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HackerJL

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I am throwing the towel in on getting an apple Magic Mouse to work with either my MBP or my Mac mini at home. Im fine with it.

I had a friend lend me a Logitech MX310 and while it works, I find it really lacking the accuracy. It feels laggy, or off a bit. The biggest issue is the inability to switch spaces/screens like the magic mouse when I two-finger swipe sideways.

Any mouse out there that wont break the bank and be useful? Be interested in everyones thoughts on this.

Thank you all!
 

AZhappyjack

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Happy Jack, AZ
I am throwing the towel in on getting an apple Magic Mouse to work with either my MBP or my Mac mini at home. Im fine with it.

I had a friend lend me a Logitech MX310 and while it works, I find it really lacking the accuracy. It feels laggy, or off a bit. The biggest issue is the inability to switch spaces/screens like the magic mouse when I two-finger swipe sideways.

Any mouse out there that wont break the bank and be useful? Be interested in everyones thoughts on this.

Thank you all!

What issues are you having "getting an apple Magic Mouse to work with" your computers? I've been using the MM (MM and MM2) for years and love them... don't have any issues with any of them on any of my Macs. That said, I cannot recommend anything else, but would like to understand the issue(s) that you are having.
 

HackerJL

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Sep 19, 2009
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What issues are you having "getting an apple Magic Mouse to work with" your computers? I've been using the MM (MM and MM2) for years and love them... don't have any issues with any of them on any of my Macs. That said, I cannot recommend anything else, but would like to understand the issue(s) that you are having.

 

AZhappyjack

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Happy Jack, AZ

I have not seen that behavior... but I can imagine how maddening it must be.
 

HackerJL

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I have not seen that behavior... but I can imagine how maddening it must be.
ya, frankly Ive given up. When you love the ecosystem so much, but when your mouse stops working a million times a day, its enough to make you want to leave it.
 

Plutonius

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I am throwing the towel in on getting an apple Magic Mouse to work with either my MBP or my Mac mini at home. Im fine with it.

I had a friend lend me a Logitech MX310 and while it works, I find it really lacking the accuracy. It feels laggy, or off a bit. The biggest issue is the inability to switch spaces/screens like the magic mouse when I two-finger swipe sideways.

Any mouse out there that wont break the bank and be useful? Be interested in everyones thoughts on this.

Thank you all!
Did you try fixing in preferences the problems you encountered in the Logitech ?

I would recommend a wired mouse for best response / accuracy and be sure that you get a full sized mouse.
 

HackerJL

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Sep 19, 2009
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Did you try fixing in preferences the problems you encountered in the Logitech ?

I would recommend a wired mouse for best response / accuracy and be sure that you get a full sized mouse.
I have used it for a day now, so I think I'm just getting used to it. As for the scroll wheel, I found that using BetterTouchTool to assign it as 'show spaces' - so I think thats working.
 
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turbineseaplane

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Need it be wireless?

I was really impressed with the new Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse at the store the other day.
Super comfortable. Wired though (a major plus for some people - drawback for others)

 

HackerJL

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Need it be wireless?

I was really impressed with the new Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse at the store the other day.
Super comfortable. Wired though (a major plus for some people - drawback for others)

Ya, Ive never met a wireless Microsoft Mouse that was good. Wired, no problem.
 
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