Microsoft Mouse: Less Isnt More
In many ways, it seems that if a product exists, Microsoft also has to offer one.In many ways, it seems that if a product exists, Microsoft also has to offer one. This has led to strange products, especially in the companys hardware line. To be fair, Microsofts hardware products have generally been as good as anything elseand in some cases, such as its excellent game controllers, among the best. But with its new $34.95 Notebook Optical Mouse, Microsoft has come up short, in more ways than one.
I like both optical and notebook mice. If I never have to use any of the integrated pointing devices in notebooks again, Ill be very happy. But compared with most other notebook mice Ive seen, the Notebook Optical Mouse leaves something to be desired.