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Snoopy & Woodstock USB hub and mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on December 3rd, 2008

Snoopy & Woodstock USB hub and mousePeanuts fans have something new to buy. If you bought the Peanuts laptop, plan on buying the Snoopy video game and just can’t get enough of Snoopy and his little bird buddy, you may want to consider this mouse and usb hub.

Kokuyo has just unveiled the Snoopy USB hub and Mouse. The four port hub is available in two colors featuring Snoopy and his pal Woodstock having fun. The 800 dpi optical mouse comes in blue with Snoopy sleeping. The Japan only product will hit stores December 22 just in time for Christmas.

Special edition Microsoft Arc Mouse matches your Oriental pottery

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on December 2nd, 2008

Special edition Microsoft Arc Mouse matches your Oriental potteryAt first glance, this looks like a bunch of broken oriental pottery. It’s actually a picture of three Microsoft Arc Mice all dressed up like oriental pottery. So you see, the Arc mouse really is a beautiful mouse. No other mouses looks so stunning amid ginger roots and fine china.

This is a special edition of the Arc Mouse that Hong Kong design store Goods of Desire turned it into a work of art. Very nice. We’d like to see more mice make dramatic statements like these.

Optical Mouse doubles as a digital scale

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on November 30th, 2008

Optical Mouse doubles as a digital scaleHere’s a unique mouse. Probably good for drug dealers and those who like weighing really small objects. It’s a standard USB optical mouse, but it also flips open to reveal a digital scale. I’m not sure how much a quality drug scale will run you these days, but at $50, the Optical Mouse & Digital Scale will allow you to rip off your customers while at the same time read your favorite blogs. It should also hide the fact that you have a small drug scale, like during a raid.

The Digital Scale has a 500g (17.635oz) weight capacity with readability to .1g (0.005oz). So it’s for real small operations. There’s also an internal rechargeable battery if you want to use the scale without being hooked up to the USB cord.

E-Blue Pequeno wireless optical mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on November 16th, 2008

E-Blue Pequeno wireless optical mouseThis just may be the smallest mouse ever, just like they are claiming. You may even look silly using it. It measures just 38×68×28mm and weighs 35 grams. The e-blue PEQUENO from OTAS not only claims to be the smallest, but also the lightest wireless mouse available on the Japanese market today. The 2.4GHz mouse features three different resolutions (400dpi,800dpi and 1600dp) and a battery life of 21 hours. It’s compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0 and runs on Windows ME/2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS X 10.2 and higher. It will cost you $63.

When your mouse evolves

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on November 5th, 2008

When your mouse evolvesIs this the next step in mouse evolution. It is if you’re Jose E. Rivera and this is your mouse. It’s a highly evolved USB mouse, that can unfold its wings and just look creepy. The next step in it’s evolution is to take flight, attack and lay eggs in you somewhere. That’s when an organic USB port will appear on your abdomen. Once you plug in, the warmth generated VIA USB will incubate it’s eggs, until baby flying scarab-demons burst from your chest. But you don’t have to worry about that…Unless you’re Jose E. Rivera.

USB Airflow Mouse with LED messaging

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on October 23rd, 2008

USB Airflow Mouse with LED messagingIf you need yet another gadget with Scrolling LED messages, check out this USB computer mouse. It has a built-in fan to keep your hand cool. The best part is that you can create your own message and store it on the LED scrolling board inside the mouse.

It displays when the fan is switched on. Great way to give yourself important reminders or if you share the computer, type in something funny so your friend will see it. This has got to be the most pointless gadget of the week. Whatever message you choose, your hand will be covering it up for the price of $35.

Wood Grain USB optical mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on October 16th, 2008

Wood Grain USB optical mouseIf you have an unnatural love of wooden gadgets, you might want to caress the grainy surfaces of the Wood Grain Optical Mouse. This optical 800 dpi USB mouse sports USB 2.0 connectivity, true 800DPI, and 3-buttons Optical Mouse. Best of all it’s only $12. It will go with the rest of your wood gadgets, like those wooden animal drives on your desk for instance.

Why do you love wooden gadgets so much anyway? Are you working on a theme or something? Trying to be some kind of wood-dude? Like a James Bond villain whose thing is to have wood everything? I just noticed that it’s all wood with you. I mean, it’s overkill. It’s an addiction is what it is. You know you don’t need this mouse, but you’ll get it, Woody. Woodrow.

Wireless Optical Road Mice

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on October 15th, 2008

Wireless Optical Road MiceLove cars? Love zipping your mouse around your desktop pretending it’s a Mustang? Then this might be your thing Speed Racer. These mice are modeled after a range of classics including the Ford Mustang GT, a Chevy Concept Camaro and a Dodge Charger SRT8. The Road Mice collection offers 800 dpi resolution and will work with both PC and Mac. As for ergonomics, not so much. But they’ll let you enjoy a scaled down version if you can’t have the real deal parked in your garage. They retail for $44.95.

SteelSeries WoW MMO gaming mouse: Never leave the house again

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on October 11th, 2008

SteelSeries WoW MMO gaming mouseWrath of the Lich King is coming and SteelSeries wants to make sure you drop out of the human race for a good long time. The mouse features 15 programmable buttons and a new in-game configuration utility that lets you graphically assign the buttons where you need them and save different profiles. You can also choose what color you want those LEDs down the back to be.The laser mouse will be available on November 13th to coincide with the Lich King launch, for “under $100.”

HandshoeMouse doesn’t look like a shoe or a hand

Posted in Mouse by Shane McGlaun on October 3rd, 2008

HandshoeMouseFor some computer users working on a PC all day is a literal pain because of all the repetitive stress from typing and using a mouse. There are many different types of ergonomic computer peripherals on the market and some work well. A new ergonomic mouse is being announced that was developed by two major medical universities in Holland.

The mouse has the rather odd name — HandshoeMouse. You might expect it to be shaped like either a hand or a shoe thanks to the litany of strange peripherals on the market. The HandshoeMouse has extensive medical studies to back up its strange design.

Hand Grenade mouse mod

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on October 2nd, 2008

Hand Grenade mouse modI’m not sure if I could use this mouse. For one thing, the urge to pull the pin would be too great and I would be afraid of it going off in my hand since it was apparently made from an old grenade casing. Though I suppose it’s more likely to kill your wrist with it’s anti-ergonomics.

The guy who modded it even wired up the trigger as the left mouse button. It might be good for those with sensitive data on their computer though. If you have the need, just pull the pin and run, hopefully blowing the hell out of everything. War, huh, good god yo, what is it good for? Absolutely nothin’ ‘cept for making a mouse. Sing it with me.

Gyration MotionSense Air Mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on September 24th, 2008

Gyration MotionSense Air MouseMovea’s Gyration Motionsense Air Mouse weighs in at under 4-ounces and has fancy gyros and accelerometers inside so you can control your computer as if you were playing your Wii, by waving it in mid-air without the need of a wizard’s spell. The mouse uses 2.4GHz wireless technology with a 100-foot range and it’s got customizable buttons and gesture recognition. Two rotational gyro axes and three linear accelerometer axes detect your movements and it starts up in 20ms.

But if all that scares you, or if your arm tires, it has a standard laser mouse option. The Gyration MotionSense Air Mouse will be available in October for $100. One day we will have one motion device to rule all of our devices and our arms will be strong, where they once were weak.

Humanscale Ergonomic Mouse rocks like a boat on the bottom

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on September 22nd, 2008

Humanscale Ergonomic Mouse rocks like a boat on the bottomUsing a mouse and keyboard for hours everyday can have some bad effects on the wrist and fingers. When bloggers begin their careers, they start out with beautiful model quality hands, but after awhile they look down and realize that they’re typing with withered witch hands. Okay, not really, but it takes it’s toll. Repetitive stress injuries can cause a lot of pain, which is why you want an ergonomic mouse. And Humanscale has an odd one.

They’ve announced the adjustable ergonomic mouse called the Switch, which can be used for right or left handed users. The Switch has a 45-degree angle on the bottom to help minimize wrist stress and to help it look somewhat like on a boat. Also has a navigation dish that helps prevent injury from constant scrolling. If you’ve ever seen an injury from constant scrolling then you know it can be a gruesome scene, often followed by shouts of “Blogger Down!” and cries for help. No word on price yet.

USB I Love You Mouse will give you love when women won’t

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on September 21st, 2008

USB I Love You Mouse will give you love when women won’tSo you’ve got your Star Wars merchandise all around, including that life sized Padme doll. You’re all cozy in your Jar-Jar slippers. Some channel is playing a Star Trek marathon. Incense is burning and you’ve lit some candles to complete the scene. So you cuddle up with your plush wookie and you’ve got the cheetos ready. You adjust the kleenex box on your dresser. Ah the life of a geek bachelor.

But it gets lonely. You have no one to share your knowledge of droid programming with. So you forget about that other stuff and go find your mouse. The one thing that loves you more then your comic book dealer. How do you know? It tells you so. “I Love You”. It’s the best $21 you’ve ever spent. But after an hour of USB mouse affection, it’s back to candlelit Trek.

Microsoft SideWinder X8 Mouse looks to deliver gaming fun

Posted in Mouse by Nino Marchetti on September 11th, 2008

Microsoft SideWinder X8 Mouse

Another new Microsoft mouse offering this week is the computer giant’s latest wireless gaming mouse. It is called the SideWinder X8 and it will run you around $100.

The SideWinder X8 makes use of Microsoft’s new BlueTrack technology to offer more advanced tracking abilities. It has a 2.4GHz wireless connection and up to 30 hours of gaming before its battery needs recharging.