Items tagged with trackball

Man, talk about history repeating itself. First came the mouse, then the trackball, then the gaming mouse, and now…the trackball? We guess this iteration of the mouse never truly went away, but the popularity amongst the masses has certainly declined. That's not stopping Kensington from producing yet another in the line, though, with the Orbit being introduced this week along with a bit of new software. The Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is built to fit the everyday working style of mobile professionals on the go, with a  centered-ball design, recommended by ergonomists, delivers more... Read more...
Logitech this week announced the launch of its Wireless Trackball M570, and don't bother calling it a comeback, because these suckers never left in the first place. Believe it or not, trackballs still command a fiercely loyal following, and the M570 takes its place as the flagship model in Logitech's trackball lineup. "Based on overwhelming demand from our dedicated trackball users, we’re delighted to announce the introduction of a new wireless trackball – the Logitech Wireless Trackball M570," said Rory Dooley, senior vice president and general manager of Logitech’s control devices... Read more...
Did you think trackballs were dead? Think again, because not only are they still around, but companies like Adesso are still churning out new models. The latest of these is the iMouse T1, an optical rodent with a 1.8-inch trackball ergonomically jammed front and center. According to Adesso, the iMouse T1 is contoured for comfort. The big red trackball is removable, so you can get in there and clean out all those Pizza Pocket particles and any other grime you might have accumulated. Other features include an 800 DPI sensor, two left and right click buttons, and a scroll wheel rigged to the side.... Read more...
Many of us have fond memories of playing video games in the arcade of a local bowling alley, popping 25 cents into the machine on a regular basis to keep the fun going.  Back then, that was the main way to get your game on, displaying your skills for all to see.  If you can remember dropping quarters into the slot of a machine running Pole Position, Galaga, Missle Command or any other game of that era, you might like the business model of X-Arcade. Reminiscent of the days when quarters ruled the video game market, X-Arcade has built a product base of custom game controllers... Read more...