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People are so dramatic. This isn't even DRM it is to create profiles that can be saved so that the mouse settings are preserved. I mean who doesn't have an internet connection in this day and age? It only needs internet connection to initially setup your profile. I see no issue here especially with the enthusiast consumer in mind (its a gaming mouse for gods sake what gamer does not have access to internet). The only issue I can see is that they did not list having an internet connection as mandatory on the box somewhere.

I don't see that as a problem, however I do see it this way.

It's a MOUSE, that requires an INTERNET CONNECTION to function at its maximum capacity (IE I can't use the macro functionality unless the thing can connect to the synapse system).

Does that not seem really stupid to you? I can set up macros all day on my G700, export them to a small USB key and install them on any computer I see fit.
EDIT: You should have a problem with this based on principle. It's not a good idea to make it always online. However cloud based macro storage is actually a great idea. This implementation is really excessive and unnecessary.

I stopped buying Razer products when I got my FREE Mamba 2 years ago. Mouse never worked right with the games I played, and Razer refused to see an issue with the mouse.
Edited by Ch13f121 - 11/2/12 at 7:55pm
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post #32 of 522
Fixed title & formatting smile.gif
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It seems that razor is afraid of mouse pirates thumb.gif

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Delete, I'm old or something I guess...been with this site too long lol.
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old title was fine.
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I have a blackwidow and deathadder and don't even have the razer software installed.

Best thing you can do thumb.gif Imperator owner here.
post #37 of 522
Wow thats just sad. They are ready to gamble hardware sales on the chance that they can sell your info to people many times over. Just hope they don't get any hardware sales to mine that data from is all...
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post #38 of 522
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I have a blackwidow and deathadder and don't even have the razer software installed.

Pointless info because those two mice are useless for macro'ing.

There's basically no point to the Naga if the software doesn't work without a network connection.

The whole point to the Naga is the ability to macro and customize.
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People are so dramatic. This isn't even DRM it is to create profiles that can be saved so that the mouse settings are preserved. I mean who doesn't have an internet connection in this day and age? It only needs internet connection to initially setup your profile. I see no issue here especially with the enthusiast consumer in mind (its a gaming mouse for gods sake what gamer does not have access to internet). The only issue I can see is that they did not list having an internet connection as mandatory on the box somewhere.

Not true.

It requires an internet connection to make any changes to your mouse. Want to change the DPI? Needs a connection. What happens when it's not your fault? Their servers are bad enough already that it will actually lock the program up while making changes. What if a storm knocks out their servers completely, or a fire, or a flood, or a mad employee. What happens at a LAN with no outside access? The idea of needing an internet connection for a MOUSE is crazy. Why does a pointing device need active and stable network access?

Storage of settings on the cloud is a great idea. Requiring you to use the cloud to use the mouse and then selling your personal data is just crazy.
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Well that sucks. Looks like I'm going with Logitech. No logins there.
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