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Belkin Dual-Port USB 2 Card

computer/belkinusbcard.jpgUSB is an exciting technology. It gives computer users a way to connect many devices to their computer (one USB port can be used to connect up to 127 peripheral devices). It also allows devices to be added or removed from the computer without rebooting.

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VisiKey Enhanced Visibility Keyboard

computer/visikey.jpg If you are over forty, you probably have some visual problem using the computer. Bi-focal wearers are especially affected. The VisiKey keyboard addresses some of these difficulties. For the first time, you may even be able to see the keyboard lettering without your glasses.

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Lapvantage

gadgets/lapvantage.jpgMore and more people are now using their laptop computers as their everyday desktop units to save both money and space. Of course you can use a portable computer on your lap, but when you need to spread out those financial papers and jot down notes while working on the computer, you will want to set the laptop on a more stable pedestal. Yet, simply using a laptop on a desk or table is certain to result in a pain in the neck, arm, and/or wrist, since everything about the laptop seems to be poorly positioned for desktop use.

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Super Mini Optical Mouse

hardware/superminimouse.jpgAbout the size of a tube of lipstick, this Super Mini Mouse is compact yet accurate. Just plug it into the USB port on your laptop and you’re ready to go. (A PS/2 version is also available.) This mini mouse measuring in at 1 inch by 2.5 inches is perfect for those who hate using the pointing stick or touch pad on their laptops. While I like the touch pad on my laptop, I also find that after using it for awhile, I get a bad cramp in my hand. With this Atek mouse, I can rest the mouse on the laptop, on my lap, or anywhere that is convenient. It has eliminated my “touch pad” cramp.

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SanDisk CruzerMini

gadgets/sandiskcrusermini.jpgFive years ago being able to fit 1GB of information on a device less than 2 1/2” by 1” would have been cutting edge technology. Now it is old hat. And like an old hat, you will reach for this storage device everyday. It’s convenient, easy to use, fast, and durable.

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Datexx Executive Mouse Pad

gadgets/exmousepad.jpgIf you love the look and feel of leather, you’ll like the Datexx Executive Mouse Pad. The round pad and silicone gel wrist rest are made of genuine black leather surrounded by a matte silver bezel. At the top of the pad is an LCD screen that shows the date, time, and temperature.

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Logitech Marble Mouse

computer/marblemouse.gifEvery computer comes with a standard-type of mouse. Yet, the ordinary mouse may not be right for everyone. People with physical dexterity problems, extremely large or small hands, or wrist difficulties, may have difficulty using a regular mouse. That’s when the Logitech Marble Mouse can make a big difference.

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