Rockstick2 Ergonomic Mouse Review

In 2013, it was my pleasure to review the Rockstick Mouse, a click-free ergonomic mouse that resembles a joystick, but has trouble hitting much of anything with precision. Evidently, Rockstick mouse developer Jianbo Deng wasn’t too unhappy with my write-up of his product, as he volunteered to send me a review sample of its second […]

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Oyster Ergonomic Keyboard Review

If you liked the Oyster mouse, you may be glad to hear that there is now an ergonomic keyboard available under the same brand. Resembling the Kinesis Freestyle in shape and functionality, the Oyster adds a few innovations of its own – and a very attractive price point.

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Trouble With Your Jabra 930 Headset And Dragon NaturallySpeaking?

Recently while testing Dragon, I had trouble getting my Nuance-recommended Jabra Pro 930 headset to work with the software. The issue turned out to be fairly simple, once I managed to get in touch with the nice folks on the technical side at Nuance. Since there was nothing about it in Internet search results when […]

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Microsoft Sculpt Ergo Keyboard And Mouse Review

When most people say “ergonomic keyboard,” what they’re envisioning is a Microsoft-style curved model such as the popular Natural 4000. As discussed elsewhere, the Natural 4000 has significant shortcomings such as its size and key action. Because of these I have long hoped that Microsoft would introduce a more worthy successor to the world’s most […]

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SafeType Keyboard Review

The SafeType vertical ergonomic keyboard is new to my desktop, but not to my ergonomic radar screen. I’ve been watching this curious concertina-like invention for years, but up until recently my efforts toward acquiring a sample were in vain. That situation recently changed, and thus I am typing these words with my hands in the […]

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Goldtouch Go2! Keyboard + Laptop Stand Review

Since I first reviewed the Goldtouch Go mobile ergonomic keyboard in 2012, it has been upgraded to a new version, the G02. When I requested this latest model for review, the company considerately included one of their mobile laptop stands as well. Since these accessories are marketed together, it seemed logical to review them in the same […]

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Oyster Mouse Review

Adjustable ergonomic mice are rare. Even Goldtouch – whose motto is “If it isn’t adjustable, it isn’t ergonomic” – puts their logo on a mouse that is in no way adjustable. At best, ergo mice sometimes come in different sizes. Contour, which offers its eponymous rodent in more sizes than some tee shirts, is the […]

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Footmouse Review

If you’re one of those users who’s tried every possible size and shape of mouse to no avail, perhaps you’ve dreamed of a way to use the computer that doesn’t involve your hands at all. Head tracking, perhaps? Voice control? While these technologies show promise, there’s an even simpler, purely mechanical way to accomplish the […]

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The New Wireless DXT Mouse: A Review

In the months since I reviewed the original DXT mouse, it has replaced the Contour as my full-time pointing device. So, when the long-awaited DXT2 appeared with its wireless version, I was excited to try it out. I’m not going to re-hash the core benefits of the DXT in this article, so if you need […]

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Microdesk Review

A few weeks ago I was doing some editing, working from a manuscript in a three-ring binder. After laboring for about an hour with the binder parked off to the left on my desk, I found myself with a disaster-scale crick in my shoulder that lasted for days. Unfortunately, this editing episode took place before […]

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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 Red 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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