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Office Max to launch Engage store brand for tech gear

Office Max to launch Engage store brand for tech gear

There are so many options for technology products on the market today that you can find gear just about anywhere. More options is not a bad thing though and Office Max has announced that it will be offering its own line of tech gear under the Engage brand. Here's hoping Captain Piccard is featured on the packaging.

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Thanko unveils another convergence nightmare mouse/speaker combo

Thanko unveils another convergence nightmare mouse/speaker combo

It's been a while since I have been able to sit back and wonder what the guys over at Thanko were thinking. The latest converged thingy of dubious value to come from the company is the USB mouse and speaker combination. Sure, you hand will block the speaker, but Thanko says you will get used to that.

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Microsoft sub-$30 BlueTrack mice debut

Microsoft sub-$30 BlueTrack mice debut

Microsoft have pushed out three new computer mice, each of which uses its BlueTrack tracking system, but at a budget price.  The Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 and Wireless Mouse 2000 are, as the names suggest, cable-free, while the Comfort Mouse 4500 is Microsoft's first wired BlueTrack mouse.  All three are under $30.

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Microsoft eVouse mouse/pen design concept is too cool for MS

Microsoft eVouse mouse/pen design concept is too cool for MS

Microsoft has some interesting peripherals in its lineup. The company was the first to offer a gaming keyboard with a number pad that could be moved to either side of the keyboard. That was a cool innovation, but for the most part the designs that Microsoft comes up with are usually a bit boring to me.

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Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 boasts 3 year battery

Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 boasts 3 year battery

Logitech have outed their latest keyboard and mouse bundle, and according to the company the Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 is the first to market where both devices boast three-year battery life.  Both of the wireless peripherals connect to a single Unifying Receiver dongle, and the keyboard has an LCD display to show status and Incurve keys which are apparently more comfortable to type on.

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OreObject rolls out SPHEREtouch mouse, a touch-sensitive ball of steel

OreObject rolls out SPHEREtouch mouse, a touch-sensitive ball of steel

What’s that?  A ball of steel?  It’s actually the OreObject SPHEREtouch mouse, and yes, it’s essentially a handcrafted ball of steel, albeit touch-enabled, and functions as a mouse.  For a ball of steel, it’s pretty pricey, starting at $155.

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AirMouse aims to prevent repetitive stress injuries

AirMouse aims to prevent repetitive stress injuries

I have seen some strange mice over the years with different shapes and gobs of buttons. Most of them all have a specific purpose in mind be it letting gamers bind a gazillion commands to the mouse or preventing injuries like carpal tunnel for workers who spend lots of time working on a computer each day.

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3M Ergonomic Wireless Mouse could take your eye out

3M Ergonomic Wireless Mouse could take your eye out

Would we open up an ergonomic-mouse press release if it wasn't a slow Tuesday in the week after CES 2010?  Probably not.  Would we give it a second glance after seeing this surprisingly... phallic example from 3M?  Out of morbid curiosity, perhaps.

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WarMouse Meta sports 18 buttons and laser sensor

WarMouse Meta sports 18 buttons and laser sensor

Having more buttons than the average rodent isn't uncommon for mice aimed at gamers. Many of them offer six or more buttons that are programmable and can be remapped. For some gamers, that just isn't enough buttons. The WarMouse Meta is for this type of gamer.

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Road Mice have show and go

Road Mice have show and go

Most mice are pretty much the same as far as their looks go. You can get some with different colors and a few mice don’t follow traditional design, but most do. The Road Mice line is the perfect convergence of hobbies for the computer guy who also likes cars.

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Jelfin ball mouse with gel cover rolls onto scene

Jelfin ball mouse with gel cover rolls onto scene

I have never been one to think that the mouse form factor that we all know and love needs a complete redesign. I will agree some mice are more comfortable to use than others are, but I like the traditional style myself. Just give me lots of sensitivity and I am good.

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Cyber Snipa Silencer gaming mouse unveiled

Cyber Snipa Silencer gaming mouse unveiled

Cyber Snipa is a small maker of gaming peripherals and other computer gear ranging from mouse pads to webcams and headphones. The firm makes some nice products and has unveiled its latest gaming mouse called the Silencer.

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