Help needed in buying a wireless mouse for my new Macbook

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  1. maslak macrumors newbie

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  2. thomahawk macrumors 6502a

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    i like those Razer Pro mice, they are also on the apple website and a great price, works on bluetooth so no wires, etc.
     
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    Whats wrong with the apple mouse??
     
  4. maslak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    1) IT is not ergonomic at all does not feel good while working on it..
    2) In my own opinion looks really bad .. with the new silver black macbook ..
    maybe it looked good with the old white macbook ..
     
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    And tell me dude all 5 buttons work ?
    1. Scroll Wheel
    2. Battery Status Light
    3. Back Button
    4. Soft Grip Areas
    5. On/Off Switch
    And works well with the macbook bluetooth. ?no drivers needed just like with the apple mouse ?
     
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    Ahh! I have that mouse, and have not tried it yet with my iMac. Most bluetooth mice work. I have a Dell one that works amazingly, and the fact that it's logitech is really good too.

    Happy Shopping!
     
  9. iChrisG macrumors member

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    I do warn you, that the left click button is a bit tough and takes a bit of pressure. Just an FYI. ;)
     
  10. sammich macrumors 601

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    Lol you copied that list right off the description. Did you even read that list?

    I'm sure the on/off switch works lol.
    I'm afraid the soft grip areas are compatible with Vista only.

    Seriously, just about every USB mouse under the sun made from about 3 years ago will work with all the buttons without any extra software/drivers. There are exceptions though, where there is specialised functionality, like scripted function buttons. If all the button does is click, then Mac OS X supports 16 different mouse buttons.

    EDIT: there aren't even 5 buttons??!??
     
  11. maslak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    usb ? wireless ..
     
  12. cheeseadiddle macrumors regular

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    I have the Targus BT Laptop mouse. Has rechargeable batteries, connects to the MacBook's bluetooth without any headaches. I use a Logitech MX400 when the MB is at home though.
     
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    Sorry. I'll clarify that, just about every USB/Bluetooth mouse works under OS X.
     
  14. J&JPolangin macrumors 68030

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    ...logitech V470 blue tooth mouse with my EEE PC 1000H and a friend's MBA, works great...
     
  15. richard.mac macrumors 603

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    theres a Bluetooth mouse review thread around here. search for it.
     
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  17. Bengt77 macrumors 68000

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    How long have you used your MacBook? Have you taken your time to get accustomed to the new clickpad? I've had mine for a little over two weeks now, and had planned to get a wireless laptop mouse for it. But now that I'm used to using the clickpad, I don't see why I would want a mouse. The clickpad is awesome.

    So here's my vote for gettin no mouse at all. :cool:
     

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