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The Magic Mouse.

 

Apple is notorious for horrible mice. The mighty mouse is one of the worst mice ever made by man kind. When the magic mouse first came out, I resisted purchasing one because of its lack of being able to do multi-touch commands like expose and pinch-to-zoom. I then discovered "BetterTouchTool", which enables such actions (though zooming is still buggy).

 

 

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Apple's packaging is shrinking at a rapid rate. They say this is more eco-friendly but I don't see how plastic can be better for the Earth than paper.

 

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The most beautiful part about Apple's mice is the battery compartment - which says a lot about Apple's obsessive behavior.

 

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By the way, did I tell you that my mighty mouse' optical tracking died after 3 months of use? Hopefully the new laser tracking technology will last longer.

 

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The top of the mouse is made of hard polycarbonate which is beautiful but not as smooth for scrolling as the glass trackpad of the MacBooks.

 

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The bottom is made of aluminum, like most of Apple's product line. This gives the mouse some weight, making it a joy to hold.

 

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The Logitech MX Revolution is my all-time favorite mouse. The magic mouse is no competition for the Logitech but the multitouch capabilities gives the magic mouse a wonderful charm.

 

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Style vs Performance.

 

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Conclusion: Better than the mighty mouse, but it's no MX Revolution.