PalmGuard is a tough, thin-film solution that helps prevent the wear and tear of daily use from diminishing the beauty of your 13-inch MacBook Pro.
It's a perfect match
Carefully colour-matched and machined to precisely cover the entire palm rest area, PalmGuard provides quality protection while remaining unobtrusive.
- Guards the palm rest from grease, dust and stains
- Colour-matched and form-fitted to MacBook Pro
- Resistant to scratches
- Protects against splashes
- Easy to install
- No residue when removed
- Not compatible with MacBook Pro models with Retina display
Did you notice?The form-fitting semi-rigid film helps prevent scratches and safeguard from spills.
Apple Recommends ForDemanding users who want to preserve the look of their MacBook Pro.
What's in the Box?
- Moshi PalmGuard palm rest protector
- Moshi Trackpad film
- Mfr. Part Number: 99M0012205
- UPC or EAN No.: 4712052310841
Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products
- Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.
- This product is not compatible with the MacBook Pro with Retina display
Ratings & Reviews
After seeing the rave reviews here, I expected a lot from this product.
The main palm rest is great...not exactly the best fit, After seeing the rave reviews here, I expected a lot from this product.
The main palm rest is great...not exactly the best fit, but it still appears to be worth the price. My last laptop had a big spot worn in right there, so I welcome anything that will prevent that.
The part that goes on the trackpad - junk. Instead of feeling smooth like the trackpad, it's rough and gritty feeling...meaning I'm sure it'll get nasty looking with my finger dragging over it for 5-6 hours every day. On top of the gritty feel, it hinders the trackpad's sensitivity just a bit. Now when I tap to click, it rarely works on the first try. I'm sure I'll get used to it eventually, but it looks horrid anyway, so I'll probably end up scrapping the trackpad piece.
That brings me to my only other complaint. The pieces aren't an exact fit, so you have try and center the pieces so that the gap is even on each side...otherwise your MacBook will have uneven gaps between touchpad and body....looking like a car that's been wrecked and the door doesn't line up evenly with the body.
Bottom line...it's an OK product and probably worth protecting the palm area from scratches. But five star reviews people? Really? …
- Written by Anthony C from Kansas City
135 of 152 people found this useful
Love the product!
I had the Moshi PalmGuard on my previous white MacBook for over a year and a half and I loved it. It kept the palm area clean and I had the Moshi PalmGuard on my previous white MacBook for over a year and a half and I loved it. It kept the palm area clean and unscratched and was extremely easy to install. The material didn't wear in the entire time I used it. I was a bit skeptical about the PalmGuard for the new unibody MacBook because I figured it would be difficult to color-match the material to the aluminum. I decided to give it a shot since I liked the white one so much. So far its been great! It protects the palm area and track pad just like the older version that I had, and despite my skepticism is matches the color perfectly! I highly recommend this product for anyone who is looking to protect their MacBook!
- Written by joseph L from succasunna
103 of 111 people found this useful
It was scary installing this palm guard because once it sticks...it sticks! Yet it fits perfectly, the silver color matches precis It was scary installing this palm guard because once it sticks...it sticks! Yet it fits perfectly, the silver color matches precisely and it does a great job of protecting one of the most vulnerable areas of my MacBook Pro …
- Written by Kala'i A from Kailua
61 of 69 people found this useful
Bought the newest Macbook Pro 13" and doesn't fit
Seems like this fits perfect on older Macbook Pros; however, I literally just purcahses the newest 13" and it's cut too large so i Seems like this fits perfect on older Macbook Pros; however, I literally just purcahses the newest 13" and it's cut too large so it hangs off by a quarter inch on each side. Don't buy it for new Macbooks. …
- Written by Michael W from Downingtown
It's a very nice palm rest
The colour match is seamless and it is a great protector against scratches.
I am disappointed however with how the packaging w The colour match is seamless and it is a great protector against scratches.
I am disappointed however with how the packaging was sent for the product (it was a gigantic box full of bubble wrap for something that could have fit in an envelope). Also, when applying the protector to the computer you must remove a tab that is connected to the back for easy peel back - unfortunately that tab is stuck to the front with a bit of glue which cannot be removed. In an attempt to remove the adhesive the protector has now been permanently stained orange (which may be a base to the material the protector is made of... I am not sure) in the one corner. It does not accent the new laptop at all very well... =( …
- Written by Kristofer W from Antigonish
The main part of this product, the palmguard, is incredible! It is a perfect fit, despite what others have said, as long as you ta The main part of this product, the palmguard, is incredible! It is a perfect fit, despite what others have said, as long as you take your time applying it, you will be extremely pleased. (Plus, unlike many skins or adhesive add-ons, this can be removed and re-applied, so if you mess up, take it off and try again). The color match is near perfect, only give-a-way is the line at the top from the level change, which I thought might lift and peel after time but the adhesive is great and I've had absolutely no problems with it.
The reason I say "partially perfect" is because of the trackpad skin. It definitely affects the use of the trackpad, I noticed it right after application when trying to "tap to select" and sometimes when trying to use multi-finger gestures and noticing it is unable to register how many fingers are being used. I'd think making this thinner could solve that problem, but until a resolution I will keep it on because in the end, it is successful at its job, keeping oil from skin off the trackpad and reducing wear. …
- Written by Jared T from Marshalltown
1 of 1 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
does the palmGuard work on my Macbook Pro Retina Display of 13 Inch?
- Asked by Tzehoe T
Just wanting to ask, has anyone used the moshi palmguard in conjunction with the Incase Hardshell case? Does it work? Please let me know. Thanks!
- Asked by Anthony S from Melbourne
it will fit just fine. all of the palmrest protectors on the market are not thick enough to interfer it will fit just fine. all of the palmrest protectors on the market are not thick enough to interfere with the application of a hardshell cover. …
- Answered by Mark O from Las Vegas
Does this palm protector fit the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display?
- Asked by Andrew W
No, it does not fit the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Instead of returning the item, I used No, it does not fit the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Instead of returning the item, I used a sharp pair of scissors and trimmed it down to size. It's not ideal, but it will protect the laptop until Moshi makes a palm guard specific to the 15" Macbook with Retina Display. The TrackGuard protector is also slightly (a few milimeters) smaller than the trackpad of the 15" Macbook Pro with Retina Display. …
- Answered by Kelly H from Hilo
Will it hide dents? I have a small dent near the trackpad, will it just sink into it or cover it?
- Asked by Lucie S
I can't say for certain but I should imagine, with the nature of this product, that it will just sin I can't say for certain but I should imagine, with the nature of this product, that it will just sink into the dent as you press it down. …
- Answered by Andrew W