Does MacBook's rumored glass trackpad mean secondary displays?
If the new MacBook Pro's touchpad will be glass and multitouch, there is an implication of it having a display underneath it, because the current metal touchpads already
do multitouch. Here's a photoshop cooked up by 4 Front Multimedia:
Moreoever, this ties in neatly with rumors of Apple finally working on tablet-related stuff – the latter assumption could rest on a misunderstanding of evidence better explained but this somewhat odd new rumor. I think it's a bit too weird, myself – if Apple does anything like this, it will be a more subtle and snazzy affair, like a purely aesthetic e-ink layer beneath the hypothetical glass, or some single-color glowy LED action, like so:
Gizmodo runs through some possible uses for a secondary display
on Apple notebooks. Of course, Microsoft's been doing this for years
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