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
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.
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.