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Logitech Unveils New Wireless Trackball

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Today Logitech unveiled the Logitech Wireless Trackball M570, delivering a different level of comfort and control. If you’re searching for an alternative to touchpads or traditional mice, the Wireless Trackball M570 is uniquely designed for all-day comfort and features the leave-in Logitech Unifying receiver.

“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 business unit. “Everything about our newest trackball is built to improve the experience and give trackball enthusiasts the comfort and control they deserve.”

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nice to see trackballs make a comeback, they make a lot of sense in some situations (laptops, HTPC's, etc)

cordless just makes it all the better.


since they have no camera or optical laser, the battery life could be quite good too.
 
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gross .... but yeah trackballs .... at least you win some space, plus it collects less dust
 
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I have been looking for a thumb controlled trackball with multiple buttons to replace my aging MS Trackball Optical. This looks like it will fit the bill just right.
 
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nice :) this can surely replace my crappy Mzoft one on the HTPC :) I like trackballs after 12+ hrs on a standard one all day...
 
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I have been using the marble mouse some years now and it's incredibly useful, specially when you have a crowded table full of computers with no space to use a normal mouse. It's good to see new trackballs comings.
 
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What is this?
Looks like something my 3 year old nephew would play with.
 

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What is this?
Looks like something my 3 year old nephew would play with.
Had my trackball since 1995 from logitech. I bring it to every LAN part and use it online for gaming. Everybody laughs, but when it comes down to it, everybody is amazed how fast I respond with it compared to a "regular" mouse and i usually finish in the top 5 in matched games.

But the downside to trackball is when drawing, vector diagrams, or when sniping in games, your finger jitters to much for such precision.

So don't knock it till you tried it.
 
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What is this?
Looks like something my 3 year old nephew would play with.
i know!

isn't it great !! :)

obvious troll is obvious
 
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wow trackball's?....back on the market huh:rolleyes:.............j/k that's coo!
 

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Wait...

The idea of a trackball is to make it so you don't have to move the mouse around your desk, instead it says in one spot on the desk.

The idea of a wireless mouse is to let you move the mouse anywhere on the desk without being limitted by the cord.

So...a wireless trackball makes no sense...
 
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Wait...

The idea of a trackball is to make it so you don't have to move the mouse around your desk, instead it says in one spot on the desk.

The idea of a wireless mouse is to let you move the mouse anywhere on the desk without being limitted by the cord.

So...a wireless trackball makes no sense...
the point of wireless is NOT to limit yourself to a desk...
the point of a wireless trackball is to make it easier to mouse in awkward positions, away from a standard desktop...
like in a recliner or on a bed with an HTPC....

Yeah, I guess that is a valid point. Never thought of HTPC usage.:toast:
:toast:
 
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the point of wireless is NOT to limit yourself to a desk...
the point of a wireless trackball is to make it easier to mouse in awkward positions, away from a standard desktop...
like in a recliner or on a bed with an HTPC....
Yeah, I guess that is a valid point. Never thought of HTPC usage.:toast:
 
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Dear Logitech

Please update the Cordless Optical Trackman.

Thank you in advance.


No seriously, its a great trackball mouse but it really needs an update with some new tech.