I use a USB keyboard and mouse on my home system.
I recently picked up an IOGear 4 port USB keyboard, mouse, video, sound switch – and I love it.
Basically, it allows me to share one VGA monitor and my keyboard/mouse/sound amongst four machines. So I have my XP box and my Zonbu on it, and two spare ports…
I can even leave the audio feed from one PC and switch amongst the other three (so you can keep your Rhapsody.com flowing).
A lot of you may have to fix friends PCs, or work on your home server, or PVR. Because of this, you are swapping cables and jumping between machines trying to solve problems.
You can’t beat the value of this KVM to save you time and clean up your desk.
PS – I’m not affiliated with IOGear or buy.com, I just think the product is good value.