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Apple Launches Magic Trackpad

(CNN) -- Fans of multitouch-screen smartphones that let you scroll or zoom by flicking or pinching your fingers now will be able to interact with their desktops in the same way.

Apple on Tuesday began selling a Magic Trackpad, a new wireless device that connects via Bluetooth to any Mac computer and allows users to manipulate what's on their screens through gestures.

Like track pads on laptops, the battery-powered gadget can be used instead of a mouse or in conjunction with one. The pad's entire surface is a button that clicks, so that people can use it in place of a mouse.

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