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            Product of the Month
July 2005 

Targus 3

Linda A. Epstein
July 2005

For the Month of July we bring you a few things we would not want to be without.  Compact, light weight, portable accessories from our friends Targus.   Accessories that enhance the use of your use of your Tablet PC , anytime you use them.   

Targus Mini Kaleidoscope Optical Retractable Mouse

Targus Mini Kaleidoscope mouse

  • Unique patented design radiates 7 continuous fog lights when powered
  • Brighten up your desktop with a mouse that changes color continuously when powered
  • Mouse on the go: Small and compact design allows you to use this mouse wherever space is limited—on an airplane tray, desk or home office
  • Retractable cord: Avoid extra cable cluttering your workspace by adjusting the retractable cord to the desired length

This fun, sleek mini mouse features a patented color-radiating design that cycles through seven colors as you use it. The optical technology, accurate precision, and ambidextrous design allow for expert use, while the retractable cord makes this colorful mouse a convenient travel companion.


targus Kaleidoscope mouse


Targus Slim 4-Port USB 2.0 Pocket Hub

  • Expand your capabilities- Connect 4 USB devices such as mice, digital Targus 4 port Pocket Hubcameras, memory drives and printers on your notebook simultaneously
  • Portable design- Small, lightweight design with built-in cable management means no extra cables to carry
  • Plug and play- Easy to install: simply plug into your computer’s USB port; no drivers required
  • Flexible connector system: Foldable swivel connector provides maximum flexibility

Quickly connect USB 1.1 or 2.0 devices to your notebook with this small, slim hub. Instantly connect a printer, mouse, digital camera, memory drive and more to your notebook. Requires Windows 98, 2000, Me, XP or Mac OS X (defaults to USB 1.1 data transmission rate on Macs running 8.6 to 9.2 and using USB 1.1 port). Includes AC adapter and user’s guide.



Targus Rechargeable Stow-N-Go Wireless Optical Mouse

  • Complete portability and ease-of use Store the USB receiver in the patented hidden Targus Stow-N-Gocompartment under the mouse when traveling; press the eject button to remove the receiver and turn on the mouse
  • Continuous charging capability: Simply plug the USB cable into the mouse and notebook and recharge your mouse in your office or on the road, anytime, without heavy AC adapters (mouse is functional while being recharged)
  • Latest 2.4 GHz RF technology: Provides improved operating range (5 meters typical 10 meters maximum) and minimum interference; ideal for portable input devices.

The Targus Rechargeable Stow-N-Go Wireless Optical Mouse is smart and sleek, offering clever features that are ideal for the mobile user. With a simple click, the USB receiver easily stows in the built-in compartment under the mouse, so you’ll know where to find it when you’re ready to use it.


  • lightweight and portable
  • With the Pocket hub you have USB ports when and where you need them
  • sleek design
  • Kaleidoscope mouse makes you smile
  • Stow-N-GO's self storage eliminates the worry of losing the receiver


  • You have to make sure your clients and friends don't walk away with them!

In Conclusion: 

For those of us who never have enough USB ports and like the convenience of using a mouse with their Tablet PC, These small light weight accessories from Targus are compact enough to fit into the smallest of spaces and designed to go anywhere and meet the need of both the road warrior and the home or home office user.

And the mini Kaleidoscope Mouse that rotates through seven colors as you use it brings subtle whimsy into any situation.  

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Please visit the links below for past products of the month, or take a look at the reviews accessories and software pages.

Previous Products of the month can be found at the links below 2004 Accessory of the Year- Oakley Thump
Ziplinq, Fujitsu Bump case, Franklin Covey Leather Case , Motion HardTop Keyboard Diskeeper Pro, SecuriKey Pro,  GoBinder 2005 Targus Rolling Backpack, Motion Field Case & Motion Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard, Casio EX Z50, OtterBox 4600, Xhifi Speakers, Targus Jackie Leather Tote , Zen Portable Media Center

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