Way back in 1983, a time tube was buried in conjunction with the 1983 International Design Conference in Aspen, Colorado. When the tube was buried it was supposed to have been dug up in 2000 and the contents revealed to the public. However, changes in the landscape meant that the tube was lost.
Logitech has been producing some of the best mice for gaming and general computer use on the market for a number of years. Logitech has rolled out its latest rodent called the Ultrathin Touch Mouse. The new mouse is designed specifically for users looking for a sleek and svelte mouse to match their thin Ultrabook or Mac computer.
Aiming to "dispel wireless gaming myths" with its ability to work with 250 hours of "gaming battery life" as well as a new Delta Zero sensor, the Logitech G602 arrives this week. This device is indeed a wireless gaming mouse, connecting to your computer with its own unique wireless protocol (with a 2.4GHz wireless connection) - similar to that of the G peripherals announced earlier this year. This mouse offers up to 2 meters/second (80ips) with Logitech Gaming Software and it works with both Windows and Mac operating systems right out of the box.
Those who spend any significant amount of time every day at their desk know the discomfort that can result from an improper work setup, whether it be a stiff back or a pinched nerve. Such was reflected in a Healthy Computing Survey conducted by Microsoft, which it made available today to coincide with the launch of two ergonomic desktop accessories: the Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop and the Sculpt Comfort Desktop.
Supposing you needed a full number pad on the side of your gaming mouse, there's a brand new piece of equipment coming from Razer that you may want to have a peek at. This is the rebooted Naga MMO mouse, complete with a grip that's made to work for righties and lefties - and mechanical switches galore. There's a set of bright colorful lights around this accessory too, of course, so you can shine brightly beside your top-tier gaming rig with the LEDs all around.
Though trackpads and touchscreens are slowly replacing the industrious little device, we've all used a mouse at one point or another, and they can found in tens of thousands of offices and homes across the globe, having served as a vital bit of modern computing for decades. Last night, the device's inventor, Doug Engelbart, passed away at the age of 88 in his sleep.
Lest you think ASUS' Computex 2013 range is all tablets and glossy ultrabooks, never fear: the company also has some new desktop PCs, kicking off with the Mac mini-rivaling VivoPC and its matching hybrid VivoMouse controller. Angling for a spot under your TV, the ASUS VivoPC is a compact Windows-powered media center, while the VivoMouse tries to take on the duties of a mouse, a touchpad, and a remote control all in one.
Though the Windows 8 user interface still sits in the "generally designed for touch" category, Microsoft isn't being shy about continuing to push their hardware line with clickables like the Sculpt Comfort Mouse and the Sculpt Mobile Mouse this week. The Sculpt Comfort Mouse is made to be a companion of Microsoft's Sculpt Comfort Keyboard, a device we reviewed a few months ago as it worked with Windows 8. Meanwhile the Sculpt Mobile Mouse takes the place of the original Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, adding a Windows button for bringing you back to your home screen both in Windows 8 and Windows 7.
Most people are familiar with repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, that can develop over time if you do the same motions with your hands or other body parts repeatedly. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be very painful and can significantly affect your performance at work or at home. If you suffer from carpal tunnel or want to reduce the chances that you will suffer from the condition, there are some computer peripheral options out there that will help.