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I work on and game on a large LCD so I like mice with lots of sensitivity so I can use smaller hand movements for play and navigation. For most of us, the normal mouse form factor is just fine, but for some with hand injuries or the need to be different the Jelfin mouse may be perfect.
The mouse is a round ball style device covered in gel. The round design conforms to your hand and the gel adds more comfort. Jelfin says that the mouse is like a stress ball that can be squeezed. Sensitivity is 1000 dpi.
The mouse ship sin a metal box that can be reused for storage. Available colors include red, blue, yellow, green, and pink. The Jelfin mouse is available now for $34.95 and works with Mac and windows computers.
If you're a Gmail lover who finds themself spending countless hours a day using the service, you might like to know there's been a hardware peripheral designed solely for use with it.
It's called the Gboard and is essentially a panel of 19 color coded buttons with icons that isolate the most useful Gmail shortcuts onto a seperate USB-connected device measuring 12.3 x 8.8 x 0.9 mm.
To fuel the Gmail addict in you some more, head over to this page and pick one up for 20 bucks.
Christmas is here and gamers probably have all sorts of PC hardware and peripherals on their wish lists. A new gaming mouse is a good gift idea for many gamers and SteelSeries has announced a new and limited edition gaming mouse for the Sudden Attack online shooter.
I have never heard of that game, but it is apparently big in Asia. The special edition SteelSeries Ikari mouse has a camouflage design on top and a sensor capable of 40,000 samples per second. The mouse also has built-in macro recording capability for use in MMO and RTS games.
The special edition QcK mouse pas has artwork form the Sudden Attack video game on the top. The pad is cloth covered and is 6mm thick. The back of the mouse pad has a non-skid material to keep it in place. The mouse will sell for $79.99 and the mouse pad sells for $11.99.
The folks at LifeHacker have put together a very handy list of all the keyboard shortcuts to make navigating your way around Windows 7 a whole lot faster and easier. Think of it like the Windows 7 bible. If you're able to memerize most of these then all the more power to you with your l33t Windows 7 expertise.
Whilst the video above demonstrates just how convenient the use of these shortcuts can be, the full master list in text form can be obtained via the source link below. It's highly recommended you make note of this!
Our Deal of the Day today is the Buy.com - Buy.com - Victorinox Silver Tech Climber for Only $20.05 with FREE Shipping! Silver Tech Huntsman for Only $22.79 with FREE Shipping!.
Offer: You get your choice of the very cool and silver Victorinox multipurpose knife tools for just $20.05 or $22.79! As best as I can tell, the Huntsman (picture shown on the right) comes with a sawtooth blade which would make it a bit thicker.
Remember the little Asus Eee Keyboard? You know the one that was shown off at Computex and everyone was so excited about it. Well that little device is finally going to make its US debut in October.
The tiny little self-contained device features a 4-inch touch screen and even wireless HDMI. Asus is also packing in the usual Atom 1.6GHz CPU 1GB DDR2 RAM (would be better with 2GB) and either a 16 or 32GB HDD. Just large enough for a Windows 7 install for use as a media center.
There is no work on the size of the internal battery yet though. Pricing should be about $500 which is pretty close to what Asus said when they first showed it off. It seems likely that the timing of the launch means that some flavor of Windows 7 will be offered but it is also possible that Mobiln might be preinstalled.
Still I think this would look pretty cool sitting on just about any coffee table.
This is just one of those things I just had to write about. As I was cruising the net in search of something interesting to write about I kept coming back to this.
It is one of the most gaudy yet cool arm chairs that I have ever seen. This combination of turquoise and black leather, chrome and aluminum is nothing less than a Harley Davidson Edition custom built chair from First Impressions.
It has everything, from exhaust pipes to side view mirrors. It even makes engine sounds when you kick out the foot rest. That is guaranteed to annoy your wife and bring that feeling of satisfaction that goes with sleeping on the couch.
Now this is watching TV in truly manly style.
Our Deal of the Day today is the Newegg - Logitech EX100 Cordless Desktop Keyboard and Mouse with Speakers for Only $18.99 with FREE Shipping.
Offer: Perfect for you folks running media centers and just need a simple basic keyboard to use from across the living room while watching your TV, or if you just need and like wireless systems. Good ONLY for today folks and probably not even for the whole day, this recertified to new is just $18.99 from the $25 price it was previously so if you want one, get it now.
Ok this is a new one, using the keyboard to actually infect a system. This new type (at least new to me) can be used to take complete control of an Apple Keyboard and then a system through the use of a BIOS hack.
The hack is complete and can even keylog items entered at book time meaning it can grab encryption keys entered and of course your system password.
The attack on the keyboard takes less than 18 seconds to upload roughly 100kb of code into the keyboards firmware. The payload can be inserted thanks to a number of flaws already in existence in OSX.
The truly bad part about this is that once your keyboard is possessed you cannot simply wipe your drive to get rid of it. Doing that would still leave you open to immediate re-infection because it is the hardware that is infected.
Video courtesy of Digital Society
Our Deal of the Day today is the HP Home & Home Office Store - HP Gaming Keyboard with VoodooDNA for only $29.99 with $5.25 Shipping! (Rebadged Razor Lycosa).
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- Backlight Illumination with WASD cluster lighting option
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- Keytop with non-slip rubber finish
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