Wireless Mouse & Keyboards

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bman, Nov 6, 2007.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I have been looking around for wireless sets, and singles.

    Then I started thinking how I always hated how they call them wireless. When you have to plug in that friggin wired signal thing, and then it looks crappy and is not 100% wireless.

    I was thinking they should come out with something that is the size of a usb key that you can plug into the back of your computer and then your good to go. Then I thought, maybe they do....

    Sooooo I came here to ask, if there is anything like that?
     
  2. omg its nlm

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    I have just seen mice.
     
  3. Bman

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    Links, info....
     
  4. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    My apple keyboard and mouse don't have any wires or a silly wired base station. You probably want to look for bluetooth devices as you'll have a greater degree of choices when it comes to the actual dongle device.
     
  5. X-Istence

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    Bluetooth dongles are tiny devices you just plug into your computer. I bought one for $20 a few years ago. You can then use any bluetooth keyboard you find on the market with it, and use it within 30 feet :D.

    Apple's wireless keyboard is very cool and slick looking, especially the bluetooth one, but it is not full size. Microsoft also makes very good keyboards. As for a mouse, go with a Microsoft mouse. I have owned the Apple mighty mouse, and I hated it, and Logitech mice seem to jump around on my mouse pad like there is no tomorrow.
     
  6. epk

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    mm... try microsoft laptop mouses... they come with a tiny usb stick... not the big station desktop ones come (btw, i also think its pretty stupid having a wireless mouse with a huge station that has a long cord, so much for wireless :p)
    the only bad thing is that they're not as big as desktop mouses... but they work as good.. and they're always ambidextrous (for me, being left handed, its a huge deal... heheh)


    oh, and xistence... your advice on keyboards seems pretty cool... do u need to config anything when u use that setup? (i mean, the bt dongle + bt key)
     
  7. Bman

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    I like Microsoft Keyboards, I have a wired Multimedia Keyboard from there, and want a wired one of it, which they have, but dont think its bluetooth.

    I have a Logitech G5 Gamers mouse, which I love, and want wireless, I dont assume they have that in bluetooth eh?
     
  8. lancer

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    sorry but are you guys serious..... here bman i'll save you..

    These are the best mice you can buy right now, nothing else like them.

    Personally if money wasn't a big deal i'd get the MX Revolution, personally i own the MX610.

    MX Revolution $79.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104015&Tpk=Mx%2bRevolution

    VX Revolution $49.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104016

    VX Nano $59.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104080&Tpk=VX+Nano

    MX Air $144
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104089

    And personally what i use, the best mouse i've ever owned.

    MX610 $43.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104196
     
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  9. Bman

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    Thanks, awesome!
     
  10. epk

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    logitech fanboy anyone? :p
     
  11. Bman

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    Since I got my G5 Mouse about a year ago, I guess I would be one as well. I really enjoy them, didn't know they had that wireless design.

    Now, anyone got an idea on keyboards. I wish I could have the one I have now but with that technology.
     
  12. lancer

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    i used to not give a crap about mice, but then i go the mx610, it changed the way i use mice, i think that says something about a company.
     
  13. Android412

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    I went with the Logitech G7, it was on sale and ended up loving it. I comes with 2 batteries and a little charging dock, and I just use it right on my couch without a mouse pad, for my HTPC.
     
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