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11 alternatives to the computer mouse

Why you won't be using a mouse for ever

New technologies threaten to render pointing and clicking obsolete. Here's our pick of the alternatives to the mouse.

Microsoft Sync 3.0

The new version of Microsoft Sync will be available in Ford vehicles in the US later this year, featuring a new voice called Samantha. The flash memory-based system allow drivers to use their mobile phone hands-free and to control their in-car entertainment system using voice commands.

GraceNotes CarStars

The GraceNotes CarStars system actually lets you speak to your stereo. In a hands-on demo, I was able to play songs by speaking the name, and listening to the actual artist make suggestions.

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  1. Why you won't be using a mouse for ever
  2. Asus Eee T91 and Dell Latitude XT2
  3. Microsoft Sync 3.0 and GraceNote CarStars
  4. Garmin Nuvi 855T and Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking 10
  5. The G1 and the Logitech MX Air Mouse
  6. The Hitachi Wave Remote


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