Logitech is finally bringing something to compete with the Magic Trackpad by Apple. Called the Wireless Touchpad, it will let you use a variety of two, three of four-finger gestures to scroll, navigate and switch between applications or simply control a cursor. Logitech has also intro’d a new unifying receiver which will allow for usage of unto 5 Logitech peripherals.
The device will be available to all Windows and Mac users for a US$ 49.99 Price tag (or INR 2250 approx)
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Multi-Touch PC Device Makes it Easy to Go Wherever You Want on the Web
FREMONT, Calif., Sep 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today Logitech unveiled the Logitech(R) Wireless Touchpad, making it easy to point, scroll and swipe your way to wherever you go on the Web — and beyond.
With multi-touch navigation and intuitive, gesture-based controls, the Logitech(R) Wireless Touchpad lets you navigate your computer naturally. The large touch surface gives you plenty of room to let your fingertips do the clicking. And since there are no cords, there’s no clutter and no hassles. Just put the touchpad anywhere on your desk or tabletop, insert the plug-and-forget Logitech(R) Unifying receiver into your computer’s USB port and let the fun begin. Plus, the receiver stays in your computer and enables you to easily connect up to five other compatible devices.
“The Logitech Wireless Touchpad is perfect for people who want to surf the Web in a more fun and natural way,” said Rory Dooley, Logitech’s senior vice president and general manager of the Control Devices business unit. “It lets Web surfers flick through websites and effortlessly scan long pages — making browsing easier than ever.”
The Logitech(R) Wireless Touchpad’s multi-touch navigation offers up to four-finger gestures and swipes to scroll pages, jump tabs and switch applications. Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless virtually eliminates delays, dropouts and interference. And you can easily stay powered up — with up to four months of battery life and an LED indicator light that tells you when the touchpad is on and your batteries are running low.
Pricing and Availability
The Logitech Wireless Touchpad is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in September 2011, for a suggested retail price of $49.99. For more information please visit our blog or www.logitech.com .
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