A mouse that thinks it's a slider phone
Another attempt at convergence for the lowly peripheral.
In the continuing effort to overcome itsand , the lowly mouse has made various attempts to double as a VoIP handset. As odd as it may seem, most of the designs for these combo devices have mimicked flip phones, as seen in models by and .
Chinavasion wants to separate its own phone-mouse from the pack with a slider design, a la the Chocolate, with an LCD on a cover that slides back to reveal the keypad, according to Chip Chick. Not satisfied with just two functions, the Chinese company--which has made a name for itself with other combo products such as --has added a 1.5-watt speaker as well.