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Deal of the Day: Logitech diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard for $79.99 with Free Shipping

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Logitech - Logitech diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard for $79.99 with Free Shipping.

 

Offer: A great price on a brand new (dented box only - full warranty) and the very popular diNovo Mini keyboard. Get it quick before the coupon or offer runs out. Use coupon code: logi_dmini_41511 (copy and paste carefully please - no expiration date set, may expire at any time)

 

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Mionix Zibal 60 backlit mechanical gaming keyboard, includes "rage-proof durability"

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Mionix have unveiled their first mechanical keyboard to the market today, the gaming-orientated "Zibal 60". The board sports some sexy looking Cherry MX Black switches, which have a linear (non-tactile) travel, require about 60 grams of force to actuate and are typically favored among FPS gamers.

 

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The Zibal 60 has "rage-proof durability" which is thanks to its 1.6mm-thick steel frame - obviously this is added at the FPS market as it's full of rage at times (myself included). The Zibal 60 features green multi-level backlighting that can illuminate the entire board or just the cluster of WASD keys. The spec sheet lists support for up to six simultaneous key presses (6KRO) via USB. On the top right of the keyboard is an I/O hub with two full-speed USB2.0 ports and audio/mic jacks.

 

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Kinect for Windows, putting the Universe at your fingertips, literally

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Microsoft have had runaway success with their Kinect for Xbox and within days of launch third-party drivers were developed which enabled the technology to work on Windows. This even surprised Microsoft and in a strange, yet great move, they've released the SDK. With the SDK release comes some very cool things like compatibility with Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope.

 

 

The above video shows the program having hand gestures to zoom out of our solar system, swing the cameras view around and it seems quite natural. The demonstration is awesome and makes me want to use Kinect on PC with WorldWide Telescope. The program is cool enough as it is, but hand gestures? Nice one, Microsoft.

 

Deal of the Day: Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard for Only $27 with FREE Shipping!

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Lenovo US (ThinkPad) - Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard for Only $27 with FREE Shipping!!.

 

Offer: It's back at the new low price! One of the all time favorite gadgets for nearly everyone, if you still don't have one, or want to pick up another (or 3) get it today. This handy remote features a keyboard and a trackball for wireless remote connectivity of your media center (or others) from the comfort of your couch.

 

Engadget's review and a good size reference as well. HERE

 

Use ecoupon: USPC11A16336 (expires 4/11/11)

 

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Kinect-Based Manual Operation of Windows 7: Minority Report- Ho!

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This gem is brought to you by my Kinect hashtag search on Twitter- I sincerely recommend all of you institute the same on your Twitter client, people do cool things with Kinect every day.

 

This doesn't look like a "hack" so much as some sort of partnership (I don't know if you're allowed to sell Kinect-based software). Win&I allegedly gives the user manual, sensory-based control over Windows 7, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Windows Media Center- and evidently, "Thousands of Applications".

 

What? Really? C'mon. Thousands? Microsoft Office? What about typing? This sounds suspiciously like an April Fool's Prank.

 

Anyway, dubious as I am to its implementation possibilities, it is available for only 20 euros- which is pretty decent for the ability to turn your desktop into a pseudo Minority Report work-station.

 

The process still looks a bit...awkward. And there's that guy shouting WIN AND I at you the entire time. But this could be the real beginning of professional uses of motion-recognition. Check out the video, and tell us what you think:

 

 

Deal of the Day: Logitech M705 Black 1 x Wheel USB RF Wireless Laser Marathon Mouse - $29.99 after Rebate, Shipped Free!

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Newegg - Logitech M705 Black 1 x Wheel USB RF Wireless Laser Marathon Mouse - $29.99 after Rebate, Shipped Free!.

 

Offer: The Logitech M705 Marathon wireless laser mouse lets you browse documents and web pages faster, switch between programs more easily and power on longer - with a three-year battery life. The tiny, plug-and-stay Unifying receiver means you are always ready to play instantly. Rebate expires 04/04/2011.

 

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Deal of the Day: Canon imageClass D340 Personal Digital Copier with ADF and More for Only $99.99 after Rebate with FREE Shipping

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Staples - Canon imageClass D340 Personal Digital Copier with ADF and More for Only $99.99 after Rebate with FREE Shipping.

 

Offer: Admittedly, the rebate's a bit large, but you're picking up a real office copier with all of the usual features that entails for just $99.99 when all is said and done. Rebate is set to expire 3/26/11.

 

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Microsoft to stop their SideWinder gaming peripherals

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It looks as though Microsoft might be cutting the SideWinder range of products off, reports from VR-Zone are saying that Microsoft plan to discontinue the SideWinder Range which consists of four mice (X3, X5 and X8) and two keyboards (X4 and X6).

 

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Microsoft discontinued the SideWinder range back in 2003 but bought it back in 2007 hoping to establish a name for itself amongst the gamers. Apparently none of the SideWinder products ever really took hold of the gamers and with serious competition from Razer, Logitech and SteelSeries, Microsoft look to be bowing out of the race.

 

Deal of the Day: Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard for Only $29.99 with FREE Shipping

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Lenovo US (ThinkPad) - Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard for Only $29.99 with FREE Shipping!!.

 

Offer: It's back at the $29.99 price again thanks to a new ecoupon. One of the all time favorite gadgets for nearly everyone, if you still don't have one, or want to pick up another (or 3) get it today. This handy remote features a keyboard and a trackball for wireless remote connectivity of your media center (or others) from the comfort of your couch. Use ecoupon: USPC11F26336 (expires 2/14/11)

 

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EFO offers smaller Bluetooth or RF keyboards for Google TV

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I have a Logitech Revue Google TV system in my living room right now and the thing is interesting. It comes with a normal size keyboard that is easy to use and type on. The stock keyboard even has a track pad to control the cursor on the device. The only downside is that the keyboard is hard to store away when you aren't using it.

 

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If you want something smaller that you can type on with your thumbs like you do on a smartphone EFO has the keyboard for you. The little EFO Bluetooth Google TV Keyboard is on sale for about $53 and has an integrated touchpad and QWERTY keys on it. The keyboard has Bluetooth but you can get an RF version if needed and it will work with Linux, Mac, and Windows PCs too.

 

I have used one of these keyboards before and they are easy enough to use, even if they are much more cramped than a normal keyboard. For occasional typing, the EFO offering would work well enough. The keyboard has 82 keys, supports multiple languages, and has the special keys for the Google TV box.

 

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