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Logitech is attempting to take on the videoconferencing market, by launching a new conferencing system aimed at mid-to-large size groups and meeting rooms. The Logitech Group follows on from the CC3000e in the ConferenceCam range, offering the ability to hold a conference call with a group of up to 14 people locally, though this can be extended to a total of 20 people by the use of an optional expansion microphone.
Previously, we've enthused about the Logitech K380, mostly enthused about the Create, and generally enthused with some caveats about the K400r -- and what do you mean, you're getting these names mixed up? Logitech took some steps toward making things clearer with this, the Logitech K400 Plus keyboard. That doesn't sound like a giant leap forward for keyboard naming, but in all other ways the firm markets this as being for use with your "smart" HDTV -- sort of.
Logitech has added another gaming-focused keyboard to its peripherals range, this time a new full-size mechanical keyboard with color-changing LEDs and high-specification internals. The Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is claimed to offer customizable lighting, dedicated media controls, and mechanical switches that can give optimum performance and durability to players during gameplay.
If you've got an iPad Pro, you use it to excess. Far more than you did your iPad Air, and actually you thought you hammered that iPad Air quite a bit. There is something about the Pro that lends itself to doing more -- and the more you use it, the more likely you are to want an external keyboard. Plus, you might use your iPad Pro so much that it's effectively paid for itself, but you're still hurting from that large chunk of change you had to spend. You're not yet at the stage where you can casually throw your iPad Pro in a bag. You want to know it's safe, you want to be able to use it to its fullest, so you've looked at getting the Logitech Create keyboard case for iPad Pro. Every iPad Pro owner has looked at this, many have bought it; we've been living with it for a month.
Is Tim Cook happy? If you listen to analysts and financial experts then no, as Apple is doomed, but in One More Thing's simple, homespun way, we think he might be. There is the small matter of Apple making some excellent products that we all love: it's got to be nice being the ones to make them. Then there's also the tiny matter of the extraordinary amount of profit and the sheer number of iPhones that have been sold since you started reading this.
Usually a sentence with the word "compromise" in it is bound to end badly, but in this case, not so much. The Logitech K400r keyboard has the features of a keyboard you're meant to travel with, and one that is best suited to staying on your desk. Whether you like it depends on how you feel about clacky keyboards instead of flat, low-slung chiclet ones, but it is a 79-key one that has the convenience of a travelling keyboard.
Logitech has launched an updated version of its G502 Proteus Core gaming mouse from last year, one that ships with the addition of controllable lighting. The G502 Proteus Spectrum gaming mouse retains the same specifications and features as the original model of high-performance mouse, except that Logitech has introduced RGB customizable lighting, allowing users to change the color of the LEDs to match their desk or home office's color scheme.
We have a possibly unhealthy obsession with keyboards, but no plans to do anything about it -- we're not going to swap to pens and pencils, for instance. Plus, our addiction means we automatically know the two things that make a great keyboard -- or we thought we did, until we used the Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard for iPad.
Received wisdom, backed up merely by hard evidence, is that only Apple is making any money out of tablet sales. Except that's earnings as in sales of tablets: Logitech must be making a fortune from its tablet keyboards -- and if it isn't, it should be. Its latest, the Logitech K380, is a portable keyboard that is good enough to use on a desktop too.
As previously reported, Apple has gone live with orders for the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, though the company is also showing the device as available in its retail stores starting today. Pre-orders will begin shipping on Friday, November 13 when one-day shipment is selected, however the Apple Pencil drawing stylus and Smart Keyboard peripherals are not yet available either online or in stores, but will be shipping beginning next week. A third-party keyboard case co-designed with Apple, the Logitech Create Backlit Keyboard Case for the iPad Pro, is currently advertised both on Apple's site and is said to already be available in Apple stores.