Logitech’s New Color Collection …
a fresh update to Logitech’s most popular lines.
Logitech has just released a new line of coordinated, must-have computer/laptop accessories that are offered in bright colors and layered designs with juicy colors that make it easy to infuse your digital life with a touch of personality.
This new Color Collection line includes wireless mice, keyboards, webcams and lapdesks – finally providing the perfect opportunity to let your personal flare shine through your tech accessories!
Each device rings true to Logitech’s reputation and offers sleek functionality and intuitive design. Digital layers, stenciled shapes and hand-drawn elements create exclusive patterns.
Logitech sent a lapdesk, mouse, keyboard and webcam from their new Color Collection for our family to review.
Logitech® Wireless Mouse M325 can be purchased for $39.99
(just a couple of the new designs available)
I have recently fallen in love with Logitech’s new line of computer mice. This mouse is no exception. The size is just right to fit in the palm of your hand, the scroll bar is very responsive and the wheel even has a tilt function to go forward and backward.
My old wireless mouse had a large receiver that I always worried about hanging off the side of my computer. This new design has a very small receiver that can stay in your laptop even when traveling. Another new function I loved is that the receiver can be programmed for other wireless devices. That is super important because my new laptop only has 2 USB ports.
Let’s talk aesthetics now. I am a self admitted girly girl. I love delicate lines, flowers and pink. When asked to pick a mouse, it was a quick and easy decision. What’s great about this new line, though… they have funky, artistic, girly… something for everyone!
- A Wheel for the Web: Designed for how you use the Web, our newest micro-precise scrolling makes reading your Facebook®, shopping Amazon® or scrolling through Google® searches easier. Plus, tilting the wheel moves you backward or forward on the Web.
- A Feel-Good Crowd-Pleaser: Based on the best-selling shape in the world, it keeps your hand happy—even after long hours of use—thanks to its comfy, contoured shape and textured rubber grips for easy handling.
- 18 months, One Battery: With up to 18 months of battery life, battery hassles are virtually eliminated. To eliminate surprises, the mouse’s smart sleep mode and On/Off switch save power, while an indicator light eliminates surprises.
- Logitech Unifying Receiver: The tiny wireless receiver stays in your laptop, so there’s no need to unplug it when you move around. Plus, you can easily add compatible wireless devices to the same receiver.
- So Long, Touchpad: Forget about tricky finger maneuvers—with your laptop touchpad—at
home, at school and at work you’ll enjoy precise clicking and pointing while navigating your
favorite websites thanks to Logitech Advanced Optical Tracking. And you don’t need a mouse
Logitech® Wireless Keyboard K360 can be purchased for $29.99
(just a couple of the new designs available)
Convenient and compact… two simple words to describe this wireless keyboard. There are a few occasions you need an external keyboard for your laptop. This keyboard is small enough to not be a nuisance but packed with functions. There are six personalized shortcuts and 12 programmable F-keys. This keyboard also has a tiny receiver that can stay in the side of your computer without worry. If you use both the keyboard and mouse at the same time, you only need the one unifying receiver. With 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, it’s as reliable as a wired keyboard with the freedom of wireless.
Let’s talk aesthetics. The size of the keyboard is nice… not too small, but not overpowering. The small splash of color with the black and white butterflies gives it a nice touch of personality without being overpowering.
- Compact comfort: With a space-saving design and familiar layout, this keyboard is about 20 percent smaller than standard keyboards, so it cuts down on clutter wherever you use your laptop.
- Extended battery life: A three-year battery life means less time spent changing batteries.*
Personalized shortcuts: Six hot keys let you skip songs, pause videos, crank the volume and
more. With 12 programmable F-keys, you can easily customize to open your favorite apps,
folders and Web pages.
- Powerful wireless connection: Long-range wireless connection virtually eliminates delays,
dropouts and interference so you can work, and play, in more places.
- Plug-and-play simplicity: Simply plug the tiny wireless Logitech Unifying receiver into a USB
port, pull the battery tab and start using your keyboard right away. The compact receiver stays
in your laptop and allows you to add a number of compatible devices without the hassle of
multiple USB receivers.
- Whisper-quiet typing: Framed keys look modern and barely make a sound, while providing a
more comfortable typing experience than with laptop and netbook keyboards.
Logitech Portable Lapdesk N315 can be purchased for $29.99
One of the best aspects of owning a laptop is that it’s portable. One thing I learned quickly, though, is that sometimes they get a bit warm for your lap. With the Logitech lapdesk, it keeps your lap cool and comfortable and also has a slide out mouse desk with a convenient lip on it to keep your mouse from sliding off. Although my mouse works well without a desk (on my lap, on the couch arm etc), I find that I use the mouse desk to keep it from sliding off and hitting the floor. Since it’s retractable, if you decide you just need your touchpad… it’s not in the way.
This particular desk is super thin (12 mm thick) and lightweight. It easily slips into your laptop bag or sleeve (15.6 or larger). It has a nice non-slip surface so your laptop is secure even if you wiggle to adjust your seating. It’s perfect for an occasionally warm laptop, but it is not a “cooling” pad (does not have a fan). This particular pad works well with computers up to 15.6 inches.
The Color Collection pad I was sent has the same pink splash with etched butterfly design as the keyboard. I love the subtleness of this design. It’s feminine and has a touch of personality.
Logitech HD Webcam C270 can be purchased for $39.99
Webcams are such a standard part of computer living nowadays, it’s fun to have one with some flare. This particular webcam totes HD 720p video calling and can be used with most major IMs. HD video calling is free, fast and easy for you because it’s built into your webcam setup. You can call someone right away!
Unlike my first webcam, this one now takes 3-megapixel photos. These are perfect for internet sharing – email, webpages and the like. It also has a noise reducing built in microphone so you can be seen and heard. Imagine your long distance relatives finally getting a glimpse of your kids and hearing their sweet voices. I have several long distance relatives that my children wouldn’t otherwise know.
I am loving how the Color Collection is integrating the designs to compliment all the other products. Although the pink design on the webcam is not identical to the mouse or lapdesk/keyboard designs, it doesn’t clash or stand out.
The Color Collection gets my overall two thumbs up. They are nice quality products that do the job they promise to do with a hint of personality and flare. The pricing for these items hasn’t gone up and if I had to choose between plain, black and boring and the Color Collection… well, it’s not a choice!
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