"But hold on one second", I hear you say. "How can you operate your laptop when it's connected to your television?" I'm glad you asked. I was faced with the same dilemma. So I did a little research and found some great deals on radio frequency wireless keyboards with the touchpad built in. You can find the one I bought on Amazon.com. I can tell you that it works flawlessly and has turned me into a bigger couch potato than I already was.
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