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Touchpad - Makes Windows 8 a pleasant experience

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Touchpad - Makes Windows 8 a pleasant experience

    Most of the confusion and struggle with Windows 8 relates to navigating the new UI with a mouse and keyboard. There are also issues with reaching to a touch screen for UI manipulation.

    I just bought a Logitech Touchpad to replace my desktop mouse. I am now finding Windows 8 a joy to work with. It has the same feel as Apple's Mountain Lion OS/X interface. With simple touch gestures on the trackpad I am able to easily navigate the Win 8 screens. Learning the gestures is easy and navigation becomes second nature in a very short time.

    If your are struggling with the Win 8 UI I would suggest getting a good trackpad before passing final judgement. Before buying a Win 8 laptop I would suggest making sure that the laptop's touchpad is large, multi-touch and supports all the needed gestures for navigation.

    The use of a good multi-touch touchpad with Windows 8 has changed my view of the new UI.

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  2. #2

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    Win 8


    Im very very interested on buying the new Logitech T650 touchpad for use on my Windows 8 PC.

    I only have a question:

    Can you use AT SAME TIME the touchpad and the mouse? (Like having two mouses connected to the same pc, all of them move the cursor)

    I Have a Razor Gaming mouse for normal Desktop use. I need to Know if a TouchPad can be used at same time with a mouse.

    (touchpad on left hand for gestures or everything else, and mouse in right hand for more precision cursor move)

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  3. #3

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    As long as you're not trying to move the mouse cursor at the same time using the Razor mouse with the touchpad, you'll be fine.
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