BEAUTIFul Microsoft mouse... definetly outshines apple's offering.

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  1. whocares macrumors 65816

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  2. Applespider macrumors G4

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    The Starck mouse has been out for months with both blue and orange options. Apple sell it on their website too.
     
  3. Veldek macrumors 68000

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    I read a review of a buyer who said that after only weeks of using the mouse almost broke into pieces. Looks good, but seems to be very fragile.
     
  4. RationalDreamer thread starter macrumors newbie

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    OMG... i take this post back. Just took a look at apple's site and saw the Kensington StudioMouse it's gorgeous, has 2 buttons.... and it's wireless. I can finally get rid of my one-button mouse.

    Good looking on the fragility of the stark mouse.
     
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    It looks nice, but it's not nice to use. The entire left and right sides of the mouse act as the buttons, meaning if you're heavy handed <points at self> you're knocking the buttons all the time.

    I'll stick to my Logitech Mouseman Traveller thanks.
     
  7. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    You're like a broken record ;) :p :D
     
  8. JDar macrumors 6502a

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    Wacom--I don't think I've ever seen a darker mouse:) and I agree it works very well. Their pen is a thoughtfully functional tool as well, and all seem indestructible.
     
  9. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    The Wacom is nice, but I find myself using the Kensington wireless. Much nicer. Actually, after some mad coding, I'm on the trackball again... need to give my wrist a rest.

    Edit: I think we can all agree that jokes about the above final comment are obvious and need not be expressed.
     
  10. iGav macrumors G3

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    it's true though... mouses are so passe. :p
     
  11. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Thank God you must've been talking about using the pen with the tablet. ;) Now I can say it: the Wacom mice suck. The pens are great! The tablets are sublime! But the mice suck. :)
     
  12. iGav macrumors G3

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    heheh of course I mean the pen, when one says Wacom one means pen, not mouse. :)
     
  13. scem0 macrumors 604

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    I love how this mouse looks too. Almost got one a couple weeks ago. Microsoft has some nice looking mice and keyboards.

    [​IMG] and [​IMG]

    They don't looks similar at all....

    scem0
     
  14. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    The topic of this mouse has come up before. I have this mouse and use it often on my PC but I still really like the Apple mouse. Just a note: the mouse does feel cheaply built and is too easily clicked.
     
  15. Lord Blackadder macrumors G5

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    A three button/scroll wheel mouse can never have the clean lines that Apple's mouse has. Unfortunately, I need the extra buttons, so I love my Logitech. Meh, I say, it isn't bad looking but I'm not excited.
     
  16. Maxx Power macrumors 6502a

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    Hey!! Me Too!! I love this mouse, best and will always be the only mouse I'll use.
     
  17. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    But what size tablet do you have and what version. I had a 12x12 Intuos a while back and loved it. I've been thinking of getting another one, probably the 6x8, Intuos 3, but wireless mice have some appeal.....

    D
     
  18. wdlove macrumors P6

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    My choice would be the blue. If I were going to go non-Apple Mouse would prefer a Kensington wireless trackball. It would be a learning curve either way.
     
  19. OutThere macrumors 603

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    Hey a fellow trackball-er. I much prefer the lack of strain on the wrist, and the precision that I can use the trackball with to any mouse. While each pointing device has its benefits, I very much enjoy using my Kensington Orbit Optical trackball (2 buttons) :)
     
  20. iGav macrumors G3

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    I've got the Intuos 3 A4... with the funky buttons that you program and you can use your fingers on the tablet as well. :)

    I can't understand anyone wanting a mouse when a Wacom spanks it... :)
     
  21. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    i want the Logitech MX1000 to go BT and then i will consider it, the 1000 is awesome from everything i have seen, but with a powerbook i would want it to be BT for sure, although i have to try and replace the hard drive in the 'book now....hmmmmmm yeah BT is still better
     
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  23. scem0 macrumors 604

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    I've never used the Kinsington Expert Mouse, so I have no room to say anything, but I just wanted to point out the price differences ;).

    scem0
     

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