Archive for Mouse

Earth Trek to introduce the Luggage mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on September 16th, 2010

If you are a frequent traveller, then you know a thing or two about luggage. You probably see too much of your luggage. But if you actually love luggage, then check out these mice by Earth Trek. The Japanese market will go crazy for these. It’s the Luggage Mouse.

Yes, it’s shaped and designed to look like a piece of luggage, though it won’t carry anything. It is lightweight and shock-resistant and will be available in Japan soon in four different colors.

Microsoft Metro Mouse leaked

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on September 16th, 2010

Russian website TheVista.ru has uncovered an interesting new mouse. It’s the Metro Mouse from Microsoft. Microsoft’s BlueTrack technology is on board and you get “wired reliability and tracking confidence with style”. Which we must have been lacking before.

It will retail for about $20, so it will be the cheapest BlueTrack mouse to date. The design is ambidextrous for both left and right handers. The Metro Mouse will hit the market in March of next year. We hope there are other colors.

SmartFish unveils new ErgoMotion laser mouse

Posted in Mouse by Shane McGlaun on August 25th, 2010

If you spend lots of time at a computer using a mouse and keyboard you know that it can cause pain and stress on your wrist. The wrist gets sore and you can get injuries like carpal tunnel in part for holding the same position for extended periods.

A new mouse from SmartFish called the ErgoMotion mouse has been unveiled that promises to reduce RSI injuries. The mouse has a design that looks like a regular mouse on a stand. The mouse moves around like normal mouse and is able to pivot side-to-side and front to back as it moves so the wrist isn’t stuck in a single position.

Colorware your Magic Trackpad

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on August 25th, 2010

We aren’t sure why you would want to, but if you so desire, Colorware will paint your Magic Trackpad in whatever colors you desire. How much would you spend to paint the device?

$200? $150? How about $75 for a paint-job? That’s right, for just $75, you can get yourself some color on that device. Or you can just spray paint the thing yourself for practically nothing.

More details on Microsoft’s Arc Touch Mouse revealed

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on August 18th, 2010

Microsoft hasn’t made it official yet, but the image above of the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse showed up on a German online store. The back of the mouse is arched for comfortable use and folds flat for portability when on the go.

The mouse also boasts touch-scrolling, a battery indicator, and it can be used on most surfaces. There’s also a 2.4GHz nano transceiver for your laptop’s USB port.

Canon X Mark I Mouse is also a calculator

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on August 6th, 2010

If anything will get you to change your existing mouse, this will. Canon has just introduced the X Mark I Mouse, a wireless laser mouse that doubles as a fully functional calculator and a numeric keypad. Bluetooth 2.0 is responsible for the connections, and it has A 1,200dpi sensor.

It’s also compatible with both OS X and Windows platforms. Get ready to crunch some numbers while mousing in November when it launches. Just £39.99 / €48.99 .

Fierce Teflon & Steel Mousepad can fry burgers

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on July 6th, 2010

Rude Gameware’s new Fierce Teflon & Steel Mouse Surface is tough enough for any gamer. It’s so tough and rugged, it can even be used to prepare a tasty dinner. This mousepad features DuPont Teflon technology and claims to offer the smoothest mouse surface ever, and is also scratch resistant.

It also has a rugged steel base that should be easy to clean, thanks to the Teflon surface. We wouldn’t grill with this thing ourselves, but it shows how tough this thing is.

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse to be Apple Magic Mouse rival

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on July 2nd, 2010

A new product listing has listed a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse for $70. So of course rumors of Microsoft working on a rival to Apple’s Magic Mouse have begun. The prototype pictured above comes with a similar arc-shape to the current folding Arc mouse from Microsoft.

Curved transparent plastic and frustrated total internal reflection (FTIR) will be used to track several points of contact. And remember, touch/multitouch is already natively included in Windows 7, so a mouse like this would compliment it.

The iMousePad looks like an Apple iPad

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on June 18th, 2010

Mouse pads don’t have to be boring. This one takes its inspiration from the Apple iPad and is called the iMousePad. The iMousePad is designed to look like an Apple iPad. Sadly it’s just a concept created by the guys over at the DarkDesingGroup.

But if it was real, it would sell like hot cakes as every Apple fan would have to have one. Looks like it would also make a good prank since it looks like a real iPad from far away.

Razer offers up Abyssus Mirror Special Edition gaming mouse

Posted in Mouse by Shane McGlaun on May 5th, 2010

Think about gaming peripherals like keyboards and mice and the name Razer is sure to come to mind. Razer has been making some of the coolest gaming mice on the market for years now. The company has announced a new special edition gaming mouse called the Abyssus Mirror Special Edition.

The special edition has a glossy black shell, hence the Mirror edition moniker. Under the shiny skin it is a 3500dpi infrared sensor mouse with hardware toggles for sensitivity adjustment. The sensitivity can be set to 450, 1800, or 3500 dpi.

USB Hand-Held 4D Track Mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on April 12th, 2010

Looking for something a bit different in a mouse? This new mouse from Brando might be up your alley. It looks like a lame Sci-Fi gun in a low budget movie, but who knows, it might just help your wrist.

All the action takes place in the air, not on the desk. And it’s all pew pew pew as you navigate the internet while looking incredibly silly. I mean, they could have at least made it wireless.

Toe Mouse uses flip flop tech

Posted in Concepts,Mouse by Shane McGlaun on April 7th, 2010

When it comes to computer peripherals like your mouse, most of us go for the traditional design that sits on the desk and moves the cursor on screen and stuff. Gamers look for the other things in a mouse like lots of sensitivity and buttons.

A new concept mouse has turned up on Yanko Design that is completely different. As you might guess from the name Toe Mouse, the input device is designed to be operated with your feet. Am I weird for being grossed out a bit by that?

World’s most expensive mouse, also the tackiest

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on April 6th, 2010

It looks like the world’s cheapest mouse, but actually it’s the most expensive. All they have done is add some rare gems on it. That’s it. The World’s Most Expensive Computer Mouse. That’s actually the mouse’s name. It’s made by Pat Says Now.

You’ll get 59 brilliant cut diamonds, with three different casts available: white, yellow or red 18 carat gold. True to its name, it will cost you $26,730. If you actually order one, you are the world’s stupidest person.

Sharkoon FireGlider Black Edition gaming mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on March 31st, 2010

Sharkoon now has a black edition of its popular FireGlider gaming mouse. Gamers will love that the mouse comes with a soft black surface and boasts seven buttons, six of them programmable.

Some other features include a scroll wheel that you can finely adjust and special grip areas for the best possible hold. There is also on-board memory for macros. The DPI range is between 600 and 3600, with a frame rate of 7080 fps and it can implement accurate accelerations up to 20 G.

Razer DeathAdder for lefties

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on March 16th, 2010

Being right-handed, I will never know the lament of the lefty. You guys need the special scissors and even your own special mouse. And since most of us are right-handed, you are often left out in the cold. It might be easier to just conform to the “right” way, but if you choose not to, then Razer has a mouse for you.

The Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition. It’s a mirrored version of the DeathAdder, with the same 3500dpi sensor with 1000hz polling, braided cabling, and five programmable buttons.