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  • Canon calculator mouse for the spreadsheet fan
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    Canon calculator mouse for the spreadsheet fan

    By 7 August 2010

    We know what you are thinking: the computer, phone or tablet you are using to read this article already has a calculator and a whole lot more besides, so why do you need an old clunky one on your desk? It seems Canon think that too, but rather than suggest...

  • Apple Magic Trackpad review
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    Apple Magic Trackpad review

    By 29 July 2010

    If you've used a MacBook Pro or MacBook over the last couple of years then what we'll be looking at in this review of the Apple Magic Trackpad is old news. We say that because the technology is the same, the experience is the same, and the usability...

  • New Apple Mac Pros, iMacs, Cinema Display and Magic trackpad launching Tuesday?
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    New Apple Mac Pros, iMacs, Cinema Display and Magic trackpad launching Tuesday?

    By 26 July 2010

    You can either take it as gospel truth or with a pinch of salt, but Mac insider John Gruber, who has been equally right and wrong about upcoming Apple announcements in the past, is predicting a bevy of new Apple gear for Tuesday from the Cupertino based...

  • Apple Bluetooth trackpad turns up at the FCC
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    Apple Bluetooth trackpad turns up at the FCC

    By 20 July 2010

    If it's not employees leaving prototypes in a bar, or factory workers giving unreleased products to Vietnamese bloggers, it's the US government leaking Apple products. Apple's Magic Bluetooth Trackpad thingy-me-bob has just got FCC approval in the US,...

  • Razer gives Lefties a fighting chance
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    Razer gives Lefties a fighting chance

    By 16 March 2010

    Razer, the gaming hardware accessory maker, has released its first gaming grade mouse specifically for left handers. The Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition, as it will be known, will, says the makers be the "very first gaming mouse designed with the professional...

  • Microsoft brings BlueTrack mice to the masses
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    Microsoft brings BlueTrack mice to the masses

    By 25 February 2010

    Microsoft has announced three new BlueTrack mice, which promise to bring its "work anywhere" technology to even more computer users. The new mice, called the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, Wireless Mouse 2000 and Comfort Mouse 4500 will all cost under $30...

  • Apple patents rocking and rolling mouse
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    Apple patents rocking and rolling mouse

    By 19 February 2010

    A just-revealed patent from Apple shows that the Magic Mouse might be getting even more super powers in the future. As well as touch abilities, Apple is considering even more motion sensors than your average computer rodent boasts with a triple-axes gyroscope...

  • Logitech wireless MK710 mouse'n'keyboard launches
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    Logitech wireless MK710 mouse'n'keyboard launches

    By 10 February 2010

    Logitech has announced the Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 that claims an industry first 3-year battery life for the keyboard, the mouse and the Logitech Unifying receiver. "No one thinks about changing batteries until they have to, but when that time...

  • Logitech reveals Touch Mouse app
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    Logitech reveals Touch Mouse app

    By 1 February 2010

    Logitech has just announced an iPhone application called Touch Mouse, which lets you use your handset on a Mac or PC as a multi-touch trackpad. The idea is that when you've plugged your laptop in to your TV, but you can't be bothered to shift that big...

  • 3M reveals new ergonomic mouse
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    3M reveals new ergonomic mouse

    By 12 January 2010

    3M has announced the availability of its new "Ergonomic Mouse" that it says is clinically proven by the Centre for Ergonomic Research, Miami University and the University of Oslo, to reduce muscle strain. The 3M Ergonomic Wireless Optical Mouse can help...

  • evoMouse launches Pet and Cube mouse controllers
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    evoMouse launches Pet and Cube mouse controllers

    By 10 January 2010

    We've seen keyboards projected onto tables before, but at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a company called evoMouse has taken the concept a step further - adding mouse and multitouch support. The evoMouse Pet is a small, four-legged, animal-shaped...

  • Mad Catz launches Cyborg RAT gaming mouse
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    Mad Catz launches Cyborg RAT gaming mouse

    By 8 January 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mad Catz has made a move into general-use mice and keyboards, but hasn't forgotten its gaming heritage, also launching the Cyborg RAT mouse. The device offers a ridiculous degree of customisation options,...

  • Mad Catz launches Eclipse mice and keyboards
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    Mad Catz launches Eclipse mice and keyboards

    By 8 January 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mad Catz - who you might know as a gaming accessories company - has launched the "Eclipse" series of peripherals, marking a move into more general-use territory. There's the Eclipse Litetouch keyboard, which...

  • Countdown to Christmas: HP offers 20% discount on PC accessories
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    Countdown to Christmas: HP offers 20% discount on PC accessories

    By 16 December 2009

    HP has announced a host of Christmas-related reductions on a variety of its accessories, which include cases, mice, keyboards, webcams, headsets and batteries. Most of the discounts are around the 20% mark, but there's 40% off batteries - although a spare...

  • Kensington launches Pro Fit mouse family
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    Kensington launches Pro Fit mouse family

    By 27 November 2009

    Kensington has released a new range of mices with the introduction of the plug and play Pro Fit family of input devices. In the words of Kensington, the Pro Fit range is "designed to fulfil businesses demand for reliability, performance and comfort"....

  • Apple Magic Mouse gets coloured in
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    Apple Magic Mouse gets coloured in

    By 25 November 2009

    American customisation company ColorWare has turned its palette to Apple's new Magic Mouse, offering to transform the input device with a startling range of hues. The service will see a different colour applied to the top and bottom of the mouse, with...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Microsoft Wireless Mouse 4000 under £25
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    Daily Tech Deal: Microsoft Wireless Mouse 4000 under £25

    By 25 November 2009

    The humble computer mouse, admittedly not the most exciting piece of tech out there, but pretty essential, unless your an absolute whiz at navigating with the keyboard. The Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse is one such device and is available at Play.com...

  • VIDEO: The Razer Imperator gaming mouse announced
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    VIDEO: The Razer Imperator gaming mouse announced

    By 24 November 2009

    Razer has announced the new "Imperator" gaming mouse with "contours and grooves specifically crafted to enhance aggressive mousing movements made by gamers". A right-handed ergonomic mouse aimed at palm and fingertip gamers, Razer promises "your grip...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - gaming hardware
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    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - gaming hardware

    By 9 November 2009

    2009 has been something of a glass ceiling for gamers. Yes, the software has continued to come and in more inventive ways than ever, but it's been pretty much the same kinds of consoles available on the shelves. At the same time, at E3 this summer, we...

  • WarMouse offers 18-button OOMouse
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    WarMouse offers 18-button OOMouse

    By 9 November 2009

    A company called WarMouse has seen the problem of trying to remember a million shortcuts in applications like OpenOffice, Photoshop and some video games, and is attempting to solve it by building a slightly ridiculous 18-button mouse with analogue joystick...

  • Apple Magic Mouse  review
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    Apple Magic Mouse review

    By 30 October 2009

    If I asked you to describe a mouse you would either tell me it's a small rodent or you would tell me it's an input device for a computer that has two click buttons and a scroll wheel. The creation of the scroll wheel re-invented the way we interacted...

  • Apple Magic Mouse software released to all
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    Apple Magic Mouse software released to all

    By 29 October 2009

    Apple has released a software update for its new Magic Mouse, allowing all Mac users running Leopard and Snow Leopard to use the new mouse even though stock of the new product can't be found in retail stores. Apple has so far only offered the new touch...

  • Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000   review
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    Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000 review

    By 22 October 2009

    While there are plenty of wireless notebook mice around, that hasn't stopped manufacturers attempting to try and innovate. Microsoft's latest attempt is the Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000. It's a wee little nipper - 61mm by 103mm - but despite its size it's...

  • Apple Magic Mouse ditches buttons in favour of touch
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    Apple Magic Mouse ditches buttons in favour of touch

    By 20 October 2009

    Apple, as predicted, has announced a new mouse today that features the company's multi-touch technology rather than using a scroll wheel. The new mouse, which for legal reasons has had to drop the "mighty" namesake will be called the Magic Mouse instead....

  • VIDEO: Mice get virtual reality video game
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    VIDEO: Mice get virtual reality video game

    By 16 October 2009

    Mice have been given access to a first-person-shooter style virtual reality video game that has sparked fears that they may rise up and enslave the human population of the earth. Just kidding. The real objective behind the study is to have a good look...