Keyboards from the company Riitek, have been seen before. Until now there has been a keyboard on the market that was made in a Bluetooth and radio variation and it holds the name Rii Mini. Now we are going to review its newer version that made its way on the market and it’s called Rii Mini II.
Mini II is a combination of a small keyboard and a small touchpad, which communicates with the computer via a wireless radio network. When compared with its predecessor, it doesn’t have a laser pointer and the configuration of the whole device is changed, putting the touchpad in the middle, splitting the keyboard in two halves. With this the keyboard is much easier to use with both hands, using even the thumbs. Novelty is also the backlight of the keys, making them visible in the normal usage environment that it is made for (in a dark room). The miniature radio transmitter, which is inserted in the USB port, found its place when transporting, under a lid, on the back side of the keyboard. Another novelty is the ability to change the resolution of the touchpad, which allows the user to find the optimal ratio between the physical touchpad size and the screen resolution, that you are using it on. Also, an interesting thing is when you do a vertical touch on the touchpad in a combination with “Fn” button is equivalent of a scroll function of a regular mouse. The built in batteries supply days and days of usage (the manufacturer says it can be up to a month), and recharging the batteries is made by the USB cable. The maximum range is 30m and it can be used on different machines from media players to Xbox 360, HTPC, Apple, Wii etc.
With a price of about $40 is a great catch, if you are the ultimate lounge kind of user.