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[* black] The bundled Magic Keyboard gotgets its first update since 2017, featuring2017—featuring a more rounded design, matching color choicescoordinated colorways, and a reorganized top rowrow keys.
[* black] But wait...isMainly though, we're interested in that anew Touch ID fingerprint sensor we spy?at the top right. It looks strikingly similar tonothing like the Touch ID buttons we've seen on MacBooks—in fact, it's a dead ringer for an iPhone home buttons we once knewbutton. And this also marks Touch ID's first-ever appearance in a peripheral, which brings some potentially interesting repair implications.
[* icon_noteicon_reminder] Apple [link|https://www.ifixit.com/News/32887/what-to-do-if-your-iphones-home-button-stops-working|locks thehas 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 home button to the device'sits logic board|new_window=true] in the name of security, but we're curious how the Magic Keyboard's Touch ID pairs to a Mac, ifmaking replacements problematic at all.best. How does that work in a peripheral that connects wirelessly? Stand by for some testing!
[* black] New model and EMC, kinda faint, hope PS can fix, lmk if you need a new one
testing.
[* icon_note] Unfortunately, Apple isn't sellingWe'll circle back to keyboard disassembly and testing shortly. For now, here are the new Magic Keyboard by itself yet. So if you want one right now, your best bet might be eBaydetails on the hardware: Model number A2449, EMC 3579.
[* black] The bundled Magic Keyboard gotgets its first update since 2017, featuring2017—featuring a more rounded design, matching color choicescoordinated colorways, and a reorganized top rowrow keys.
[* black] But wait...isMainly though, we're interested in that anew Touch ID fingerprint sensor we spy?at the top right. It looks strikingly similar tonothing like the Touch ID buttons we've seen on MacBooks—in fact, it's a dead ringer for an iPhone home buttons we once knewbutton. And this also marks Touch ID's first-ever appearance in a peripheral, which brings some potentially interesting repair implications.
[* icon_noteicon_reminder] Apple [link|https://www.ifixit.com/News/32887/what-to-do-if-your-iphones-home-button-stops-working|locks thehas 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 home button to the device'sits logic board|new_window=true] in the name of security, but we're curious how the Magic Keyboard's Touch ID pairs to a Mac, ifmaking replacements problematic at all.best. How does that work in a peripheral that connects wirelessly? Stand by for some testing!
[* black] New model and EMC, kinda faint, hope PS can fix, lmk if you need a new one
testing.
[* icon_note] Unfortunately, Apple isn't sellingWe'll circle back to keyboard disassembly and testing shortly. For now, here are the new Magic Keyboard by itself yet. So if you want one right now, your best bet might be eBaydetails on the hardware: Model number A2449, EMC 3579.