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I said Chris Angel edition not Professor X tongue.gif
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post #12 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by di inferi View Post

Levitating mice: speeding up the onset of arthritis since 2013.

Actually, this would be great for arthritis since it requires very little effort to move the mouse.
post #13 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by zalbard View Post

Zero friction = horrible.

There's be magnetic resistance presumably no?

This looks like it would be brutal on your wrists if nothing else.
post #14 of 87
"THE BAT"..... is white?? rolleyes.gif

Looks snazzy tongue.gif
But I imagine it would be very difficult to use when precision is required. The bat:D would keep slipping off(it will get irritating when you hear and feel thud........thud.........thud.......).
The Bat would just be floating at an angle the whole time.
Also theres a reason why we all have THE mark biggrin.gif.


On a serious note, I like their "reasons" for doing this. Carpal tunnel really shouldn't be taken lightly. I'll reserve actual judgement on the functionality when I see a video of it in use smile.gif
Edited by kenpachiroks - 3/6/13 at 8:38am
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post #15 of 87
That doesn't seem like it would be comfortable at all. I don't know what kind of chairs and desks the designer had in mind but something levitating above my desk would put my arm at an awkward angle.
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Aren't magnets good for your joints? biggrin.gif
     
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post #17 of 87
Could be the onset of very neat tricks to play at LAN's. Flip the mouse pad around and you have a stuck mouse... biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 87
The bat is a silly name, especially for the look of the product. Does the mouse "center" on the magnet pad when pressure is released? I take it the magnetism is stronger on the outside of the pad than the inside to keep the mouse from "floating" off? I guess I just don't see the practicality of this.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Wait wait wait... this isn't operated with your hands.
It's 100% neurally controlled by your mind.



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I'll wait for the chocolate version to come out first and push the prices down, then buy it. tongue.gif
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*Cue Bill O'RLY and how he feels about it....
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