Targus Inc. announced two phones for the mobile worker, the USB Notebook Mouse Internet Phone and USB Internet Phone with Keypad.The USB Notebook Mouse Internet Phone works as both a notebook mouse and a USB phone and is compatible with MSN, Yahoo, Google, Skype and Vonage.
It has a mouse mode and phone mode. In mouse mode, it works like a standard three-button USB optical mouse. When the phone rings, the phone mode is automatically activated. Press the answer key and pick up the mouse/phone or press the scroller wheel to activate the speakerphone.
This integrated USB phone comes with a built-in microphone, speakerphone, headphone jack and a built-in independent sound chip with volume control that offers full duplex sound technology. Suggested retail price is $49.99.
The USB Internet Phone with Keypad includes a microphone, volume control and a built-in sound chip compact keypad for those who like to dial their phone numbers. Compatible with VoIP services such as Skype and Vonage, it can also be used as a compact keypad to input numerical data and execute commands such as page up or down, delete, insert, number lock, etc. Suggested retail price is $59.99.