BELKIN WIRELESS KEYBOARD AND MOUSE, $70
Assets: Quiet key action, nice price.

Liabilities: Can’t customize function keys for shortcuts.

Bottom line: An affordable if not fancy alternative.

More info: www.belkin.com
LOGITECH DINOVO MEDIA
DESKTOP, $250


Assets: Zero-degree tilt makes for comfy working; separate Media Pad calls up photos and music.

Liabilities: Yes, that’s a $250 list price.

Bottom line: Costly but cool Bluetooth-enabled board lets you network up to seven devices. A winner.

More info:www.logitech.com
MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL
DESKTOP PRO 2.0, $105

Assets: Allows fast customization; includes optical Intellimouse Explorer.

Liabilities: Works only with Windows XP, home or pro, and takes some installation time.

Bottom line: It’s both attractive and useful; powerful USB transceiver links to devices
30 feet away.

More info:www.microsoft.com