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Live la vida wireless with these slick Windows 8-optimized keyboards and mice

At a Glance

This three-piece set promotes ergonomic computing while maintaining an unusual and interesting look. The devices are comfortable, functional, and easy to use—after you get over the ergonomic-typing learning curve.

Price when rated: $130

Pros

  • Mouse is comfortable to hold and use for long periods of time
  • All devices work off one USB receiver
  • Long battery life

Cons

  • Separate number pad is easy to misplace
  • Typing ergonomically can involve a difficult learning curve
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At a Glance

The TK820 combines a decent keyboard and a large touchpad. We love the integration and gestures, but the keyboard lies really flat with no way to raise the angle.

Price when rated: $100
Lowest price: $78.00 via Sears.com

Pros

  • Large touchpad stays out of the way
  • The touchpad's touch gestures are useful

Cons

  • Touchpad is overly sensitive to accidental touches
  • Lies flat and can't sit at an angle
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At a Glance

We love the fact that we don't have to scrounge for batteries and can use light to power the K750, but its loud keys keep it from being perfect.

Price when rated: $60
Lowest price: $54.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace

Pros

  • Draws power from any light
  • Included app shows details about power collecting and status

Cons

  • Solar panels dominate the top of the keyboard
  • Loud keys
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