SideTrack: a less-annoying trackpad driver for Mac OS X

So, yesterday I whined a bit about the MacBook’s trackpad.  Today was problem-solving mode.

Turns out it’s mostly the lame Apple trackpad driver, rather than the hardware itself.  Fortunately, there is an alternative: SideTrack. It adds back the nice scroll-at-edge feature us Synaptics users have grown used to, and adds a bunch more bits of trackpad configurability that Apple didn’t see fit to include. 

It’s $15 shareware; I’m going to try it out for a while to be sure it’s worthwhile.

Hint to Apple: buy this guy’s software and ship a better trackpad driver.  It’s lame to have to pay an extra $15 for something that should work better out of the box.


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