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Best wireless mouse for the MBA?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by saintforlife, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    #1
    What is the best wireless mouse out there for the MBA? Is Apple Magic Mouse most compatible and preferred?
     
  2. macrumors demi-god

    iPhone1

    #2
    Magic TrackPad is pretty good also.
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    torbjoern

    #3
    I use the Logitech V470

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  4. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #4
  5. macrumors regular

    #5
    Have you tried the trackpad at all? I've hated trackpads on notebooks and have always used a mouse even when they were cable usb ones. But the trackpad on the Macs is amazing. Multitouch is gold. I bought the magic mouse and tried it but ended up liking the trackpad too much.
     
  6. macrumors regular

    iNotion

    #6
    i am using the bluetooth Logitech M555b.
    Definitely the best for my case
    because i need a 3rd mouse button for 'expose' (faster workflow)
     
  7. macrumors 6502a

  8. macrumors demi-god

    GGJstudios

    #8
  9. macrumors 6502a

    #9
    Does the Apple Magic Mouse have right click? Since it is missing the scroll wheel, how does it affect scrolling long web pages or documents? Are the multi-touch gestures on the Magic Mouse overrated? I am assuming since the Magic Mouse was designed by Apple, it was made to work specifically with Macs and hence will provide a wholesome experience that other mice may not.
     
  10. macrumors demi-god

    GGJstudios

    #10
    This will answer most of your questions about how it functions (be sure to watch the video):

    http://www.apple.com/magicmouse/
     
  11. macrumors 6502a

    christophermdia

    #11
    I use the magic mouse everyday, I think it is by far and wide the best mouse out there. The scrolling is amazing with just a light touch and connection is solid using bluetooth. The right click works flawlessly, and battery life is pretty amazing as well.
     
  12. macrumors member

    #12
    while we're on the topic on wireless mouses, does anyone know how to have the magic mouse connect automatically to both my mac os and windows partition when I boot into each OS (multi-boot partition)? It seems like I can only sync it with one OS at a time.
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

    #13
    The Magic Mouse is pretty awesome, but I must warn you, it takes a while to get used to it. It's not really comfortable when you start out. I also wouldn't recommend it for gaming.

    I use it for Photoshop work all the time, and it seems to work pretty well and be sensitive/accurate enough.
     
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    Ace134blue

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  15. macrumors 6502

    BENJMNS

    #15
    the apple mice are way too slooooooooowwww what a waste of money

    i use a microsoft usb mouse when docked to the ACD. super fast and works on various surfaces with aplomb.
     
  16. macrumors member

    #16
    I thought about getting a mouse for my 11inch MBA also. But then I realize I had to carry a mouse everywhere I go. So I have decided just to use the trackpad only.

    I bought a apple magic mouse to use it with my win7 pc :D
     
  17. macrumors regular

    #17
    Try "MouseZoom" pref pane
     
  18. macrumors newbie

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  19. macrumors member

    #19
  20. macrumors 68020

    bowlerman625

    #20
    Same here. My magic mouse got used for maybe a month and is now living the easy life retired!
     
  21. macrumors 68020

    bowlerman625

    #21


    Seriously, does it work with a PC and windows 7? If so, I may unretire mine and use it there...........
     
  22. macrumors 6502

    #22
    Never had this problem. It just works in both for me!
     
  23. macrumors member

    #23
    This is by far the favorite mouse I have ever used. Unfortunately, it's not bluetooth (unless they made a bluetooth model).

    So, for my MBA, I use a Microsoft notebook bluetooth mouse. It is fast and syncs perfectly, but the scroll wheel on it is poor. It registers a middle-mouse click often when I am just trying to scroll.
     
  24. macrumors regular

    #24

    want to sell that magic mouse ?
     
  25. macrumors regular

    #25

    omg that's fugly
    sorry
     

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