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iCandy February 2010

IEEE Spectrum's monthly slideshow proves that a picture is worth a thousand bytes

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The trackball and the touch pad were slight improvements over the computer mouse, but they still require unnatural hand placement. The wireless AirMouse, which will sell for US $129, lets you point and click whenever it senses that your fingers are extended and your palm is flat. Otherwise, it’s inactive, so it won’t intrude when you’re typing or thumbing through a file drawer. Photo-illustration: Deanmark
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