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Genius Windows 8 Touch Mouse Hands-On: Perform Gestures from Afar

When it launches, Windows 8 will enable a whole new world of multitouch gestures for touchpads, but what if you want to perform those gestures without touching the screen, touching your touchpad or touching your notebook at all? A new wireless mouse from peripheral-maker Genius allows you to perform Windows 8 gestures while standing several feet away from your notebook and holding it in the air.

Genius Windows 8 Touch Mouse Hands-On: Perform Gestures from Afar

[video=youtube;jTz-uoaA-vQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTz-uoaA-vQ&feature=player_embedded[/video]

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besb

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I an loath to say this here, but have any of you experienced the Apple Magic Mouse.
Totally one-handed absolutely superb trackpad/mouse functionality.
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Gestures instead of a thumbwheel etc. Only £50 oops!! instead of £5 a standard mouse.
Would love to have one of these, but needless to say it only works with the fruit company systems.
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That is a fail, like Snooki fails at being human, it is indeed epic and senseless:shock:
 

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What about a flexible touch mat for using your pc from your armchair. I'd buy one of those.
 

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Nah; a ball near the space bar would be fantastic. I could scroll and push it down (click) with my thumb. I type 90+ wpm; I hate having to lift my hands from the board.

Or put it on the right in place of the number pad. I have a Logitech M570 wireless trackball and love it. Thumb oriented. I've been using a trackball for years and can't imagine going back to a mouse.
Now as far a gestures go, I've got one or two for Microsoft. ;)
 

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Great idea, stefalopod! Kinda' pricey though. Maybe I'll get one to try. If I don't like it I can always return. Thanks for sharing :geek:
 

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