Mouse

20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever

20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever

Twenty years ago, in April 1999, Microsoft introduced an update to its IntelliMouse line of input devices. On top it didn’t look much different than its predecessors”it still had a few buttons and a scroll wheel”but underneath it introduced a technology to the masses that brought an end to the…

It’s Hard to Imagine Ever Finding a Smaller Travel Mouse Than This

It’s Hard to Imagine Ever Finding a Smaller Travel Mouse Than This

As handy as a built-in trackpad is, there are many laptop users who absolutely despise the option. To them, a mouse is still the only way to push a cursor around, and for those times when they have to travel, the surprisingly tiny CheerPod packs an impressive amount of functionality…

Microsoft’s Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact

Microsoft’s Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact

Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to track movements instead of an easily dirtied rolling ball. Countless iterations were released over the past few decades, but Microsoft has finally revived the original…