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[* black] The bundled Magic Keyboard gets its first update since 2017, now featuring round-er corners, iMac-matching color choices, and reorganized function keys.
[* [* black] We're really here for thatNot to mention, shiny new [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/tkrfHAx2F1gCcKQp.full|identifying numbers|new_window=true]: model A2449 and EMC 3579.
[* black] The
new Touch ID fingerprint sensor at the top right. Itright looks nothing like any MacBook Touch ID buttons—inID—in fact, it's a dead ringer for an iPhone home button. This also marksis Touch ID's first-ever appearance in a peripheral, which raiseshas some potentially interesting security/repair implications.
[* icon_reminder] Apple has always [link|https://www.ifixit.com/News/32887/what-to-do-if-your-iphones-home-button-stops-working|locked each device's original Touch ID button to its logic board|new_window=true] in the name of security, making replacements problematic at best. How doesSo what about peripherals that work in a peripheral that connectsconnect wirelessly? Stand by for some testing.
[* icon_note] We'll circle back to keyboard disassembly and Touch ID testing shortly. For now, here are the details on the hardware: Model number A2449, EMC 3579.shortly!
[* [* black] We're really here for thatNot to mention, shiny new [link|https://guide-images.cdn.ifixit.com/igi/tkrfHAx2F1gCcKQp.full|identifying numbers|new_window=true]: model A2449 and EMC 3579.
[* black] The
new Touch ID fingerprint sensor at the top right. Itright looks nothing like any MacBook Touch ID buttons—inID—in fact, it's a dead ringer for an iPhone home button. This also marksis Touch ID's first-ever appearance in a peripheral, which raiseshas some potentially interesting security/repair implications.
[* icon_reminder] Apple has always [link|https://www.ifixit.com/News/32887/what-to-do-if-your-iphones-home-button-stops-working|locked each device's original Touch ID button to its logic board|new_window=true] in the name of security, making replacements problematic at best. How doesSo what about peripherals that work in a peripheral that connectsconnect wirelessly? Stand by for some testing.
[* icon_note] We'll circle back to keyboard disassembly and Touch ID testing shortly. For now, here are the details on the hardware: Model number A2449, EMC 3579.shortly!

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