Awesome replacemment mouse for the Mac

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    The Microsoft Optical Mouse by S+ARCK

    I love the Mac mouse, but hate that it is one button. Well this new S+ARCK mouse is designed just like the Mac mouse with the buttons that hinge in the back, but it has two buttons and a scroll. The strip down the middle actually lights up along with the scroll wheel in either blue or orange depending on your model. I have the blue. Best yet, it's aimed at the Mac users. The silver matches my PowerMac perfectly too.

    Retail is $30, but I found it on compusa.com for $15.90 with taxes and penny shipping. Great buy.

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    I'm using the Kensington Studio Mouse Wireless and the Kensington Bluetooth Mouse

    Love em both.

    I'm stubborn. I won't own anything related to M$
     
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    where are the buttons? I can't see them.
     
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    I saw the orange one at the Apple store this weekend and I thought the orange was horrible looking, now that I see the blue I kinda like it. Any word on a rechargable BT version? That would be perfect :eek4:

    and wow, that's a pretty good price.. compusa has them for $10 after a Mail in rebate for $5
     
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    where is the button on a Mac mouse?
     
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    the whole top piece rotates on hinges somewhere around the middle of the mouse's two sides, so you just kinda lean the weight of your hand forward to click instead of having to push down with any particular finger.
     
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    by the way, i'm helping an older friend of mine purchase an iBook to replace his Mac Classic and he was interested in the bluetooth mice. While helping him look for one he liked yesterday, I ran across this Belkin bluetooth mouse that's kinda cool in that it's the only one besides Apple's that I've seen that doesn't require a big recharging base and if you have internal bluetooth or a pre-existing bluetooth adapter, you can just keep the included corded bluetooth adapter in the box, so you won't have to plug anything into your mac in order to use it (if you have bluetooth already)...which is how it should be.

    ...and it's advantage over the Apple bluetooth mouse is that it has more than one button and a scroll wheel. :)

    oh...here's the mouse i'm talking about...

    http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProd...=&Section_Id=200583&pcount=&Product_Id=157641
     
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    Hey Bolicious, thanks for the recomendation, I picked up the mouse today at CompUSA, it's pretty nice. They only had orange though.. oh-well

    anyone have any idea if MS is coming out with a matching Keyboard?
     
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    I know. ;) I was asking sarcasticly. Saying this mouse is laid out the same way.
     
  11. I have a Logitech Gaming Mouse that's doing me ok right now. I'm gonna hook up my MX 500 to the mac tomorrow and give it a run.
     
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    My MX700 was never great with mine.
     
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    oh.
     
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    That mouse is awesome. I like it.

    Right now I am using the one that came with my combo kinda thing (mouse and keyboard)- it's the microsoft desktop "comfort edition" or something like that. Oh yea- and it's wireless btw.
     
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    After a month now, I can't say I could be any happier then I am now that I bought this mouse. And such a great price too. :bowdown:
     
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    I bought one too. only used it for about a week. but i'm loving it soo far :big grin:
     
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