Printer Friendly

Desktop companion for notebooks.

Logitech has added a new member to its family of desktops. The diNovo Cordless desktop is designed for desktop use as well as for notebook users on the move.

A lower-priced version of the diNovo Media Desktop, it combines the sleek design elements of the original product with the Cordless Optical Mouse for Notebooks along with a separate cordless numeric pad. The result is a versatile modular ensemble that offers desktop comfort plus instant mobility.

Analysts agree that the desire to be mobile is a key factor in defining today's PC market.

Logitech believes this trend involves a number of trade-offs for the user. "When people choose a notebook as their primary computer, they sacrifice a certain degree of comfort and functionality," said Marco Manera, of Logitech. "They accept compromises both in the layout and feel of the keyboard, and in the default pointing device, which is typically a touchpad or trackpoint tip. They also give up their numeric pad and are forced to use the much more awkward number key row.

"The diNovo Cordless Desktop addresses these issues by providing a desktop with a complete, full-function keyboard, mouse and numeric pad, yet with a mouse and numeric pad that can be easily tossed in a briefcase or purse."

The Desktop operates on a 27 MHz, dual-channel frequency and requires Windows 2000 or XP and one free USB port.

RRP $360


COPYRIGHT 2005 Adrenalin Publishing Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:tech biz
Publication:NZ Business
Date:Apr 1, 2005
Previous Article:Five new notebooks from Toshiba.
Next Article:Becoming customer-centric: Patricia Moore looks at the latest thinking in CRM technology, and how, when linked with sound strategies, it can enhance...

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters