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[* black] The bundled Magic Keyboard gets its first update since 2017—featuring a more rounded design, coordinated colorways2017, now featuring round-er corners, iMac-matching color choices, and reorganized top rowfunction keys.
[* black] The bundled Magic Keyboard gets its first update since 2017—featuring a more rounded design, coordinated colorways2017, now featuring round-er corners, iMac-matching color choices, and reorganized top rowfunction keys.
[* black] Mainly though, we're interested in that new Touch ID fingerprint sensor at the top right. It looks nothing like the Touch ID buttons we've seen on MacBooks—in fact, it's a dead ringer for an iPhone home button. And this also marks Touch ID's first-ever appearance in a peripheral, which brings some potentially interesting 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 does that work in a peripheral that connects wirelessly? Stand by for some testing.
[* icon_note] We'll circle back to keyboard disassembly and testing shortly. For now, here are the details on the hardware: Model number A2449, EMC 3579.