· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · February
· · · · 05 (1 entry)

The Mouse BT · I was in the drug­store pick­ing up a pre­scrip­tion and wan­dered in­to the com­put­er sec­tion, where I found my­self impulse-buying The Mouse BT from some out­fit I’ve nev­er heard of called DVForge. It’s Blue­tooth and looks like an Ap­ple mouse, on­ly it’s got two but­tons (the way this is ac­com­plished seems to re­ly on bend­ing acrylic in a re­al­ly clever way) plus a scroll­wheel. It’s slick, slick, slick; and looks neat. I bought the Alu­minum mod­el but now that I re­alise there’s a white ver­sion too I think that would look bet­ter. On top of look­ing nice, the scroll­wheel is the smoothest I’ve used. I’m kind of wor­ried how fast it’ll go through bat­ter­ies; I’ll re­port back when I know. [Up­date: It turns out that the com­pa­ny be­hind this pro­duc­t, is, uh, con­tro­ver­sial.] [Up­date: As of mid-April, the mouse has sud­den­ly and silent­ly stopped work­ing. Sam­ple size of one, but stil­l...]
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