Microsoft’s Sculpt Keyboard Makes Ergonomic Desktops Cool

Microsoft’s newest keyboard adds a dash of style to ergonomics.
The Sculpt's project code name was "manta ray," due to its likeness to the flattened fish

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Of Mouse and Man (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Inventor and Computing Pioneer Douglas Engelbart Has Died at Age 88

Remembered mostly for the mouse, but also “The Mother of All Demos.”
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Synaptics Aims to Move Beyond the Trackpad

The company is readying thinner new versions of the notebook keyboard and touchpad, both of which replace moving parts with pressure-sensitive technology.
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Microsoft Unveils Windows 8 Accessories

Microsoft unleashes new Bluetooth accessories ahead of its Windows 8 launch.
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Valve’s Gabe Newell on the Future of Games, Wearable Computers, Windows 8 and More

Last night, Gabe Newell unveiled some of Valve’s most quirky and secretive projects in an interview onstage with Ed Fries, former VP of game publishing at Microsoft.
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell, in 2012.

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Hand-Gesture Technologies Wave Bye to Desktop Mouse

A race to liberate computer users from the mouse is kicking into high gear, inspired by the potential of turning hands and other body parts into digital controllers.

Searching for a Mighty Mouse? Here Are Three Options.

Wireless, touch-friendly mice from Microsoft, Logitech and Hewlett-Packard.
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Essay: Jobs’s Departure as CEO of Apple Is the End of an Extraordinary Era

Why the day Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple isn’t like the day a typical CEO resigns.
Walt Mossberg and Steve Jobs share a laugh at D5.

Three Funky Mice Made for Laptops

Katie looks at three computer mice made for laptop users. Their designs make them simple to pack in a bag, use while sitting on the couch or recharge directly from the laptop.
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An iPad Review Roundup

Apple FCC Docs Hint at iMac Refresh