Logitech VX Nano Laptop Mouse Review (81%)

Logitech VX Nano Laptop Mouse Review (81%)According to a recent study, the humble computer mouse is set to die out in the next five years to be usurped by fancy-pants touch screens and facial recognition systems.

That’s as maybe, but we still need one to get around our Thinkpad laptop right now, so we invested in the wireless Logitech VX Nano, a sleek black and dark grey number with natty rubberised side panels and slinky contours that feel good to the touch.

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Wiinstrument: Wii Drumming On Mac: Video & Podcast

Wiinstrument: Wii Druming On Mac: Video and PodcastWe’ve all see Wii-motes being used for all sort of strange purposes, well this one is useful.

A bunch of students at University of Potsdam, Germany have written a programme that lets you use your Wiimote and nunchuck to trigger sounds, such as drums and cymbals on a Mac. It’s not just drums that can be triggered, but any MIDI sound.

The accelerometer in the Wii-mote senses how hard the drums are being played, varying the loudness and harshness of the sound. It’s wire-free as it uses Bluetooth to connect.
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Tape 2 PC: Ion USB Cassette Deck: First View: UPDATED

We popped off to the Firebox “Xmas in July” do last week and we saw loads of goodies that they’ll be bringing out between now and christmas.

Tape 2 PC: Ion USB Cassette Deck: First View

The first that we’ll bring to you is the Ion Tape2PC. We all know about the Ion Audio USB turntable and how popular they’ve been.

Not one to stay still Ion have now moved on to capturing other digital media.
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Logitech VX Nano Mouse Announced

For business travellers fed up with tricky trackpads and piddly pointing sticks, Logitech has launched a new cordless portable mouse called the VX Nano.

Boasting a streamlined design that looks like it was tested in a wind tunnel, the cordless laser mouse comes with a tiny little USB dongle (“the world’s smallest USB receiver for mice”) that slots into your laptop.
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