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Given the massive rise of online meetings the curse known as Coronavirus has bestowed upon us, it was somewhat inevitable we would get products like this sooner or later! The majority of us have had to put up with Zoom calls while working from home whether we’ve wanted them or not and, I don’t know about you, but sometimes, real life just happens and pays no attention to what you’re actually trying to do to keep those readies flowing in to your bank account.

This device allows you to take a little more control of those situations. It connects via Bluetooth and needs no additional software so is very easy to use. It also has a range of up to 50 feet for when you’re in a situation where you’re unable to be sat in front of your computer for the whole duration of the meeting. But, what does it actually do? Well, it’s fully Zoom compatible and, as well as looking pretty, it remotely controls whether or not your camera is on and whether or not you’re muted. Two simple buttons do this, one either end of the device. You couldn’t ask for it to be much easier to be honest.

However, I am left wondering – I can just press the ‘mute’ button on the Zoom call. I can also easily turn the camera on or off in Zoom with a click of a mouse button. So, what’s this offering that I can’t already do anyway? After some thinking, the best reason I can see for this existing is for someone with limited physical capability. A mouse can be a daunting prospect for some, and this device would make Zoom meetings far less so and anything that empowers someone is a tick in the box for me.

Could be a God-send for some, don’t think I need one myself though. RRP $30

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Control meetings with this little device
  • Good range
  • Easy to use
  • Looks stylish
  • Doesn’t really add anything I can’t do already