By Lisa Johnston
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Kensington recently rolled out a slate of accessories for desktop and laptop computers.
The Si670m Bluetooth wireless notebook mouse is able to connect without a receiver. It offers 1,000 dpi performance and four-way title scroll. The design is meant to be comfortable and ergonomic for left- or right-handed users, and it features an LED indicator to confirm connection and warn of low battery power. The mouse also features an on/off button to help conserve batteries. It has a $49.99 suggested retail and is currently available.
The Si750m LE wireless laser notebook mouse is engineered to fit comfortably in a woman's hand. The metallic pink mouse has a high-resolution laser sensor and 2.4GHz wireless technology with a range of 30 feet. Up to six months of battery life is available with one AA battery, according to Kensington, and it features a detection light to warn when the battery power is low. Currently available, the mouse has a $59.99 suggested retail.
Designed as a fast way to transfer pictures and music between laptops and media devices, the seven-in-one media reader for ExpressCard slot enables users to drag and drop files. It features up to 480 Mbps at USB 2.0 speed and is compatible with Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MMC, xD-Picture Card, SD, miniSD and microSD/TransFlash. Currently available, it has a $39.99 suggested retail.
The Vo200 Bluetooth Internet phone from Kensington can store and recharge using a laptop's PC Card slot. It features advanced echo cancellation and noise-suppression technology, along with a light that flashes when 10 percent of talktime is remaining. The phone features more than three hours of talktime and up to 30 hours of standby time. It has a suggested retail of $89.99 and will be available in retail stores in April.
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