The Zone Touch Mouse works as a traditional three-button mouse with the added benefit of the glass touch strip for select Windows 8 gestures. We just wish the touch features were a little more precise.
The term "peripherals" is wide-reaching on purpose to include all the accessories that will surely complete any home office or entertainment set up. Our CNET Editors have tallied the scores and provided their top picks in the list below.
Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.
Executives dying for an ultraportable mouse to go with their Windows 8 or Android tablet will find a beautiful companion in the Wedge Touch Mouse, but it's a lot to pay for a pretty basic set of functions.
Apple implements its first overhaul of Mac input devices in years, with new versions of its keyboard, mouse and trackpad. And say goodbye to battery swaps: they're all rechargeable now, too.
These new accessories have rechargeable batteries and slick new designs.
Apple's September 9 event is official, and 9to5Mac breaks all the major news of the week. Plus, you can't say Swatch smartwatch five times fast. Trust us. You just can't.
We like the Microsoft Touch Mouse for its thoughtful, complementary gestures that simplify the experience of moving in and around Windows 7 applications.
Not only is it a 10-inch tablet, but connect a monitor, keyboard and mouse and the M10 becomes a PC.
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With its snap-together modules, Palette offers photographers and others a new answer to the age-old question of the best way to control a computer. Adobe is an early partner.
Logitech's Touch Mouse M600 works well enough, but it's not as ambitious as Apple's and Microsoft's competing touch mice, which means Logitech shouldn't be asking for the same price as its competition.