Tech gadgets company Brando is making moves with the Wireless Flying Keymouse II that it announced today. Wireless Flying Keymouse II This handheld device, which looks much like a designer TV remote control, features 65 keys and an integrated laser pointer. In use as a mouse, movements in the air position the cursor which are …
Perfect for media PCs
Unfortunately I replaced my media PC with a PS3 years ago. Otherwise I'd be jumping to get one of these.
Given the tendancy for TVs to turn into all in 1 devices now... I think this objects time has passed...
But it does lookcool though.
This is the result of freakish UI device incest.
Power button next to the tab key, really handy!
Style over design
It looks like the bastard son of a Rii Mini and a Gyration, only harder to use.
Why the shape...?
Why not just make it rectangular with standard rectangular buttons?
Design for design's sake again...
Because your hand isn't rectangular and your fingers don't move in straight lines. More design for ergonomics' sake I'd say...
any good for gaming?
am thinking this could be quite good for some games though (would love to try it with Eve Online)
Reminds me of my Logitec MXAir.... only much uglier and half the price. My MXAir is pretty much dedicated to my HTPC too, was the obvious use for it since using it as a desk mouse is an exercise in pure frustration!
I just saw...
...the Freaking Eye of Sauron there... pretty disturbing design.
So is it actually any good?
If marketing can't think of a better name than "Flying Keymouse" they're not going to have much of a talent for sales generally.
A few years from now this will be appearing on this quaint "Whatever happened to...?" lists tech journo websites put up during slow news periods.
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