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Mouse with retractable tail

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CIOL Bureau
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From the pencil-eraser-like buttons in the middle of a keyboard to touchpads,

computer makers have never developed a pointer device for laptop computer that

is as user-friendly as the traditional mouse.

Kensington of San Mateo in the northern part of the Silicon Valley claims it

has developed just such a device called the PocketMouse Pro. It is essentially a

regular mouse. But its tail, including the USB port connector retract inside the

device when dislodged from the PC.

That makes the mouse easy to slip the mouse into a pocket or purse. The

PocketMouse Pro is 4.4 inches long, 2.25 inches wide and 1.5 inches high. It

weighs 2.9 ounces (including the 3-foot cord) and costs $39,95 in US retail

stores. The device uses an optical tracking system so it can be deployed on any

surface, including your pants leg if you're flying coach.

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