Cordless Optical mouse with a tiny USB transceiver

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  1. onlydroops macrumors member

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    Does such a thing exist?

    I'd like a cordless optical mouse, but without the transceiver and huge wire (kinda defeats the purpose).

    I'm looking for a little receiver (similar to those USB drives) that just plugs into the USB port and sticks out the back of the computer/laptop a little bit.
     
  2. dotcomlarry macrumors regular

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  3. onlydroops thread starter macrumors member

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    Precisely what I was looking for! Thank you!

    Just curious, but is Kensington the only manufacturer of these types of wireless mice?
     
  4. onlydroops thread starter macrumors member

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    I guess Bluetooth is an option, right?

    Isn't everything wireless with Bluetooth as long as you have Bluetooth peripherals?
     
  5. stoid macrumors 601

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    Where's the best place to get a cheap bluetooth multi-button mouse w/ clickable scroll wheel for my new 15inch PBook?
     
  6. j05h macrumors newbie

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    I'm looking for the same thing.
     
  7. Powerbook G5 macrumors 68040

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    I played with a wireless Kensington Studio mouse at CompUSA today and I must say it was really cool. It looks cool, feels comfortable, and it has a nifty 'iPod-like" touch scroll pad in the middle to replace a wheel and a third button.
     
  8. Ensoniq macrumors regular

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    I've used the Targus Wireless Mouse before, and it's neat. Works cleanly, and has a cool blue LED that lights up on the receiver every time you move it. (I think it's nifty.

    Images are available at MacMall, and it's slightly cheaper than others.

    http://www.macmall.com/macmall/shop/detail.asp?dpno=447549
     
  9. j05h macrumors newbie

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    The only bluetooth mouse I could find is from Microsoft. Is it compatible with Macs? The reason I want bluetooth is so I don't have to have a reciver sticking out of the usb port.
     

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