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Wired is still in – My next mouse

Wired is still in – My next mouse

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My peers always look at me funny when I whip out my wired mouse from my backpack.  Then again I always laugh when they try to get Bluetooth working with Windows Server.  Well, they won’t be looking at me funny in a few weeks when I whip one of these bad boyz out!

Introducing the Sidewinder X3.

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And for the record, my favorite mouse of all time is still the Wireless Laser Mouse 8000.

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  • <p>Keith,</p> <p>You need to move to a BlueTrack Mouse</p> <p>My wife got me this for Christmas <a rel="nofollow" target="_new" href="http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/productdetails.aspx?pid=002">http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/productdetails.aspx?pid=002</a></p> <p>and I LOVE it. Works so well on any surface. </p> <p>But I think I want <a rel="nofollow" target="_new" href="http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/productdetails.aspx?pid=103">http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/productdetails.aspx?pid=103</a></p> <p>Also not Bluetooth but works with Server</p>

  • <p>Have you tried the Logitech MX Revolution yet? It lives up to it's name, it is a revolutionary mouse. I wouldn't want to change it for anything else. It's the only mouse that has survived for more than a year overhere, and that says something!</p> <p>(Normally mice are dead in about 6-9 months and keyboards at about a year, since I use them a LOT. My current keyboard is about 8 months old, and most of the letters on the keys have faded away... ) </p>

  • <p>Hmm. I'm still hooked on my Logitech G5 which is also wired, 2000 dpi and on-the-fly resolution switching but looks more comfortable...</p> <p>[)amien</p>

  • <p>Razer Lachesis is the mouse for me, 4000DPI.</p> <p>New one is out, Razer Mamba, at 5600... want.</p>

  • <p>I Was a G5 guy and then the MX Revolution but the BlueTrack beats them all IMHO. The fact that I don't need a mousepad on any surface except glass is awesome!</p>

  • <p>It has detent scrolling which I despise, and is about the only reason I'm still using an Intellimouse Explorer 4.0. Microsoft needs to offer up a mouse that offers detent and smooth scrolling or separate version for the wheel.</p>