The spirit of innovation. Convergence. Convenience. My hat is tipped to the Canon X MARK I calculator-cum-mouse for embodying it all. But it's not satisfied with mere mousing and calculating; it also serves as a Bluetooth number keypad for your PC or Mac.
And as Gizmodo points out, this odd little gadget is not the first time Canon has attempted this Holy Trinity.
The X MARK I will be available later this year in the U.K for £40. Hopefully it will make it across the pond.
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