Genius Announces SlimStar T8020 Windows 8 Optimized Multi-Touch Keyboard

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Hmm.. less than $50 and it’s touch enabled… not bad..

    Genius today releases a next generation wireless keyboard and touchpad combination, SlimStar T8020, in North America. This multi-touch keyboard incorporates Windows® 8 gestures to let users breeze through Microsoft’s® latest touch-based OS with intuitive swipes and pinches, even if users don’t have a touch display.



    Windows 8 Optimized Multifunctional Touchpad

    SlimStar T8020 allows users to switch between three different modes on the touchpad – mouse cursor, Windows 8 gestures, and numeric keypad – simply by pressing the MODE key. The multi-touchpad provides the following Windows 8 gestures: slide, swipe, swipe from four edges, zoom in/out, and page up/down, without any additional PC drivers, and these gestures also work in Windows 7/Vista/XP.

    11 Function Keys for Media and More

    There are 11 function keys for media control, Internet access shortcuts and powering off the computer, giving users instant control so they can accomplish tasks faster.

    2.4 GHz Wireless Technology

    The 2.4GHz USB pico receiver allows users to work wirelessly from a distance of up to 15m (49.2ft). For convenience, the tiny USB pico receiver can be stored inside the SlimStar T8020.

    Light and Slim

    Only 1.8cm (0.7in.) thick and weighing a mere 289g (10.2oz), the SlimStar T8020 can be easily stowed away and used as a portable full-sized keyboard. This low profile keyboard is perfect for modern-style desktops.

    Price and Availability

    Genius’ SlimStar T8020 is now available in North America for the suggested retail price of $44.90.


    System Requirements:

    • Supports Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP

    • Intel/AMD processor 500 Hz or above

    • Available USB port


        Package Contents:

        • SlimStar T8020

        • Pico USB receiver

        • Two AAA batteries

        • Multi-language quick guide

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