Monday, May 16, 2005

Desktop Cloaking Device May Save Jobs For Working Web Surfers

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you tip-toe the line of getting fired by surfing porn or playing poker online while you’re at work, there’s a new product that could save your job.

The StealthSwitch, described as “the world’s first desktop cloaking device,” is a foot switch that connects to a computer and, when tapped, hides the current window being displayed on the monitor.

Product inventor Howard Barsky says the $39.95 device fits discreetly under a desk and is intended to prevent office and cubicle visitors from seeing what you don’t want them to see.

When looky-loos leave your office, another click of the foot switch brings back all hidden applications.

Although Barsky figures most people will view the device as a “slacker switch” for those who internet surf on company time, he insists it also would be good for attorney and government-types who don’t want anyone to catch a glimpse of important documents.

The device is available at

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