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Software Spotlight: MagicPrefs



When released in late 2009, Apple’s new Magic Mouse had incredible potential and clearly innovated the mouse, putting the first ever touch sensitive surface into the face of the mouse. The new mouse adds a few nifty features like scrolling with a flick of a finger but lacks features from the Mighty Mouse. For example, launching applications like Exposé right from a button on the mouse. The free OS X program called MagicPrefs gives the Magic Mouse limitless user-customized controls to everyday applications by a swipe of a finger. The software enables clicks, taps, swipes, and drag and pinch finger gestures to perform handy operations. MagicPrefs can open any applications, search with Spotlight, hide other programs, and even right-click for those PC users. MagicPrefs is a great little piece of software to help get the most out of the Magic Mouse. MagicPrefs can be downloaded here and is well worth the time to download and install.

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http://www.addictivetips.com/hardware/use-apple-magic-mouse-on-windows-7/


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