Microsoft Touch Mouse

78
Global
Score
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

With its gesture-based controls, Microsoft's Touch Mouse provides unparalleled control over your Windows 7 environment. However, to take full advantage of it, you essentially have to relearn everything you ever knew about working with a mouse, from scrolling to clicking to minimizing and maximizing windows (the gestures can be disabled from the Control Panel if you like the feel of the mouse and don't want to use them). The Touch Mouse does have a good, comfortable feel in the hand, and if you're willing to take the time to get used to its gestures, you may find it useful. But if you're happy with the level of control you get from your current mouse, there's little reason to switch.

from $14.99+

Scores

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Breakdown

Ergonomics / comfort
7.3
Design and form factor
8.0
Configurability
7.0
Accuracy
7.0
Portability
6.0
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Specs

Touch Mouse

Type
Standard
Ergonomics
Ambidextrous
Sensor type
Laser
Resolution
1000 dpi
Frame rate
8000 fps
Buttons
5
Special buttons
yes
Scrolling device
yes
Connection type
Wireless
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Specs

Touch Mouse

Type
Standard
Ergonomics
Ambidextrous
Sensor type
Laser
Resolution
1000 dpi
Frame rate
8000 fps
Buttons
5
Special buttons
yes
Scrolling device
yes
Connection type
Wireless
View Full Specs
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