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The new Magic Mouse 2 is just like Magic Mouse 1, the wireless mouse Apple first released in 2009. The big difference with the new mouse, though, is that it has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, so you don't ever to replace any batteries.

Magic Mouse 2 is charged with a Lightning cable, the same cable you use to charge your iPhone and iPad. But the Lightning port is on the bottom of the mouse, so you can't use the mouse while it's being charged.




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I'm an apple fan and have a magic mouse myself but this is whaaaaaat...
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If they would have left it with a regular clicky button (this has a touch sensitive surface instead) then it would have worked in either orientation.
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HAHAHA that's ridiculous!

Frankly I am surprised. Apple is usually really good about design and this seems like such an oversight, especially in the visual department.
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Totally flawed design, and I hate the lightning cable. My wife and I have iPhone 6's and those cables(the ones that come with it) are so faulty. Sometimes it charges, some times it doesn't. Something about that lightning connection...
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Steve Jobs just rolled in his grave
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I'm surprised it doesn't come with a simple induction charging mouse pad/mat so it never needs to be "charged"...or are mouse pads DOA nowadays lol
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I had to use a Magic Mouse yesterday while on a client site.

 

Whoever designed that mouse AND thought it was a good design should be shot.

 

And whoever designed the previous iteration (the wired one with the nub) should be shot as well.

 

The MM is horribly uncomfortable, the scroll is unpredictable, the click way too hard and inconsistent.

 

The old one, God forbid that scrolling nub working fine. And if you use it too close to the keyboard, the cable gets caught under the pivoting half top and you can't click anymore (this was happening every 10 seconds - I was a hair width away from throwing it out of the window).

 

 

Seriously. Whatever happened to the traditional well-thought Apple designs?


Edited by Artikbot - 10/15/15 at 4:59am
   
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I had to use a Magic Mouse yesterday while on a client site.

Whoever designed that mouse AND thought it was a good design should be shot.

And whoever designed the previous iteration (the wired one with the nub) should be shot as well.

The MM is horribly uncomfortable, the scroll is unpredictable, the click way too hard and inconsistent.

The old one, God forbid that scrolling nub working fine. And if you use it too close to the keyboard, the cable gets caught under the pivoting half top and you can't click anymore (this was happening every 10 seconds - I was a hair width away from throwing it out of the window).


Seriously. Whatever happened to the traditional well-thought Apple designs?

There's a simple explanation for that: Braun didn't design a mouse for Apple to steal a design from.

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Would probably have worked better if it transferred the charge wireless from a flexiable mouse pad like Samsung do with their TV stands that charge samsung phones (that's right?).
    
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