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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
It's also dumber.

I like to feel the button depress when I click so I don't think I'd like this mouse. It feels gimmicky.
Dumber because you like to feel the button depress...

I dunno, just sounded a little weird.
post #22 of 63
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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
I love threads like this. All the insecure PC fanboys come out of the woodwork.
Indeed, and it is great to see all of the Apple fanboys come out to defend them.

I would have no problem with Apple if they let you install their OS on ANY computer rather than forcing you to pay extra for the hardware that they mandate that you use.

I can somewhat understand that Apple doesn't want to support every piece of hardware that exists, and they want to make their stuff look really nice so they can feel elitist....I get that. But what really gets me is when they try and compare themselves their OS to Windows. What their commercials should say is "Hi, I'm a Mac, I can actually do much LESS than a PC, have much less variety, will force you to use specific hardware, will charge you more for the exact same hardware that a PC uses, will force you to get your stuff fixed by us, but.....I look really hip and cool, and I'm slightly more reliable and secure. By buying one of our computers you're instantly titled to be an Elitist, and are thereby entitled to a 'Holier Than Thou' attitude. You will be the envy of other stuck-up elitists everywhere!"

It is no coincidence that when I'm in Boulder, CO I see a bunch of stuck-up "green" elitist hippies in the coffee shops with their Apple laptops.

/rant

On topic: Mouse looks like a gimmick. And I get the feeling that it has a much higher price than a standard mouse but with little benefit.
Edited by lordikon - 12/21/08 at 6:46pm
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post #23 of 63
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Apples theory: Make things look really nice, don't let any other hardware run with their software, then charge twice as much for the hardware.
Twice as much - where do you get this figure?
post #24 of 63
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Indeed, and it is great to see all of the Apple fanboys come out to defend them.

I would have no problem with Apple if they let you install their OS on ANY computer rather than forcing you to pay extra for the hardware that they mandate that you use.

I can somewhat understand that Apple doesn't want to support every piece of hardware that exists, and they want to make their stuff look really nice so they can feel elitist....I get that. But what really gets me is when they try and compare themselves their OS to Windows. What their commercials should say is "Hi, I'm a Mac, I can actually do much LESS than a PC, have much less variety, will force you to use specific hardware, will charge you more for the exact same hardware that a PC uses, will force you to get your stuff fixed by us, but.....I look really hip and cool, and I'm slightly more reliable and secure. By buying one of our computers you're instantly titled to be an Elitist, and are thereby entitled to a 'Holier Than Thou' attitude. You will be the envy of other stuck-up elitists everywhere!"

It is no coincidence that when I'm in Boulder, CO I see a bunch of stuck-up "green" elitist hippies in the coffee shops with their Apple laptops.

/rant

On topic: Mouse looks like a gimmick. And I get the feeling that it has a much higher price than a standard mouse but with little benefit.

Blah blah blah, same old sob story.
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Blah blah blah, same old sob story.
It's the same because it's true.
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Twice as much - where do you get this figure?
By looking at Apple's current pricing for their products and what hardware comes along with it? It's not a secret that Apple severely overprices their products that come outfitted with the latest hardware which you can find for much, MUCH cheaper on a PC. The current MacBooks and MacBook Pro's come with some DECENT hardware at an unimaginably high price. $2000+ gets you a MacBook Pro with a mid-ranged Core 2 Duo and 2GB of ram, and an 8600 GT M graphics card. I can customize a dell XPS or an alienware notebook, (which also have their fair-share of overpricing), and STILL spend around $1000+ on the same exact hardware found in the MacBook Pro for the exact same, if not better performance.

I stepped into the Apple store a few weeks ago, and they sell their default wired keyboards and wired mice at 50$ a pop, with their wireless ones selling closer to $100. Both my Logitech G7 and my Logitech G11 keyboard and mouse costed under $100 and are FAR better than Apple's generic keyboard and mouse.

I must say, it's pretty obvious.
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I own one of the new aluminum macbooks, but I could not ever see myself buying one of these, let alone any apple peripheral, hell I was shocked to find out a replacement power cord is $100!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I use my wireless logitech wireless laptop mouse that I bought 2 years ago for the old pos gateway laptop I used to have, and thats only when im lazy and dont want to reach for the trackpad when browsing the web etc, otherwise the massive trackpad on the macbook is good enough for me.

Scared to find out the price of this mouse, with the multi touch surface I assume it will cost more than an iphone
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"I AM A PC ELITIST AND MUST BASH THIS PRODUCT AND BRAND EVEN THOUGH THEY HAVE NO AFFECT ON MY DAY TO DAY LIFE."


Seriously guys... quite sad...

Anyways, if Apple does release this mouse it will be pretty interesting.
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post #29 of 63
Why must every Apple makes be so sleek yet nonfunctional. Since when is a humans hand completely circular when cupped?
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Do not want.
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