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Old May 1, 2011, 02:38 PM   #1
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Trackpad with an iPad 1 or 2

I looked thru the Forums to see if anyone has attempted or tried the Apple Trackpad with their iPad. It comes as a Bluetooth device so I would assume it would work with the iPad.

Thanks ahead time for any info. . .
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Used to do what, exactly?
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Old May 1, 2011, 03:10 PM   #3
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I doubt it would work. The iPad doesn't have a cursor to control. As said above, what exactly would the trackpad do?
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Old May 1, 2011, 03:20 PM   #4
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As already mentioned what would be the point. Without an on screen cursor it would be pointless. Not to mention it would defeat the purpose of having a touch screen device.
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As mentioned above, what would be the point?
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Old May 1, 2011, 04:56 PM   #6
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Lesson learned? Just because something has Bluetooth doesn't mean it will function properly with anything that happens to have Bluetooth.
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Old May 1, 2011, 04:59 PM   #7
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The iPad bluetooth stack has no support for mice or trackpads (or a lot of other BT devices). If you jailbreak there is an alternative Bluetooth stack that you can install and then install mouse support on top of that (don't know if trackpad would be supported). It also adds a cursor
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