out there:

Regular trackpad (non Multi-Touch) which does offer two finger scrolling

Multi-Touch Trackpad - came with MBA and Early 2008 MBPs

Glass Multi-Touch Trackpad - came with Oct 2008 MBs and MBPs

It seems the functionality of the Glass and the non Glass multi-touch are similar enough that they can both detect 4-finger gestures. I don't believe it's possible for the regular trackpads to do anything but what they already do.

Well, if your MacBook already features two-finger scroll, horizontal scrolling, zooming, and secondary (right) clicking via its Trackpad, it should be enough.

Here is a guide to modified kext that would get the other gestures workin:

http://guimkie.com/macbook/real-multitouch-for-macbooks/

Otherwise, probably magic trackpad or ipod touch is your answer

Because i wouldnt go to trying to hack new touchbad with its electronics and ribbons to old one. They not easyli compatible havin different pinouts n s***

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open