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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 …

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  1. sisk Silver badge

    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.

    1. Chad H.

      Similarly

      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.

  2. Thomas 4
    WTF?

    WTF?

    This is the result of freakish UI device incest.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Facepalm

    Instant Off?

    Power button next to the tab key, really handy!

  4. Anonymous Coward
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    Style over design

    It looks like the bastard son of a Rii Mini and a Gyration, only harder to use.

  5. jai

    any good for gaming?

    am thinking this could be quite good for some games though (would love to try it with Eve Online)

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Why the shape...?

    Why not just make it rectangular with standard rectangular buttons?

    Design for design's sake again...

  7. damien 4
    WTF?

    Review?

    So is it actually any good?

  8. Anonymous Coward
    WTF?

    I just saw...

    ...the Freaking Eye of Sauron there... pretty disturbing design.

  9. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    title

    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!

    1. Alex King
      FAIL

      Err...

      Because your hand isn't rectangular and your fingers don't move in straight lines. More design for ergonomics' sake I'd say...

  10. TheOtherHobbbes
    FAIL

    Fail

    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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