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According to what i've read, i'm of the few which have really gotten the Synapse software fully working and it has been soft as silk. I've been using my DeathAdder for over month, and it is completely awesome, i can say it's the best mouse i've owned. Plus, i like my profiles saved to the cloud (i would've loved a mouse with onboard ROM, but was on a tight budget) and since i have an always-on internet connection it does not bother me.
Spying on me or what i do with the mouse is what angered me. I was thinking on purchasing a Razer mech board, now i would have to seriously think on it.

Actually the Deathadder has onboard memory, Synapse just doesn't utilize it. You need to use the old legacy drivers which can be found in an archive on Razer's website if you want to be able to use onboard memory and take advantage of a number of different features that aren't included with Synapse, not to mention that the DA tracks worse with Synapse installed.
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Yet another reason why Razer sucks....
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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.
You are joking please tell me you are joking.
post #45 of 521
I think people need to remember that the software is still in beta. As for Naga owners complaining about it, there was absolutely no need for you to use it, even if there weren't 50,000 ish mirrors for the older drivers, razer still hosts them. However if you used the software and updated it, the firmware version will have been changed and you are in fact now screwed. Also, the data it collects is relevant to the software surely. Its not like they would have keyloggers or something to collect emails passwords and the like, as that'd be illegal, regardless whether its in the TOS it is still an illegal action.

Also just a random fact to whomever said how long till computers need an internet connection to function lol those already exist.
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i have a first gen mamba and i love it...it will also be the LAST razer product i buy. they are idiots if they think people are going to put up with this...who do they think we are?apple users?
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It never ends, does it? Well, I will never buy a Razer product and I will strongly recommend people away from Razer in the future. Thank you channelx99 for bringing this to our attention.
     
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Also just a random fact to whomever said how long till computers need an internet connection to function lol those already exist.
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I think people need to remember that the software is still in beta. As for Naga owners complaining about it, there was absolutely no need for you to use it, even if there weren't 50,000 ish mirrors for the older drivers, razer still hosts them. However if you used the software and updated it, the firmware version will have been changed and you are in fact now screwed. Also, the data it collects is relevant to the software surely. Its not like they would have keyloggers or something to collect emails passwords and the like, as that'd be illegal, regardless whether its in the TOS it is still an illegal action.
Also just a random fact to whomever said how long till computers need an internet connection to function lol those already exist.

I don't think anyone is accusing them of keyloggers or of selling our account credentials to various sites. But looking at the wording of their agreement, it's pretty safe to say they at the very least collect the websites you visit along with no telling how many other metrics. What music you listen to, what videos you watch, what files you open, what programs you have installed, etc. are all on the table.

A real-time information feed and their TOS give no comfort.
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Wow, that is outlandish! Thank goodness I didn't go for a Razer Naga when I was looking at a new mouse a week ago.
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