The Logitech diNovo is a palm-sized, cordless mini keyboard that is specially designed to work with various Home Theatre PC setups and systems. It boasts an ingenious compact sized design that easily blends in with other household gaming and remotes controllers. As part of it’s extensive standard feature set it also offers a wireless USB or Bluetooth connectivity options that will allow you to pair it with multiple devices such as Blackberry smartphones, whether old or new. This clever device may not be a full sized keyboard but it is one of the best computer accessory for any living room. It is also one of the most popular home entertainment keyboards on the market today.
The Logitech diNovo Mini also proves to be a winner in the size stakes being one of the smallest home entertainment keyboards currently available. It measures just 1.08 in by 3.5 in. (HWD) and weighing just under 0.36 lbs. Cleverly concealed underneath its clamshell black cover is a full featured QWERTY keypad. The keys feature a soft matte finish and are raised slightly in the middle to assist with avoiding mistypes. The topmost part of the keyboard is lined with eight multimedia buttons that enables users to mute, control volume, record, skip & forward videos/songs, play or pause and stop. Instead of adding a bulky trackball for navigation, Logitech has implemented a thumb touchpad that is roomy enough to help you navigate on the screen. The thumb pad also includes a click function to act as a left clicking mouse button.
Key Features & Performance Typing on the Logitech diNovo Mini also offers similar ease of use as offered on the popular Blackberry and other market leading smartphone devices. Since the width is about that of a game controller, most user are encouraged to use thumbs for typing. They keys are big enough so that thumb typing will normally be not an issue, and you will be surprised at how well basic touch typing translates from your ten fingers to only your thumbs. The Logitech diNovo Mini offers complete plug and play capabilities out of the box, although logitech recommends installing its bundled Setpoint software for a more integrated and fine tuned experience.