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I'm looking for a wireless mouse for my laptop, so i wont have trouble packing and connecting the cable every time. It is intended for desktop use, not gaming. What in your experience would suggest for this purpose?
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I´d recommend anything Logitech , I´ve bought a few and never had problems. Only thing is, remember to turn it off or you´ll go through batteries.

maybe something like this

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-M305-Wireless-Optical-Mouse/dp/B0038KLDPA/ref=sr_1_115?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1337938384&sr=1-115
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post #3 of 8
How about the logitech mx?

On sale with free shipping right now on the egg, too http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104321
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How about the logitech mx?
On sale with free shipping right now on the egg, too http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104321
The Logitech Performance MX is one of the BEST mice I have ever used. I have pretty big hands and have a hard time with other mice but this one was just the right size with a good amount of features and comfortable. It is a little slow to wake up but is really smooth when used on almost any surface.
post #5 of 8
I'd have to go along with Logitech also.

I have the Performance MX at work and 4 of the Anywhere Mouse MX between laptops and home and they have never given me any problems.

If you are looking more for portability, I'd go with the Anywhere mouse. It comes with a case, the Unifying receiver stays in your laptop, and the batteries last a long time. I change mine on average of every 5-6 months and I pretty much leave them on unless they are packed up to go somewhere. My Performance MX and K800 at work stay on all the time. They came with rechargeables, so when the indicator is low, I plug them in and run them corded until they're full (about every 6-8 weeks or so).

The Darkfield Laser tracking is everything they claim it to be. I am typing while sitting in a big, overstuffed leather recliner using a K340 keyboard and running my mouse directly on the armrest. Works great!

Just my 2c worth...hope it helps,

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I'm looking for something that has a nice grip and feel. I dont want it to be monstrous, but i dont want it small either. I once bought a small microsoft mouse for a netbook, and the pointer was going all over the place. The accuracy was horrible. Also i would like it to be laser preferably so i want have to carry a mouse pad as well.

It seems everybody keeps mentioning the performance MX but its too damn expensive. I've paid for top-notch gaming mice less than that. I was looking more in the 20-30 Eur category.
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post #7 of 8
Get a Logitech M305. Small, cheap and has the old-school bright-red LED sensor that works on everything. Runs on 1 AA.
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post #8 of 8
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Ok so now i got a better laptop and I'mwilling to spend more, so money is not a limitation this time. I want the best mouse i can get for my laptop. Bluetrack vs Darkfield? I have heard Bluetrack doesn't work on glass and mirrors, but has it got any advantages over DarkField? I like some of the designs of microsoft mice (like 4000 Limited Edition). Why are Logitech mx so pricey? Should I prefer anywhere or performance? It is a netbook, so anywhere mouse will probably fit better size-wise, but is mx performance that much better, that i should consider it, even for a netbook?

Besides Microsoft and Logitech are there other companies that make quality wireless mice, or alternative technologies to Darkfield/Bluetrack that deserve mentioning?
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