Feeds

Yes! It's... er, the VoIP mouse

Weird concept

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Every now and then a gadget comes along that makes us wonder what on Earth its purpose is, and here's the latest: a three-in-one mouse with integrated speaker and microphone. Not just a pointing device then, it's also a VoIP unit.

Voip_mouse2

The 3-in-1 VoIP mouse

Online retailer USBfever.com doesn’t give much away about the mouse’s chatting capabilities, other than recommending it for Skype and MSN users. However, images reveal that a removable microphone plugs into one side of the mouse, whilst a speaker’s secreted in the other.

Yes, a VoIP headset would probably be an easier way of speaking over the internet. But you can’t fault the 3-in-1 mouse for its unique design and novelty value.

A scroll wheel’s built in and it has a sensitivity level of 800 dots per inch, which is much lower than Razer’s Lachesis gaming mouse. But, the corded 3-in-1 mouse is a chatting, and not gaming, peripheral.

The 3-in-1 mouse is available now from USBfever.com for $16 (£8/€12).

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.