SMK-Link releases Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard for your inner sloth

Exerting energy goes against the very fiber of our 21st century ethos -- which is why SMK-Link has come out with the Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard. Available in both Mac- and PC-compatible versions, this little handheld allows users to surf the web, send texts, or control their home entertainment systems from up to 30 feet away. Featuring both a raised QWERTY keyboard and capacitive touchpad, SMK-Link's latest battery-powered creation boasts 20 function keys, seven hot keys and a dedicated Windows Media Center Start button (on the PC version, naturally). And, since it doesn't require any software drivers, all you have to do is plug in the RF receiver, sit back, and marinate your afternoon away. You can grab one now for $69 at the source link, below. Otherwise, swerve past the break for a drop of PR.

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SMK-Link Electronics Announces the New Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard

New Game-Controller-Style Wireless Input Device Puts Cursor Navigation, Text Entry, Multimedia and Audio Controls in the Palm of Your Hand

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of OEM remote controls in the world, today announced availability of the Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard. Featuring an integrated touchpad and raised button QWERTY keyboard, this new game-controller styled input device puts home theater, music, presentations and Internet applications in the palm of your hand--from up to 30 feet away. Both Windows® PC and Apple® Mac® versions are available. Manufacturer's suggested list price is U.S. $69.99.

"Our new Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard is designed to be the perfect companion for computer control from across the room," said John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link. "Its game controller-like shape is instantly familiar in the hand. Text entry using the raised-button QWERTY keyboard is fast and error-free; and cursor control using the integrated touchpad is intuitive and effortless.

"Whether you're sitting back on the couch text messaging, watching Netflix®, listening to iTunes® or simply Web browsing, this new Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard will be your ultimate home wireless companion," continued Mr. Blair. "In the classroom or the boardroom, it's also the perfect controller for PowerPoint® or Keynote®, presentations. Just plug in the RF receiver and go. There are no drivers needed, no line of sight restrictions and no battery issues. An on-board power management system ensures that the new Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard's will always be ready when you are."

Media Points (Wireless Ultra-Mini Touchpad Keyboard)


Game-controller styling is instantly familiar in the hand
Shoulder-style primary and secondary mouse click buttons
Capacitive touchpad for intuitive fingertip cursor control
Virtual "multi touch" feature enables touchpad scrolling
Raised key, US-English QWERTY keyboard provides fast, error-free text entry
20 function keys, 7 hot keys and a Windows MCE launch button (PC version)
Dedicated multimedia, audio and document navigation controls

Home Theater via Hulu, Netflix, YouTube and other Web portals
Listening to music on iTunes, Pandora, Rhapsody or other Web channels
Classroom lectures and boardroom presentation using PowerPoint or Keynote
Web browsing and text messaging from the couch
Any application requiring a small, wireless computer input device.

2.4GHz RF wireless range (30 feet [10 meters] with no line-of-site restrictions)
Integrated capacitive touchpad
Smartphone-style, raised key QWERTY keypad
7 hot keys, 20 function keys and Windows Media Center Start key
(VP6364) Windows PC for Windows XP with MCE, Vista with MCE, Windows 7, Mac OS X (not all buttons supported), Linux OS
(VP6366) Apple Mac OS X
No software drivers required
2 x AA alkaline batteries (included) with power management sleep mode
Suggested retail price: $69.99
Manufacturer's Warranty: 1 Year