Kensington today announced a new wireless mobile trackball and an update to its free TrackballWorks software. Trackballs have traditionally been designed for stationary desktop computer users, but not anymore. As the majority of new PCs sold today are laptops, trackball users demand a comfortable and smart alternative to a mobile mouse. The Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is built to fit the everyday working style of mobile professionals on the go. Here is more info:
The centered-ball design, recommended by ergonomists, delivers more precision and comfort than conventional ball-under-the-thumb structured trackballs. Kensington?s trackball is built to accommodate either right-or left-handed use and incorporates both a storable nano receiver for convenient travel, and 2.4 GHz technology for optimal wireless performance. The new Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball includes a number of additional user-friendly features. A mid-size ball that snaps in and out of place for easy cleaning, crisp and responsive buttons for precise work, and a unique Touch Scrolling solution make navigating documents quick and smooth. The accompanying customizable TrackBallWorks software helps users fly through web pages and create shortcuts that let them work any way they want to.
Kensington Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball (K72352US; SRP $59.99): The Kensington Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball offers a precise, compact and versatile experience with a centered-ball design. With no wires to tie you down, the 2.4 GHz wireless with storable nano receiver works wherever you do -- at your home or office. And the unique touch scrolling lets you glide effortlessly through web pages and documents.
-Wireless operation with USB dongle -Ambidextrous design for left-or right-handed users -Works with TrackballWorks software for customized experience -Plug and play with no drivers needed -Compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS X
The Kensington Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is available for pre-order at Amazon.com Kensington.com and other major retailers.
Kensington TrackBallWorks Software 1.1 (Free): Kensington TrackBallWorks helps customize the user experience with Kensington's award winning trackballs for increased productivity and comfort. The software delivers more freedom than ever to assign functions or keyboard shortcuts to any trackball?s buttons, so you can work with trackballs the ways you?ve always wanted. "Chording" functions allow assignment of additional key combinations of trackball buttons. TrackballWorks is built to work with the latest versions of Windows and Mac operating systems.
New Features in this version include: ? Inertial Scrolling (Momentum Scrolling) ? Touch and scroll through pages of content with an easy glide, so there are no more abrupt stops when you reviewing documents or browsing webpages. ? Paste Templates ? Programming a button and pasting text into a document is made easy. Users can create a popup menu with up to ten paste text options. ? More Clicks Capability ? More functionality means more productivity. Create advanced click capabilities for your trackball by using the flexible command builder. ? Integration with Control Panel and Devices and Printers (Windows Only) ? Finding the TrackballWorks icon on your computer is easy; it now appears within your Control Panel as the software is launched.
Kensington TrackBallWorks software is available for free download at: trackballworks.kensington.com