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Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad, A Total Control At Your Fingertip
Wireless keyboard with touchpad is quite common nowadays and many computer users have choose to opt for this kind of input devices. Wireless keyboard with touchpad does not only offer convenient and sleek design but also smooth operation in ergonomically lightweight design.
The idea of such computer input device actually comes from the notebook. By integrating a touchpad with the keyboard, it makes more convenient since additional navigating device such as a wireless mouse or trackball is not necessary.
On top of that, with the wireless feature, the usage of such device would not be restricted to certain directions and angles of operation; made possible with the bluetooth technology. The design of such wireless keyboard also allows for a more enjoyable and pleasurable experience whether sitting on the computer desk or simple rest on a lap.
There are two versions of wireless keyboard with touchpad; the normal size and the mini size. The normal size of such keyboards are quite similar with those wired or wireless keyboards that you have seen before.
The only difference is that instead of having a number pad section, it is substituted with a touchpad (with two clickable buttons) that looks quite similar to those of a notebook.
The mini version is about the size of your palm and it is normally used with a smart phone for fast and convenient typing. Besides, this mini version is also great to be used as a remote control for a personal computer, particular for entertainment purposes.
Generally, these type of keyboards are not restricted to certain usage of computer. They can be used in almost all situations, from a conference room and workgroup environments to a modern office environment; or just with a simple multimedia computer for education and entertainment purposes.
Wireless technology such as Bluetooth allows connectivity range of up to 30 feet from the PC in radius. As such, wireless keyboard with touchpad allows you to have total control over your computer even from your favorite couch.
Brands that design and manufacture some of the best models of wireless keyboard with touchpad include Logitech, Slimtouch, Keysonic, Adesso, Cideko and Visenta. Logitech is quite famous with its wireless technology and it is a leader in computer peripherals and device industry.
A wireless keyboard (depends on model and brand) might cost more than a standard wired keyboard, but often time, it turns out to be a very functional and practical piece of kit for your computing need. This is true particular for those who want to get keep a clean desk without the presence of messy wire or prefer not to be sat too near a computer screen or monitor.
Others than the touchpad, such wireless keyboards also feature built-in battery low LED, easy access media hot keys and compact and sleek designs. These wireless compact keyboard costs around $30 - $100 for a more typical lightweight mini version while around $100 - $170 for a more advanced and sophisticated model with better quality and sleek design.
Logitech diNovo Edge Keyboard
The Logitech diNOvo Edge Keyboard with a four star rating from over 410 users is a bestseller on Amazon. This model features a stylishly sleek and slim design that is not only elegant but also practical. With just 11 mm thick, this is an ultra slim wireless keyboard available in the market.
The PerfectStroke key system feature distributes typing force evenly across key surfaces, thus, making every stroke natural and fluid. This is the same mechanism that can be found on a notebook.
The incorporated touchpad, known as TouchDisc unifies scrolling, selection and cursor control, make scrolling a convenient task. For those who don't need this function or to prevent accidentally scrolling, the TouchDisk can be disabled with pushing simple hotkeys.
To make it even more user friendly, it has a backlit steatlh controls where these hidden hot keys will light up when touched. They fade into the background when not in use. The touch-sensitive volume slider that's located above the touchpad provides you with a precise and fingertip audio control.
This keyboard runs on built-in advanced Li-ion batteries that could be recharged faster and last longer. The elegant charging base that comes with the package put your keyboard on display while charging.
This wireless keyboard with touchpad is compatible with Windows XP and Vista (most likely with Windows 7). Included in the package is a USB bluetooth mini receiver for computer that does not have the bluetooth connection function.
Logitech diNovo Mini
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