Write a product review. Worked fine with Ubuntu Hardy. It would be nice if the cable actually also worked as a wired mouse so that it doesn’t take up 2 USB ports if charging and using the device. Commenters who repeatedly violate community guidelines may be suspended, causing them to temporarily lose their ability to engage with comments. Well, not always – especially if you’re a notebook user who has to lug a bag full of gear hither and yon. It’s fine for short bursts of adult use on the road, but for heavy-duty desktop mousing I’d still want to have a full-sized peripheral designed specifically for the right or left hand.

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Tiny but still usable; reliable optical and wireless mechanisms; rechargeable batteries with option for standard Alkaline dreative good battery life; innovative storage niche in bottom of mouse for wireless transmitter.

Write a product review. The two-button device has a clickable scroll wheel, and is designed for either the right or left hand.

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Treat others as you wish to be treated Criticize ideas, not people Stay on topic Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language Flag bad behaviour Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed. The only thing I can really pick on is the fact that since it’s designed for either hand, the mouse isn’t overly ergonomic. If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail.


Besides saving a bit of space, this means you won’t be digging around the bottom of your notebook bag for the transmitter – just grab the mouse, pop the receiver out and plug it into the laptop’s USB port, and you’re up and running.

Read our community guidelines here. The mouse is rated for around two weeks of general use on a single charge. The two which work have been excellent though. This is more than enough for mobile users who pair the mouse up with a notebook, and I had no problems with interference during my testing. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to feedback globeandmail.

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But I’m in two minds about this feature, because it means you cgeative to carry around freepoont cable and plug the mouse into your laptop or PC from time to time to top up the batteries there’s no way to just plug the mouse into a wall socket.

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It has an dot-per-inch dpi optical system that will work on pretty much any surface that’s not highly polished, from a desk to a book to an airline tray.

This should only take a few moments. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. As I said, the new mouse is also more convenient – in some ways – since the FreePoint is not just cordless, it’s rechargeable.

The mouse was working within seconds after plugging it in each time, and kept going smoothly and without any signal problems after that. Get to Know Us. You get what you pay for. All the necessary drivers are built into modern operating systems.

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Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. It has a built-in battery creepoint fills up on juice via a USB cable while it’s in use, so no more batteries to change.