The latest model of Apple's Macbook is called the Macbook TouchBar, a laptop with a touch screen that functions as a shortcut to certain applications and program functions. Something that is useful and desired by many users, but also something that many other Apple lovers are not liking.
A user has achieved something similar to the TouchBar without having to buy a new macbook or even have a touch screen, just with an Arduino nano board. The project it has been dubbed the laptop remote control. And it looks like a remote control similar to the control of a television but that will allow us to activate any application we want.
With an Arduino Nano you could create a remote control for your macbook as a TouchBar
Carl Gordon's project in addition to using Arduino Nano, uses certain components that we can alter, recycle or change to our liking, even we can use an old tv remote control to which we will change its interior for Arduino Nano and its configurations. Once we have created this gadget (you will find the exact guide here!), we have to install the software created specifically for it and then connect it to the laptop.
Once we have the remote control connected to our macbook, we have to select which applications the remote control will open when it is connected to our macbook. As standard, this remote control supports up to 4 apps at a time, In general, it is usually related to the four most used applications, but you can choose what type of applications to use, but there will always be four applications.
This Carl Gordon remote works almost the same as the TouchBar And if we constantly work with the laptop, this remote control can be a great option. If not, this project does not seem very effective Do not you think?