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Logitech announces new corded and cordless "wave" design keyboards

Logitech unveiled today its new groundbreaking keyboard design that veers away from the traditional "straight" keyboard. The new "wave" design allows users to comfortably use their keyboards without having to change the way they type. The two new keyboards styles released are the Logitech Wave Keyboard and the Cordless Desktop Wave, featuring the Logitech Comfort Wave Design.

The aspects of the new keyboards that set it apart from the rest are the three new features. They each sport a wave key-frame design, a U-shaped constant curve, and a cushioned, contoured palm rest. According to Logitech, users will not have to retrain their hand for typing, unlike other contour keyboards on the market.

“With the increased awareness and demand for comfort in our day-to-day lives, Logitech’s new products offer a timely solution,†said Denis Pavillard, vice president of product marketing for Logitech’s keyboards and desktops. “According to a study at Harvard, for Logitech, the average person types approximately 2 million keystrokes every year. That’s equal to 200 hours of typing. The Logitech Wave Comfort Design will delight people by offering the perfect balance of comfort and usability.â€

The new keyboards also offer larger, easy to see and use hotkeys which can be mapped to launch certain desktop items. Also, the new accessory features a type-speed indicator and an error-rate tracker that calculates the number of time a user hits the backspace key.

The Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave keyboard-and-mouse is to be expected to be available beginning in late August for $89.99. The corded model will be released at the beginning of October for $49.99.

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Looks like a comfortable keyboard.
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The Website Is Trippin Me Out
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Looks sweet, I'm a fan of Logitec
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I have not liked the ergonomic keyboards up till this point...but that one looks good! I might have to get myself one of those once the price is more reasonable. (Will only get wired keyboards...never wireless....too much hassle when editing bios and such...plus, they are higher maitnence!)
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Ooh, does look comfortable. A new take on ergonomics. Nice.
    
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Hmmm, so apparently this keyboard puts you to sleep in a hammock... I want one. I just hope the hammock isn't sold separately.
    
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Hmmm, so apparently this keyboard puts you to sleep in a hammock... I want one. I just hope the hammock isn't sold separately.
LOLZ. but after wearing out my g15 to the point where i cant make out what keys are what anymore, i need a new keyboard, this one looks nice.
    
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I hate curved keyboards

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LOLZ. but after wearing out my g15 to the point where i cant make out what keys are what anymore, i need a new keyboard, this one looks nice.
Its impossible to wear the keys out on the newer revision of the G15, they replaced the G15 that had wearing key problems about 3 months after the G15s released.
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Doesnt MS make ones like these?
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That looks comfy! Much better than the split ergonomic keyboards definitely.
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