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In a sign of just how backed up our patent system is, Sony was finally awarded a series of claims for a vein-reading mouse it filed back in January of 2009. The idea is to use an image of the blood vessels in your index finger as an authentication system. But, instead of unlocking a PC, the identi

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July 4, 2012 at 5:29PM
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No, that's not Microsoft's Arc Touch mouse, it's just the Touch Mouse. Confusing, we know, but this one is more than just a mouse with a touch strip -- the entire top of it consists of a \"matrix of capacitive touch-sensing electrodes,\" and naturally, it supports different multittouch gestures. Base

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It's no secret that one of our major gripes with some of today's laptops are their wonky and uncomfortable touchpads, and well, apparently Swiftpoint understands the pain. No, that tiny, oddly shaped optical mouse that your eyes keep gravitating towards up there isn't just any minuscule mouse -- it

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Dare we say that circular-shaped mice are actually becoming a trend? Swooping in like a ball on Newton's Cradle is the OreObject SPHEREtouch mouse to knock the Jelfin mouse on its head. Though this time we've got to admit the pricey SPHEREtouch has us rather intrigued. Not only is the handmade mous

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Some wanted to call the Jelfin ball-shaped mouse a crapgadget, but that was until they wrapped their hands around the spherical mouse. We aren't saying the Jelfin is the best mouse in the world or that it makes you forget about your mouse-woes -- that's if you've even ever had them -- but the gel c

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