Apple developing a two-button mouse...

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  1. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Wow, a product that's almost as revolutionary as the iPod Shuffle!
    Now's a great time to buy some AAPL stock! :p
     
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  2. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Hehehe, I love my Logitech cordless, but if Apple makes its rechargeable too then I just might consider making a change!
     
  3. NetRyder

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    The wording of the news report really had me laughing:

    "the company is feverishly working on a two-button wireless optical mouse."
    "Insiders warned that anticipation may continue to build for months as the company perfects the product."

    Hahaha...almost makes it sound like they're spending half of their R&D budget on a mouse. [​IMG]
     
  4. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Well it has been requested for years... :p
     
  5. NetRyder

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    "Over a decade," according to the report. :D
     
  6. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I was requesting it when I was still a fetus.
     
  7. Xie

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    Yeah it is no doubt the mini [and the switchers it brings] that are making Apple see the light on this one. ;)
     
  8. Mainframeguy

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    I feel sad - they have compromised their design - good or bad I dunno, I mean I love my Logitech MX1000 so there ya go - but I also like the purity of the Apple design concept - and there it goes :( :( :(
     
  9. NetRyder

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    Another decade for the scroll wheel? Better start requesting now. :p
     
  10. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    If they make it rechargable and a cordless shaver then all them apple fanatics can stay in their rooms longer and not worry 'bout the peach fuzz growin on their chins. :D


    Now how the hell do you perfect a button? They gonna make it in a rainbow of colors. They gonna make it mini sized? Oh I know, they're gonna make do random commands and call it the two button shuffle. Click the button and it works, click it again and it works, etc... It ain't rocket science, for shiits sake!



    You watch all them apple geeks are gonna freek for at least a week, wonderin what the hell ta do with that other button. :p
     
  11. Scooter

    Scooter Random Apple Dude

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    *ahem* ..... noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo :eek: :dead: :crosseyed:
     
  12. falconguard

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    It's gonna be force feedback! the first mouse that feels you and intuitively guides your hand around the desktop :laugh: :laugh:
     
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  13. Mainframeguy

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    LOL this is turning into one of the few threads that truly is making me laugh out loud - I can't rep you Gonaads (you been done for F-fox help!) but Falcon - your idea also had me smiling, so you get some reps - and I guess the feedback would force you away from M$ sites and towards Apple ones.... and I guess it would really get to be strong LOCKED feedback whenever iToonz was around because that mofo really gets it's teeth in an never lets go once you let it near a PC.... hehe :D

    /me wonders what next! :cool: :D
     
  14. LordOfLA

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    sounds like apple is trying to concinve me there is a point in apple computers....

    STill havent. So when are apple suing everybody else for making 2 button wireless optical mice???
     
  15. X-Istence

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    This would be a mouse that i would buy and use. If it is bluetooth, even better :D.
     
  16. NetRyder

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    So what do you use now?
     
  17. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    They could make it with a built-in laser pointer for use with Keynote presentations.

    They could put grooves on the bottom so that it will slide onto the standard Apple A/C adapter to recharge at an electical outlet.

    They could make it with the Apple logo on top that glows like the Apple on the back of a PowerBook.

    They could do all of these things...
     
  18. falconguard

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    The keyboard :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :dead:
     
  19. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    A trackpad I'd imagine. Remember, X has an iBook. :)
     
  20. Tittles

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    LOL...why did they never think of having 2 buttons till now? How could u even use a computer with one buttons?