Questions tagged [mice]

For questions about geokinetic co-ordinate based input peripherals, also known as mice.

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Thumb-driven wireless trackball with a tilting scrollwheel

One of the most popular trackballs is the Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball. The big feature missing from their product is a tilting scrollwheel so the user can scroll horizontally. Is there a thumb-...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

I have a couple laptops that I'd like to remote into, but they have restrictions in place that prevent me from installing remote software. Is there a hardware solution that I can use to access them ...
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Sending mouse clicks by contracting abdominal muscles

I am looking for a device that would allow me to send mouse clicks to a laptop by contracting abdominal muscles. Ideally, it can detect when abdominal muscles stay contracted, in which case one can ...
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Mouse with separate scroll wheel and middle button

Can you recommend an optical mouse with three mouse buttons and a non-clickable scroll wheel? Most mice available today have two buttons with a clickable scroll wheel between them. I am not happy ...
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External trackpad for a Macbook Pro?

I've recently purchased a trackpad (which I'll probably put in an answer), but I'm curious about what else is available. The requirements: Must work with my 2012 MacBook Pro (running OS X 10.11) Must ...
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A mouse with near silent clicking noise with good build quality

I bought a lot of silent mice, but all of them kept failing after 6 months max. The best one I had so far was a "Hama Mirano". Any better one out there?
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Replacement for the Logitech G9x Mouse

I have a Logitech G9x mouse that is about to die. It has served me well, but it is time to start looking for a replacement. Unfortunately, Logitech doesn't make the G9x anymore. The replacement ...
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Best mouse for 3D/Blender for users used to Apple Magic Mouse?

I use the Magic Mouse a lot. I find it extremely precise and convenient for text, video and design tasks. I also like the way it looks, and the fact that it doesn't use a USB port. Having recently ...
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What is a good ergonomic mouse that is not vertical?

I have been using a contour mouse for some time now. It is an ergonomic mouse, however it looks like this: I find the angle of my hand when using the mouse to be perfect. Vertical or horizontal mice ...
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Accurate eye tracker to move the mouse cursor supporting multi-monitors

I am looking for an accurate eye tracker (a.k.a. eye tracking device) to move the mouse cursor supporting multi-monitors (6 to be precise). Tobii EyeX Controller only supports one monitor as far as I ...
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A comfortable BCI device to send mouse clicks all day long

I am looking for a comfortable BCI (brain-computer interface) device to send mouse clicks for prolonged periods of time (i.e. ~all day long). I tried the NeuroSky's MindWave and the Emotiv EPOC ...
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Good and inexpensive mouse

I noticed that my mouse sometimes interrupts clicking and holding of the left mouse button, and sometimes sends a double click even if I didn't. Now it's probably the right time to buy a new mouse. ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

I have an old Logitech M505 mouse and I really like both the ergonomic form factor and the fact that it's from Logitech (the Unifying Receiver is handy). I looks like this: But this is discontinued ...
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How do head-tracking devices SmartNav, TrackerPro, HeadMouse Extreme, & HeadMaster compare in terms of mouse and cursor vs movement accuracy?

I am looking for a head-controlled mouse controlled with neck movements. I have found SmartNav (400 to 600 USD), TrackerPro (1550 USD), HeadMouse Extreme/Nano (995 USD), and HeadMaster (?? ...
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What are my options for a thumb trackball for gaming?

I have used the Logitech M570 for years, however when I compare the DPI on it to normal modern gaming mice it seems lackluster. I also would like to use all my fingers for buttons in games that ...

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