Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 29

Thread: Magic Mouse

  1. #1
    Publisher
    Points: 930,436, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    ChrisMWilliams's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,773
    Points
    930,436
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,620
    Given: 583

    Magic Mouse

    Has anybody given Apple's new Magic Mouse a shot?

    If so, what are your reviews? I'm thinking about making the purchase.



  2. #2
    Burgermeister!
    Points: 374,922, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TykeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    23,894
    Points
    374,922
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 882
    Given: 1,354

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Steve Jobs only wants you to have one button.

    Why not come to the dark side and use a mouse with a nearly infinite number (well, 18) of buttons.

    OOMouse: The Multi-Button Application Mouse



    Asteroids are nature's way of asking "How's that space program going?"

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 117,032, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,368
    Points
    117,032
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 259
    Given: 261

  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 76,684, Level: 86
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,666
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Spokane, WA
    Posts
    3,627
    Points
    76,684
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 507
    Given: 0

    Re: Magic Mouse

    My wife is looking for a right-click Apple mouse----- do they exist?



  5. #5
    st8
    Guest

    Re: Magic Mouse

    has apple released any products as of late that were really all that disappointing? seems like everything they do turns to gold! we only have laptops, otherwise I'd probably get one



  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 11,687, Level: 32
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 263
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Robins, IA
    Posts
    650
    Points
    11,687
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 4

    Re: Magic Mouse

    The magic mouse is terrible you have to lift a finger to effectively click the mouse



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 72,391, Level: 83
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 759
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JonDMiller's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    2,531
    Points
    72,391
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 41
    Given: 0

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    My wife is looking for a right-click Apple mouse----- do they exist?
    Yes they do. They exist on the mouse that she got with the purchase.

    you just have to go into preferences and enable the right click function. Works on Macbooks too.


    'Until things are brighter, I'm the man in black.'

  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 403,606, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,874
    Points
    403,606
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,814
    Given: 1,357

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Since Macs are so over priced anyway, they should just include a multi-touch screen and do away with a mouse all together. I mean how much more can you improve an input device as simple as a mouse?


    Last edited by bos; 11-30-2009 at 08:25 AM.

  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 27,970, Level: 51
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 680
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Ames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    1,965
    Points
    27,970
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 0

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Has anybody given Apple's new Magic Mouse a shot?

    If so, what are your reviews? I'm thinking about making the purchase.
    It's good. I'd go for it. The scrolling alone is worth it. If it had good PC drivers I'd get another one, but the hacked up VM ones they have aren't good enough.

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    My wife is looking for a right-click Apple mouse----- do they exist?
    Magic Mouse does it.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 674,138, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,657
    Points
    674,138
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,162
    Given: 570

    Re: Magic Mouse

    I don't have a Mac, but I don't think I'd like the Magic Mouse. Too small for one, and I can't imagine the touch sensitive button thing wouldn't get annoying after a while and some unintended clicks.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 39,091, Level: 61
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,259
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    acrozier22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    In van down by the river!
    Posts
    2,613
    Points
    39,091
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 2

    Re: Magic Mouse

    I haven't used one yet. If you get one, let me know what you think. I may get one as well.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 27,970, Level: 51
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 680
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Ames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    1,965
    Points
    27,970
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 0

    Re: Magic Mouse

    I'd take the word of people that have been using one for the last month over people guessing.



  13. #13
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,634, Level: 27
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 116
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    345
    Points
    8,634
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 55

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Two things:
    1) ANY USB mouse will work with an Apple computer, so if you go and buy that terrible 18 button monstrosity it will work.

    2) Been using the Magic Mouse for awhile. It is nice and I like it. BUT the multi-touch stuff isn't terribly exciting yet, you can only swipe left and right. When the pinch comes and some of the other multi-touch stuff comes it will be better.

    SO, it is cool and comfortable to use but a little over priced for what it does.


    Very important lesson learned... NEVER pass up the opportunity to acquire a bottle of Templeton Rye... NEVER.

  14. #14
    Publisher
    Points: 930,436, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    ChrisMWilliams's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,773
    Points
    930,436
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,620
    Given: 583

    Re: Magic Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by khehr View Post
    Two things:
    1) ANY USB mouse will work with an Apple computer, so if you go and buy that terrible 18 button monstrosity it will work.

    2) Been using the Magic Mouse for awhile. It is nice and I like it. BUT the multi-touch stuff isn't terribly exciting yet, you can only swipe left and right. When the pinch comes and some of the other multi-touch stuff comes it will be better.

    SO, it is cool and comfortable to use but a little over priced for what it does.
    I have heard this same review a couple of times now. I'm just trying to decide if it is worth the extra green. I use a MACbook Pro.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 354,268, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    33,340
    Points
    354,268
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,096
    Given: 632

    Re: Magic Mouse

    I like my Logitech bluetooth mouse just fine.

    Amazon.com: Logitech V470 Bluetooth Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks (White): Electronics

    It has far better reviews than the Apple bluetooth mouse. I have not had any experience with their newest magic mouse, but I'd wait for the newness to wear off and see if people actually like the thing.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM