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Logitech MK850 Combo Bluetooth Keyboard and mouse

Earlier we looked at the Logitech M720 mouse on it's own, and there were lots of good notes about it's design. In this article we are going to be looking at the MK850 which comes bundled with the M720 mouse and a K850 Keyboard. Taking two products and calling them combo alone is not enough, they need to work as a team, complementing each other. We shall be exploring how successful this combo really is. So earlier when we looked at the M720 mouse, I covered a lot of topics I’ll not repeat those in this article but I’ll summarize, for details by all means check out the video above. My words at the time was that things have been simplified. And I mean that in a good way, simplification is not easily achieved. So after using the mouse for about a year what are my thoughts, well, I have customized the mouse in the following way, scroll wheel tilt left for copy and right for paste. The two thumb buttons for volume up and down and the bottom thumb button for alt tab. These are some of

Review of Logitech MX Keys

Automobiles have existed for many decades, and with every passing year they have been improving. This iterative development has brought us the advanced features that the modern cars offer. Likewise membrane keyboards have existed for a number of decades, with gradual improvements made to them as time passed by, and we have arrived at the Logitech MX keys . Is this the pinnacle, is this the height of what a membrane keyboard can be, that is the question I explored to answer.  First let's cover the brief, why, why did I venture to purchase the Mx Key s. Well, with the recent pandemic, like many of us, I have been working from home. I have been juggling between my work laptop and my personal computer. So a multi-device keyboard was needed. The K345, while a reasonable keyboard was totally not suitable for the task. So to solve the problem I switched to using the K380. The K380 connects over Bluetooth and can connect to 3 devices. I originally used to carry that keyboard in my backpack