Why OS X Works Better with a Trackpad


Of all major desktop operating systems, OS X is the only one I can honestly say works best using the touch-based input of a trackpad. While Microsoft has focused on bringing touchscreen technology to the desktop, Apple has continued to optimize for the more traditional pointer-based approach. The combination of high quality hardware, a preference among users for laptops, and multi-touch input that’s since been included in all of the company’s mobile devices has made OS X surprisingly finger-friendly. If you haven’t already, you might want to ditch your mouse for a smoother Mac experience. Nice Gestures For new users, Apple’s clickpad can take a little getting used…

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