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If the growing number of laptops being shipped with multi-touch trackpads has you down, one retailer’s launched a gadget that’ll bring your machine up-to-date without spending a fortune.

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SmartTrack Neo: multi-touch, without the cost

SmartTrack Neo is an external touchpad supporting multi-touch. Because it’s powered through a USB connection, you can use it on any Windows XP or Vista PC you like.

As the image below describes, the Neo can support four multi-touch commands. These include using two fingers to scroll the page up, down or sideways, and performing an iPhone style finger pinch to zoom in or out.

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The Neo connects over USB

The touchpad itself measures 77 x 45mm, while the whole device measures 116 x 92 x 14mm. It also has two mouse buttons.

SmartTrack Neo is available now online for ¥4980 (£34/$50/€38). A UK launch date or price hasn’t been tied down. ®

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