Logitech's Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 Sports a Giant Touchpad

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Cube

I want one of these for my hometheater room pc.

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Alathorne

It seems to have similarities to laptop keyboards. I currently use Logitech's illuminated keyboard and the wireless T650 touchpad. They both have some weaknesses, but I quite like them. The touchpad in particular helped alleviate some incipient RSI issues in my wrist and elbow. My criticism of this keyboard is two fold: I prefer backlighting and I want the full number pad.

All in all, it looks like the bigger brother to Logitech's k400 wireless keyboard.

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Arthur Dent

This looks perfect for a media centre PC, I might pick one up if I see it on sale.

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John Pombrio

I bought the standalone Logitech USB touchpad, about the same size as the touchpad on this keyboard. I returned it. It sounded like a great idea but had a lot going against it. It was ludicrously less accurate than a mouse and trying to do something as simple as closing a window was frustrating. scrolling down a web page was also hard to control while a mousewheel is so much more precise. As for swiping, I had to either take my hand off the mouse (which can scroll better and more accurately) or the keyboard. As for pinch and zoom on a regular sized monitor, rarely if ever used.
Clicking and dragging? Good luck with that as I never was able to do it successfully.

Don't expect much at all from the touchpad and you will not be disappointed.

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Shalbatana

Why has no one come up with the hybrid keyboard?

I love this keyboard idea and can see it being very useful in the living room, but I wish I could plug it in and charge it/use it via usb when I don't need wireless capability.

Would it really be that hard or more expensive to make a keyboard that does both?

Give me that and a cordless mouse that charges through a wired mousepad and I'd buy it would be a no brainer for me. Replacing batteries so often (or even charging them) kills wireless for me.

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Formedras

They've existed for quite a while; you just haven't seen them.
For the most part, they're by lower-end companies like Inland.
There is one ultra-high-end hybrid that I know of, but it's wired-only and for good reason. The DeathStalker Ultimate by Razer is a mechanical keyboard with the OLED touchpad and buttons from their Blade Pro laptop. But it's two and a half times the price of Logitech's boardpad.

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ssudershan

The Keyboard looks nice but what puts me down is that it does not have Backlit keys (this is one aspect I always look for on keyboards other than the layout of the keys and the feel)

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thedo114

Nice keyboard for a steam box or living room pc.

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Gezzer

And that's the type of PC keyboard setup where WIn8 might make a bit of sense to me. I think MS made a mistake. Instead of replacing the desktop with metro they should of replaced Media center with it.

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thedo114

+1