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evoMouse is the perfect companion to your virtual keyboard

evoMouse is the perfect companion to your virtual keyboard

If you have been reading SlashGear for a long time you might recall back in 2007 when we first mentioned the i.Tech Virtual Keyboard. This thing projected a red virtual keyboard onto your desk for you to use for typing. It looked cool and worked somewhat. A new virtual mouse has now surfaced that would be the perfect companion to that keyboard.

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SocialKeyboards unveils S.N.A.K. the Social Network Access Keyboard

SocialKeyboards unveils S.N.A.K. the Social Network Access Keyboard

If you are a serious user of Facebook that spend lots of time uploading photos and other content to your social network page on Facebook a new keyboard just for you has surfaced. The keyboard is called the S.N.A.K. and it has a bunch of short cut keys that will let you go directly to the parts of Facebook you want with a single button press. The keyboard has 19 different networking hotkeys.

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Razer DeathAdder mouse gets Dragon Age II skin

Razer DeathAdder mouse gets Dragon Age II skin

Razer has been unveiling lots of special edition mice and keyboards over the last few months. The latest of these special editions is a mouse to go along with the Dragon Age II video game for serious fans of the title. The mouse has all the specs that we know and love from the normal DeathAdder with a red dragon on the top of the mouse and the red II.

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Rude Gameware unveils Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse V2

Rude Gameware unveils Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse V2

Rude Gameware is a smaller maker of gaming accessories and peripherals. The company has unveiled its latest offerings today called the Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse V2. The new gaming mouse claims to offer an improvement of up to 60% compared to the previous model.

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Logitech Couch Mouse M515 sets sights on your sofa

Logitech Couch Mouse M515 sets sights on your sofa

Logitech has outed its latest wireless mouse, the Logitech Couch Mouse M515, and as the name suggests it's intended for the living room. Unlike many mice, which have a recessed nook where the laser lives, the M515 has a smooth, sealed base that Logitech says is to avoid picking up fluff and crumbs when you're sofa-surfing. It also has easy-glide pads for swift navigation on fabric.

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Avatar Kinect, Hulu Plus & Netflix Kinect Functionality Unveiled at CES 2011

Avatar Kinect, Hulu Plus & Netflix Kinect Functionality Unveiled at CES 2011

For some, Microsoft's keynote, where CEO Steve Ballmer (and others) takes the stage and talks about what's to come from the Redmond-based company is the kick-off for the Consumer Electronics Show. This year, Microsoft took some time to talk about their recently released motion-controlled peripheral, Kinect, and the features that will be added into the accessory soon. For those who believe that Kinect's usage through the Xbox 360's system isn't as in-depth as they'd like, Microsoft is happy to add functionality to two main features, along with adding an entirely new way to interact with your friends on Xbox LIVE.

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Microsoft Touch Mouse Announced, Available in June [Video]

Microsoft Touch Mouse Announced, Available in June [Video]

While it may look similar, the Touch Mouse isn't the same thing as the previously released Arc Touch Mouse from Microsoft. This time around, the Touch Mouse is meant to look more like a traditional mouse peripheral, but the distinction between a "normal" mouse and this one is pretty clear right off the top: there's a "matrix of capacitive touch-sensing electrodes" right on the top, allowing for several different multitouch gestures.

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SmartFish unveils Engage Keyboard that adjusts automatically for comfort

SmartFish unveils Engage Keyboard that adjusts automatically for comfort

If Piccard made Number 1 use an ergonomic keyboard, this would be it. SmartFish has unveiled the new Engage Keyboard that is claimed to the first automated keyboard ever. The thing won’t type for you, but it will adjust itself even now and again to help reduce the repetitive strain on your wrists and hands.

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Smartfish Whirl Mini Notebook Laser mouse has an interesting design

Smartfish Whirl Mini Notebook Laser mouse has an interesting design

Smartfish has unveiled an interesting new notebook mouse that has a design different from any other notebook mouse on the market. The new mouse is called the Whirl and it has what Smartfish calls an anti-gravity comfort pivot on the bottom. The pivot looks sort of like a stand that is built into the mouse.

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DIY jog wheel controller uses old VCR head

DIY jog wheel controller uses old VCR head

I haven't had a VCR in my house in years and years. We have been DVD only for more years than I can remember. If I had a VCR though I would totally be gutting it right now to make this jog wheel controller from one of the heads inside. Some VCRs have four heads in there so one of the old machines will go a long way towards making some cool additions to your computer.

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Grippity Handheld Back-Typing Keyboard Up for Pre-Order [Video]

Grippity Handheld Back-Typing Keyboard Up for Pre-Order [Video]

The makers of Grippity feel that there needs to be a change to our every day typing woes. They feel that the standard keyboard just isn't necessary for the 21st century, and feel that we should start "typing out of the box." To do that, they figure you'll need a crazy design, and a few extra features thrown in there for good measure. They took their beliefs to heart, and the result is the Grippity back-typing keyboard. It's a handheld peripheral, but that's about where the standard features end.

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Nintendo Tells Developer High Voltage to Not Use WiiSpeak in Upcoming Game

Nintendo Tells Developer High Voltage to Not Use WiiSpeak in Upcoming Game

One aspect of playing games online, is the ability to talk to people while you're doing it. Using microphones, both wired and wireless, allows players all over the world to talk to complete strangers, catch up with old friends, or just make small talk with their best friend, all while playing their favorite games. But, while headphone/microphone combinations may still be the item of choice for communication online for most gamers, Nintendo (and more recently, Microosft) wanted people to be able to talk without the headset, so more people could communicate all at once. That's why WiiSpeak was introduced with the Wii version of Animal Crossing, so you could sit and chat with a friend, without having to worry about a headset.

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