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Use your iPhone as a remote mouse, a trackpad, or even as a media remote for your Mac or PC

on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Of course, you’ll probably find an actual mouse or actual trackpad easier to use, but at least having the option to use your iPhone as a Magic Trackpad or a mouse in an emergency situation could save the day.  With the Remote Mouse app, you’ll have multi-touch gestures, and you can even use the iPhoneRead More…


Genius Cam Mouse review

on Monday, October 14th, 2013

I like working in a mixed-media environment with my computer, paper notebook, and mobile phone all at my desk.  Sometimes I’ll jot down notes in my notebook with a pen, since it’s easier to do, as I take a phone call, or when someone is speaking.  After I write down a bunch of notes, sometimesRead More…


Genius introduces Energy Mouse, a combination of a power bank and mouse

on Friday, September 27th, 2013

The Genius Energy Mouse is a 2.4Ghz wireless scroll wheel 1200dpi mouse that hides an extra feature inside its non-furry little tummy. It features a 2700mAh rechargeable Li-polymer battery pack that you can use to charge devices that have a micro USB connector. Four LEDs indicate charge status as well as the amount of powerRead More…


Ditch batteries forever with the NX-ECO Battery-Free Wireless Notebook Mouse by Genius

on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

The Genius NX-ECO is a 2.4GHz wireless mouse that doesn’t have a “battery” inside. At least not the typical type of battery that we’re all familiar with. It has a built-in gold capacitor which fully recharges in just three minutes using the included micro USB charging cable. The cable stores inside the mouse when notRead More…


EFO iPazzPort Mini – A wireless gamepad, keyboard, mouse, touchpad for your computer or Android device

on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The EFO iPazzPort Mini Wireless GameBoard, Keyboard, Mouse, Touchpad is a 2.4GHz wireless controller which connects to your PC (Windows, Mac or Linux) or Android device using an RF USB dongle. It’s designed for your entertainment system. Just hook it up, sit on your couch and surf or play games on your large screen TV.Read More…


IRIScan Mouse – All-in-one mouse and scanner

on Saturday, March 16th, 2013
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

If you’re like me, you might not be able to remember the last time you used a fax machine.  I do still need to scan a document every now and then though, so the I.R.I.S. IRIScan Mouse looks like it might be an interesting alternative to a stand alone scanner. First of all, it functions likeRead More…


Microsoft Wireless Mobile 3500 Mouse Limited Editions Artist Series Review

on Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Two years ago, Bill Kuch reviewed Microsoft’s Wireless Mobile 3500 mouse. Microsoft is still selling this popular mouse and has just added a new line of limited edition artist series versions. Nothing has changed with the hardware, but if you want a wireless mouse with a little extra style, check out my quick review.

Flat Pack CD Mouse

Flat Pack CD Mouse

on Friday, August 31st, 2012

Here’s a cool concept for the road warriors out there who need to move their gear as efficiently as possible.  The Flat Pack Mouse from designer Taewon Hwang allows you to store your mouse in your empty, unused and pretty much obsolete CD/DVD drive while traveling.  Get on site, fold your mouse , insert theRead More…


Manhattan Stealth Touch Mouse Review

on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Despite all of the gesture-based user interface systems that have become popular in the past few years (think Wii, XBox Kinect, and of course smartphone touchscreens), the mouse is still the go-to workhorse of input devices for desktops and laptops.  But nearly all mouse devices have basically the same functionality, and many share near-identical styling.Read More…


Microsoft Introduces New Hardware Designed to Work with Windows 8

on Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Microsoft is introducing a line of mice and keyboards optimized for Windows 8.  This Wedge Touch Mouse, Microsoft’s smallest mouse, has been designed with tablets in mind.  It’s only about 2.4″ X 2.1″, so you could easily slip it in a pocket.  The Wedge Touch connects via Bluetooth to your computer or tablet.  It hasRead More…


Friendly Neighbor Spider Mouse

on Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Sure a wired mouse is a little outdated, but Glow-in-the-Dark Spider Computer Mouse is sure to still get the ole Spidey Sense tingling.  The optical mouse features an actual (dead) spider inside a clear acrylic casing, as well as a color cycling LED in order to “glow” in the dark. No details exist on theRead More…


Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse

on Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse gives you complete control in your favorite MMO games.  It has 20 user-definable buttons, and you can download optional Logitech Gaming Software to access more intricate macro and scripting capabilities than the onboard macros can provide.  Define the G600 G-Shift function to a button on the G600 doubles theRead More…


Manhattan Stealth Mouse Looks Like a Sneakier Magic Mouse

on Thursday, April 19th, 2012

If the Apple Magic Mouse doesn’t live up to your ninja-like requirements, check out the Manhattan Stealth Mouse. It’s a 2.4GHz wireless mouse that is completely touch driven. It has no buttons at all. All actions are done with touch/gestures on the top surface of the mouse. It can even double as a controller forRead More…


One Step Closer to Becoming a Borg

on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

You know you want to and now you can. Just slip on one of these USB Wireless Air Mice gloves from Brando, and you’ll be the envy of all your geek buddies. You’ll not only look like a tool borg, but you’ll be able to move your mouse cursor just by waving your omnipotent finger. It’s compatibleRead More…


Fliders – Slippers for your Mouse

on Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Not sure that I’ve ever had this issue, but if your mouse isn’t sliding properly, maybe you need a set of Fliders: slippers for your mouse. Fliders are made in the USA and designed to fix to the bottom of your optical mouse to reduce the friction felt when moving it.  The material is made toRead More…


The Logitech Cube – A New Type of Mouse

on Friday, January 6th, 2012

Logitech has just announced the Cube.  It’s a powerful mouse  that connects with your computer (PC and Mac) via the included Unifying Receiver, which features Logitech Advanced 2.4 GHz connectivity with the “reliability of a cord with the convenience of wireless, along with the option to connect up to six compatible devices.”  The Cube mouseRead More…


Logitech Wireless Touchpad Review

on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

I have been a mouse guy my whole life. I have had a contentious lifelong relationship with the touchpad on my laptops and have always gravitated to the mouse. I tried several trackball devices over the years thinking that perhaps I was missing something.  But the mouse always tugged at my heartstrings and pulled meRead More…


LG LSM-100 Mouse Scanner – Save space on your desk

on Sunday, August 28th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

LG has released their LSM-100 Mouse with built in scanner. Push the scan button and swipe the page in one go and save your image in a multitude of standard formats including OCR for editable Word documents.  It will scan up to an A3 page. To see how it works check out the preview videoRead More…


Microsoft Touch Mouse for Windows 7

on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

This new Touch Mouse from Microsoft is designed to let Windows 7 users use multi-touch gestures to control their screens.  The buttonless mouse uses a nano-sized USB receiver that lets you mouse up to 10 feet away.  You’ll use one-finger gestures to scroll, flick, or pan within a page, two-finger gestures to snap two windowsRead More…


No Room for a Digital Photo Frame on your Desktop? Put One in your Mouse!

on Saturday, August 13th, 2011

It seems like Brando is always coming up with a product that makes you go “huh?”. Their latest offering is a USB optical mouse with a built in digital photo frame. It has 8MB memory which allows you to store up to 50 photos that will display on the the 1.5″ LCD located in theRead More…

Microsoft Desktop 2000

Microsoft Wireless Desktop 2000 Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Wireless keyboards and mice can be a real boon to a lot of users. They can offer freedom of movement, supplement smaller keyboards on laptop, etc. You can find an amazing range of options now- ergonomic, enhanced, bare basics, and more. They are also considered a security no-no. The Microsoft Wireless Desktop 2000 addresses thisRead More…


Mouse Pad that Doubles as a Travel Pouch

on Monday, June 27th, 2011

I love multipurpose products, so the Mouse Pad Travel Pouch from Smartfish caught my eye and I thought it might interest all of you as well. The Travel Pouch is a 9” diameter neoprene mouse pad that zips up to form a handy pouch. I typically don’t even use a mouse pad these days withRead More…


Swiftpoint Mouse Review

on Thursday, May 26th, 2011

The Swiftpoint Mouse is made for those of you that love your laptop, but don’t love using the touchpad while you’re working with the computer on your lap. The Swiftpoint is a very small wireless mouse that you can use directly on your laptop’s surface. I’ve been using my Macbook Air as my primary computerRead More…


Make your Apple Magic Mouse more magical with the Mobee Magic Charger

on Monday, December 20th, 2010

  One of the things I disliked about the Apple Magic Mouse when I first tried it out was that the batteries could not be easily recharged like they can with most other wireless mice. Mobee Technology has solved that problem in a very elegant way. They are offering a special battery pack that worksRead More…


Smartfish ErgoMotion Laser Mouse Review

By: Don Zelazny
on Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

I used to never give much thought to the mouse I was using, until one of my co-workers bought one for one of our computers.  The thing just didn’t fit comfortably in my hand at all and I even avoided that computer if possible because of the uncomfortable mouse. On the other hand, the SmartfishRead More…