Penclic Mouse Review

Perhaps you’ve heard of Penclic, the pen-mouse “hybrid” out of Scandinavia. I recently obtained a sample of this smart and stylish device. It’s a cute idea. I don’t consider it terribly beneficial compared to any other ergonomic mouse alternative, but it at least beats a laptop touchpad for portable use.

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Contour RollerMouse Re:d Review

If you’ve read this blog for very long, you may know that I am a fan of the Contour RollerMouse, a remarkable revolution in pointing devices. When I reviewed the RollerMouse Free last year, I could barely stop talking about it. I had less to say about the older Pro model, but still found it […]

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Contour RollerMouse Pro Review

Last year, I reviewed Contour’s RollerMouse Free, a very different type of pointing device that impressed me greatly. At the time, I didn’t understand that the Free is actually the second-generation RollerMouse. The first-generation model is called the Pro, and it is still very much available, offering features and benefits of its own.

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Rockstick Mouse Review

Update: The original Rockstick mouse has been superseded by a new model; see my review here. Just when I think I’ve seen everything in the world of ergonomic peripherals, something new pops up. For the following discovery, I am personally indebted to Tim Brogden, whose casual Twitter mention sent me off on the trail of […]

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DXT Ergonomic Mouse Review

A couple of years ago, I wrote that the Evoluent vertical mouse “is probably what the standard ‘mouse’ should look like.” I have now found another model that I think is even closer to this ideal: The DXT precision mouse from City Ergonomics. Here’s why.

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SmartMotion SwingChair Review

Fidgeters of the world, rejoice! SmartMotion has made your perennial peccadillo into an ergonomic feature with the SwingChair – the chair that moves with you.

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking Review

I am speaking – not typing – this sentence into my computer, which is a new experience. For a long time I have been curious about hands-free computing with voice control. The gold standard in this area, of course, is Dragon NaturallySpeaking – so I finally contacted Nuance Software and received a free sample.

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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review

Microsoft recently announced the latest addition to their lineup of computer hardware: The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard. Thanks to the efficiency of Redmond’s PR team, I had a sample in hand within a few days of requesting it. The Sculpt isn’t exactly a one-keyboard revolution in typing, but it incorporates some solid features into a comfortable […]

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“Truly Ergonomic” Keyboard Review

Note: As of August 20, 2017 we verified via the Truly Ergonomic website that this keyboard is not out of stock and not for sale. For users looking to repair a broken model or replace an old model, we recommend a keyboard in our Best Ergonomic Keyboards Guide. With a name like “Truly Ergonomic,” this […]

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Goldtouch Go Portable Ergonomic Keyboard Review

While there are many different ergonomic keyboards on the market, hardly any are suited to portable use. Standard curvy models like the MS 4000 are too big to fit in a laptop bag (though that doesn’t keep some people from trying). The Kinesis Freestyle is compact enough, but its multiple pieces make for an awkward […]

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Ten Easy Steps To Lifelong RSI

Do you dream of a lifetime filled with computer-related discomfort? Are you burdened with extra funds that you long to lavish on deserving medical professionals? Me neither. But many users must feel this way, judging by their workstation setups and habits. To help these folks achieve their goal, I have created an easy ten-step plan […]

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The New Kinesis Freestyle2 Ergonomic Keyboard: First Look

As a loyal fan of the Kinesis Freestyle keyboard for the past year, I was excited to hear about the second generation model coming out in 2012. Such is the popularity of the new Freestyle that I had to stand in line for a review sample. That sample finally arrived last week. Having used it […]

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