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  • I have one, and I love it!

    10 52.63%
  • I have one, and I'm not too thrilled with it!

    3 15.79%
  • I don't have one, but I want one!

    3 15.79%
  • I don't have one, and really could care less about its existence!

    3 15.79%
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    Default the Magic Mouse

    How many have it? How many like it? Is it worth getting?
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    I don't like it. Just feels a bit raw. Maybe once the software is a little more mature, I'll reconsider it. My boss has one and I didn't find it to fit my needs.
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    I originally wanted one, but then I realized it's still just a mouse that you have to grab and move. So I got a Wacom tablet that does multi-touch. Magic what?
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    My dad has one on his new iMac, (he recently converted to Mac, and is slowly dragging me with him). I like the feel of it, and the any direction scrolling is nice. However, maybe because of the plastic it's made of, but I find that when doing any of the multitouch gestures, it's difficult to keep the mouse from sliding with your fingers.
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    I ordered mine a few days ago, Waiting for it... Will post back when I get it
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    Thanks everybody for responding! So Tramain, does it work as advertised?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Microcosmos View Post
    Thanks everybody for responding! So Tramain, does it work as advertised?
    Yup, Its awesome!
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    Tried it at an Apple store. Ergonomic disaster. Way to low to the table for me. My wrist hurts just thinking about using it. I love the concept of the multitouch gestures on a mouse, but Apple didn't exactly deliver on this one.
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    Had one for a week - returned. It just felt wrong (to me).. I mean I had it as my external mouse for my laptop, but I dunno, it almost felt a bit painful to use?

    I'm still hunting for a mouse that I do like lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostface147 View Post
    I don't like it. Just feels a bit raw. Maybe once the software is a little more mature, I'll reconsider it. My boss has one and I didn't find it to fit my needs.
    I am eating my words....I have one now.
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    I just got one last week.

    Would like to love it considering its $70, but it is taking me awhile to get used to it.
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    I bought one and loved it. After a few weeks the shape of the thing started to really get on my nerves, so now I'm back to my trusty Intellimouse Explorer.
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    I bought one and got the software that adds a lot of features to it makes it much like the mousepad on my MacBook Pro. Definitely recommend it.
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    Alli, which wacom did you get? I'm considering one also.
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    for sure i would like one
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    I have one with our new iMac. I love it. I installed BetterTouchTool and it adds a plethora of new gestures, swipes, and taps that you can use for anything you want. All customizable. Also you can increase the sensitivity on it more than you can with the Apple Mouse Control Panel. So much nicer now.
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    Default Re: the Magic Mouse

    I just got a magic mouse for Christmas It's definitely taking some getting used to, and I'm not sure I'm going to use it much for playing WoW at the beginning... but so far I love it. I love the multitouch features on it they're great. Will definitely try this software I hear you guys mentioning, it sounds neat. The shape/size of it is a bit confusing for me... I'm not entirely sure how to hold it =p
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    Default Re: the Magic Mouse

    always loved the Magic Mouse.
    Apple built it, so it will work.
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    Default Re: the Magic Mouse

    Just received today my apple magic mouse. Can anyone tell me if the touch option instead CLICK, works on windows? Everything works but the touch doesnt work? ill test on macbook at night ... But anyone used with windows? the scroll works. the zoom works. everything works. But to open something, i must CLICK the button. Shouldnt work with touch-click?
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    Default Re: the Magic Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by fabio984 View Post
    Just received today my apple magic mouse. Can anyone tell me if the touch option instead CLICK, works on windows? Everything works but the touch doesnt work? ill test on macbook at night ... But anyone used with windows? the scroll works. the zoom works. everything works. But to open something, i must CLICK the button. Shouldnt work with touch-click?
    I would think that the device drivers for Windows would have to support that function for it to work. Since I haven’t used Windows in about 3 years, I cannot speak to what the drivers support or do not support.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    I would think that the device drivers for Windows would have to support that function for it to work. Since I haven’t used Windows in about 3 years, I cannot speak to what the drivers support or do not support.
    Im at work and we just have Windows here (and doors, lol) but later at home ill connect with Macbook and try. I was asking because may be it should work and its faulty. Ill update here later. (And I appreciate a lot if someone knows if it should work or not)
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    Quote Originally Posted by fabio984 View Post
    Im at work and we just have Windows here (and doors, lol) but later at home ill connect with Macbook and try. I was asking because may be it should work and its faulty. Ill update here later. (And I appreciate a lot if someone knows if it should work or not)
    These links may help:

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    I guess the Apple Magic Mouse doenst have the option which im looking for (im lame). Let explain: Im on this page and I want reply, I click on REPLY with a touch-sensitive on the mouse? Or must CLICK and hear the CLICK sound on the mouse?
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    Default Re: the Magic Mouse

    Considering this thread is like 4 years old, I doubt the OP is still curious what our thoughts are on it...that said...

    I had to vote for "have and love" because there was no "Have it and Like it, but don't love it...", if there was that option, it would be my choice. It's a great mouse, it works great as I would expect an Apple created mouse to use...but man, when it comes to precision, it really falls short...ever try to do photoshop editing with it? Yikes. Small adjustments in pro-tools or other video editing software? LOL! It's like trying to use your knee to dial a number on a small cell phone...

    It's a good mouse, made for internet and general computer browsing...and not at all up to task when it comes to precision mouse work (or pen/tablet work).
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