A Mouseless Pad

If moving a mouse to make things happen on your computer screen doesn't seem quite natural, you might want to try the Touche Touch Pad from International Technology Associates (800 223-6433). You control the cursor by moving your finger along a smooth, 2-by-2 1/2-inch surface and tapping to simulate the effect of mouse buttons. I found fine-motion control on the $59 Touche device considerably easier than earlier touch pads, such as the ones used on Apple PowerBook laptops. Touche is available in versions for PCs or Macintosh.

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