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The Scandinavian-designed Penclic has been one of our favourite devices for a while now. A mouse that works like a pen, it first hit shelves in 2015.
A great tool in itself, helping you fend off RSI and avoid aggravating your carpal tunnel both! But it also has another benefit for eager gamers and graphic designers – that being control and precision.
The Penclic is a pen that works like a mouse – or is it a mouse that works like a pen? Somewhat like the stylus you may have wielded if you ever nabbed yourself an early PDA (I miss styli in this age of hand-numbing, bone-jarring pad thumping!), you can scrawl, point and select with ease.
For me, the device has a special benefit, though. Because I have ME, I get significant pain and discomfort in my joints – and my hands in particular. Unfortunately, my job requires constant use of a computer, so this time of year especially my hands give up! The Penclic makes my daily tasks that much easier – it’s a quiet blessing.
Whether you’re an MMORPG gamer slaying rivals in World of Warcraft or League of Legends or a busy graphic designer yearning for affordable precision, you can use the Penclic. It’s as easy as using a pen and paper, while its buttons provide the increased functionality that only a mouse has. It’s also fully programmable, so what’s not to love?
The bluetooth-enabled Penclic B2 is the latest generation of this handy tool, and at only £79.99, it’s a steal! It works with both PC and Mac, and is available online now.