moshi 13" PalmGuard Palm Rest Protector for MacBook Pro

moshi 13" PalmGuard Palm Rest Protector for MacBook Pro

$19.95

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 32 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    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.

  • Highlights

    • Guards the palm rest from grease, dust and stains
    • Color-matched and form-fitted to MacBook
    • 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 For

    Demanding users who want to preserve the look of their MacBook Pro.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Moshi PalmGuard palm rest protector
    • Moshi Trackpad film
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: 99M0012205
    • UPC or EAN No.: 4712052310841

    Warranty

    • Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
    • Warranty: One-year limited (For details, please visit http://www.moshistore.com/index.php/warranty.)

    Manufacturer Note

    • This product is not compatible with the MacBook Pro with Retina display

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (4.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Good lord...

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Kansas City

    135 of 152 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good lord...
  • Love the product!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from succasunna

    103 of 111 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Love the product!
  • Spectacular

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Kailua

    61 of 69 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Spectacular
  • Decent purchase

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    The palmguard was easy to put on. You can unstick it and replace if you place it down incorrectly. It comes in two stickers - the The palmguard was easy to put on. You can unstick it and replace if you place it down incorrectly. It comes in two stickers - the small tracking pad sticker and the bigger sticker. Even though this is supposed to fit my macbook pro 13", the bigger sticker is a little longer on the sides which required me to cut it down a little (hence 4 stars instead of 5). Other than that, the gritty texture that people have been talking about is a non-issue for me; it's not gritty to me. I have not had any trouble with the tracking pad sticker either. I do not have to press down any harder than usual; it is still sensitive. I'm just glad to have something to protect the bottom of my computer which gets awfully dirty.

    • Written by from Chicago
    Was this useful? Decent purchase
  • Great Product

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works great. No complaints here. Even feels good, not grippy on the trackpad. I recommend this product to anyone who wears watches Works great. No complaints here. Even feels good, not grippy on the trackpad. I recommend this product to anyone who wears watches etc.

    • Written by from Edmonton

    31 of 32 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great Product
  • ehh.

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I got this wanting to preserve my Mac as best as possible. The overall fit isn't perfect. There is a little gap on both side. T I got this wanting to preserve my Mac as best as possible. The overall fit isn't perfect. There is a little gap on both side. The palm guard is a rough, gritty feeling. It isn't smooth at all, same with the track pad. The guard really hinders the tack pad's sensitivity. I can no longer "tap to click" which is something I like a lot rather than clicking. The color of the guard is a little darker than the actual Mac body. I might end up not using the track pad cover at all.

    • Written by from Tucson

    35 of 38 people found this useful

    Was this useful? ehh.

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