The Apple Core: Teaching an old mouse new tricks

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Date: Thursday, July 27th, 2006, 10:24
Category: The Apple Core

wmm.jpgTuesday’s announcement of Apple’s US$69 Wireless Mighty Mouse elicited a lot of excitement from the Mac faithful, but I am more of the opinion that it’s about time.
One of the very first criticisms of the original Mighty Mouse when it debuted almost one year ago was the lack of a wireless option. The original Mighty Mouse was a revolutionary step out of the dark ages for Apple as their first mouse that featured more than one button. Like most things from Apple, they took it to a new level by adding four independently programmable buttons “without compromising simplicity for users who prefer just a single-button mouse.”
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


wmm.jpgTuesday’s announcement of Apple’s US$69 Wireless Mighty Mouse elicited a lot of excitement from the Mac faithful, but I am more of the opinion that it’s about time.
One of the very first criticisms of the original Mighty Mouse when it debuted almost one year ago was the lack of a wireless option. The original Mighty Mouse was a revolutionary step out of the dark ages for Apple as their first mouse that featured more than one button. Like most things from Apple, they took it to a new level by adding four independently programmable buttons “without compromising simplicity for users who prefer just a single-button mouse.”
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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One Response to “The Apple Core: Teaching an old mouse new tricks”

  1. The trick to the middle “scroll-ball” button is not to have it attached to dashboard, but to connect it to application switcher which is very useful for those who have a lot of applications open.