I've done it, I killed my Mighty Mouse, whereto now?
April 19, 2008 1:48 AM Subscribe
It was a stormy night. The scroll wheel in my Mighty Mouse stuck, again. Cleaned it. Worked fine for 5 minutes. Stuck again. I snapped…
posted by doctor.dan to computers & internet (22 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
I pulled out the screwdriver and a few minutes later the scroll wheel was cleaned, but I did break part of the outer shell and the right click works less than before (about 80% of the time).
Now I'm in the shopping mood. I want a bluetooth mouse so that I don't waste my MacBook's USB ports (one for Time Machine only leaves one spare). The other thing is that I want to be able to use it with my iMac at work.
I've had a look through the other askMeFi posts about the Mighty Mouse and mice in general but they were outdated or not Mac-specific enough.
I was thinking of the Microsoft Bluetooth 5000, but I can't see any software listed for the bluetooth mice on their website. Also, I heard that it gets a bit uncomfortable if you're using for a while and don't have tiny hands (mine are neither huge nor tiny). I'm also worried about the scroll wheel on the mouse. I got used to the Mighty Mouse's “nipple” and I find the standard scroll on mice like the run of the mill USB Microsoft mice too stuck and slow.
The Logitech MX Revolution looks great, but all of the revolution mice require an USB port.
Ideally, I'd want a bluetooth mouse that I can use with my MacBook at home and on the go, and my iMac at work. I will take suggestions for two mice though (a bluetooth for MacBook and a USB/bluetooth for iMac).
So, what do you guys think?