Apple has made some truly terrible pointing devices in its time. Apple’s puck mouse was so bad that it was rated one of the worst tech products of all time. The current Magic Mouse might not be that bad, but it’s hardly short on flaws. It’s uncomfortable to hold. It’s difficult to click correctly, causing […]
The current generation Magic Mouse is divisive. Critics complain that it’s uncomfortable and oversimplified while proponents appreciate its minimalist design. And it’s a pretty peripheral no doubt, which meshes perfectly with the Mac aesthetic. But its limitations and ergonomics make it hard for me to love. That’s why I’ve been using a gaming mouse to […]
If you want to improve your digital productivity, recognizing opportunities for automation is a crucial step. It’s an old maxim in programming that you should never do anything twice, and the same applies to productivity. Whenever you have to repeat the same action more than a couple times, you should think about how you can […]
As smoothly as most Apple devices operate, Mac cursor control is an area where they get some flack. Because Mac cursors handle things like acceleration and sensitivity a little differently than Windows machines, you’ll often find that the same exact mouse feels very different between the two operating systems. If you’ve spent a lot of your […]
What do you do with your old Apple devices? Do you (gasp!) throw them away? These clever Apple fans have repurposed their old stuff, finding new life for beautiful products of yesteryear.
I’ve identified eight basic geometric shapes that Apple comes back to time and again in their product designs. Can you guess them all?
As I mentioned the other day, I’m going to be doing some work at a local magazine, and part of the deal that I worked out involved setting up my workspace with everything I needed. Since my computer is mobile, I needed to make sure my other components came with. Essentially, I wanted to recreate […]
I’ve spoken here a few times now about my hunt for a mouse. I had a few requirements: I wanted it to be wireless, have multiple buttons, and not have some stupid dongle to make it wireless. After a long search, I wasn’t able to find something that was both comfortable in my mammoth mitts […]
Ever know someone who just wasn’t satisfied with status quo? If you didn’t, let me introduce you to someone. Me. Last week I wrote about the Microsoft Notebook Mouse, and about how my free score was finally making me happy with my mouse situation. Thing is, there’s a bit more to the story. let me […]
Ever since I got my MacBook Pro back in June, I’ve been on the hunt for a decent bluetooth mouse. I wanted something portable, small, and easy to use, without being a small fortune to purchase. Sure, wireless mice are neat too, but I always worry about losing that tiny dongle. Then there’s the Apple […]