If you don’t yet have an optical mouse that you can run on a Starbucks table or your knee, you might consider Belkin’s F5L008 flexible Mouse Storage and Carrier. Use it as a portable mouse pad when you travel, then stash your peripherals and accessories when you are done. The zippered gadget includes a hook for attaching to baggage or backpack. Available in 4 different color combinations, you can find it at the discounted price of only $8.79.
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We have a a mouse that looks like a mouse, and mouse pads with hubs, so it is only logical that someone came up with a 4-port hub that looks like a mouse. The plug and play USB 2.0 peripheral comes in pink, green, yellow, or blue and its four
hubs can move 90º for flexibility. Weighing only 52g, the mouse supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OSX and Linux and comes with a price of $12.00.
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If you are one of those who has sweaty palms when at the computer, either trying to hit a deadline or playing a game that you don’t seem to be able to conquer, Flexii’s Cool Fan 3D Optical Mouse features USB 2.0 connection, an 8000dpi resolution, and an ergonomic design. The 1W plug and play infrared mouse is 5 x 2.5 x 2-inches and will keep you cool no matter how much stress comes out via your hand for only $12.99.
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Microsoft will be releasing a special edition of Notebook Optical Mouse 3000 in colors, no doubt in an attempt to get in on the fru-fru crowd. Choose between pomegranate, dragon fruit, aloe, creme brulee, and milk chocolate. Like its duller brother, the mouse features its MS Intelligent Tracking System and a compact shape with rubber side grips and finger grooves. Look for the 3000 next month at Best Buy and other retailers in June for $29.95.
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Logitech’s company 3Dconnexion announced the debut of the SpaceNavigator specifically for Notebooks. Mainly intended for travelers and those on the go, the mouse is lightweight with a two-button layout and a cap design that is said to be for more comfort and “more natural interaction.” With the 3D mouse, you lift, press, and turn the cap. Apply more pressure and get a faster motion. The mouse is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux and comes with a handy travel case at a price of $129.99.
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Awwwww…why couldn’t we have come across this item before Valentine’s Day? Nonetheless, the USB Heart Mouse is still a great gift to show affection towards your loved one, any time of year. The valentine-shaped peripheral is plug-and-play, has 3 buttons (including scroll wheel) and is optical, so no mouse pad is required. All for only $12 USD.
Say goodbye to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. If you a find normal-size mouse isn’t ergonomic and/or cutesy enough for you, you might want to consider InferPoint’s Slimouse which is not only svelter but comes in many designs, including famous monuments, various animals, and “sparkling.” They all feature front and back buttons and scroll wheels. Prices range from $24.99 up to $34.99. Never fear. If you like the style but not the design, their classic is still available for $29.99.
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Microsoft has come up with a Notebook Mouse that does more than a singular function. It will also put on slide presentations up to a distance of 30 feet, and act as a laser pointer and media remote. With 2.4 GHz Bluetooth connectivity, it has 4-way scrolling, instant-view, 5 customizable buttons, and magnification capability. At a size of 3.68 x 2.22-inches, it features an on/off switch to save some energy and a battery status LED. The multi-talented mouse is available for $79.95.
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If you’re tight on desk space, consider this gadget. It’s the Wireless Finger Mouse, which fits onto your index finger, and is operated by thumb. It also works on any surface, such as clothing, making it perfect for business travelers. The cool thing is that you can type and use the mouse simultaneously, for the ultimate in computer multi-tasking. Comes with a USB receiver and 3 “finger rings” for customizable comfort. It’s also “Plug and Play”, compatible with Windows, including Vista. Available for $38 USD.
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OQO has opened its online outlet store that carries their refurbished UMPCs at some excellent price points. Their second generation mobile PC, unveiled at the 2007 CES, features 1.2GHz CPU, holds 512MB SDRAM, has a 40GB HDD and WiFi/Bluetooth capability. Prices begin at $999.00 and come with a 1 year warranty.
The site also offers a portable docking station with optical drive and multiple ports for $299.00 and the iGo Stowaway Bluetooth Travel Mouse with optical pickup and scroll wheel (compatible with the UMPC 02 ) for $79.00.
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