The Slide Shuffler

It's easy to imagine a late-night infomercial for Logitech's newest business tool, the Cordless 2.4-GHz Presenter, because it performs the PowerPoint equivalent of slicing and dicing. Mainly it's a remote for Microsoft's presentation software that lets you launch a show and advance through slides, then fade to black. You can raise the volume remotely if you have multimedia slides. You can do all that while roaming around a room — as much as 15 m from your laptop — because the device talks to a receiver plugged into the USB jack. For the long-winded exec, the Presenter has a timer that...