Apple unveils new multitouch trackpad Summary: At a press event in Cupertino, Calif., Apple CEO Steve Jobs demos new trackpad technologies for the company's MacBook line. The new trackpad is made entirely of glass and has a 39% larger tracking area than previous trackpads. October 14, 2008 -- 14:52 GMT (07:52 PDT) Loading... Please wait. Topics: Apple, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.