Verbatim's new keyboards add not only sound, but light
Having trouble finding space for speakers amidst the clutter on your desk? How about building them into the keyboard?
That's the theory behind TuneBoard, Verbatim's new product. The keyboard, which works with either Macs or PCs, features integrated dual stereo speakers that are angled towards the listener In addition, it includes a media console with seven multimedia keys for controlling iTunes or a Windows default music player.
The multimedia keys also provide muting, volume adjustment, play, pause, stop, previous track and next track control. Two additional hot keys are included for switching the enhanced bass on and off and to switch the keycap luminescent background lighting on and off.
The keyboard also includes a built-in microphone so it can be used with applications such as Skype and other VOIP software. A built-in microphone jack and earphone jack are also included on the back of the keyboard. Suggested retail will be $69.99 for both Mac and PC editions.