Hardware :: Finding Option For Inverted Up/down Scrolling With The Magic Mouse?

Nov 6, 2009

Anyone else think there should be an option to invert the up/down scrolling on the Magic Mouse to make it like the iPhone? Try it for yourselves - just flip the Magic Mouse around and try to scroll. You'll find that it's surprisingly natural and intuitive.

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OS X :: Magic Mouse Not Scrolling Or Swiping, Even Using 10.6.3?

May 8, 2010

Magic Mouse not scrolling or swiping even with OSX 10.6.3 ? I have an intel iMac with OSX 10.6.3 installed and when I replaced my mighty mouse with a new magic mouse, I only got basic functionality. When I tried to install the Wireless Software Update, the system told me I had a newer version already installed. I since learned that the software update was for previous OSX versions and that my version had the necessary software update included. So why does my Magic Mouse not scroll or swipe and why does my preference window not show the added functionality that I bought this mouse for?

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Hardware :: Need Magic Mouse To Do Inertia Scrolling?

Oct 23, 2009

I like how the new Magic Mouse has that smooth inertia-scrolling like the iPhone. Do you think this will be a feature in 10.6.2 or will you NEED the Magic Mouse to use that feature? I think it would be pretty lame that you have to buy new equipment to enable a software feature.

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Hardware :: Magic Mouse - Inertial Scrolling?

Oct 31, 2009

I have a unibody macbook pro 15" with leopard 10.5.8, installed the magic mouse software update. The mouse does scroll, however it doesnt have that smooth inertial scrolling when you flick like the mouse does with the iMac.

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IMac :: Magic Mouse Scrolling Not Working

Jul 24, 2010

Noticed recently that when scrolling up or down with the Magic Mouse, that I get that animated circular icon. I have to wait, usually a few seconds, until the cursor returns, before I can continue scrolling.

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MacBook :: Reversing Scrolling On Magic Mouse?

Feb 2, 2012

Is there a way to reverse the scrolling on the Magic Mouse like it was before?  I don't know that I like having it set the way that it is now since updating to Lion.  I would prefer it the old way as it all feels backwards now.

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MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X :: How To Disable Magic Mouse Scrolling In Photoshop / Illustrator

Jan 15, 2010

This is driving me nuts�*the new Magic Mouse is so touchy that while I am working in Photoshop or Illustrator, it is constantly shifting the page around.

Imagine you were using the Hand tool, and it was moving left, right, up down at random�

I have been looking for a way to disable this, but can't find anything application specific.

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Intel Mac :: Magic Mouse While Scrolling Down It Will Jump To Top Of Screen?

Mar 26, 2012

while using the mouse and scrolling down it will jump to top of screen.

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iMac, iOS 4.3.3

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Intel Mac :: Disable Magic Mouse Scrolling On Windows 7

Apr 21, 2012

I play a game called Minecraft on the Windows Side of my iMac. I know your going to say, "Why don't you just play on the Mac side?" Well my answer is I livestream using a broadcasting software which is called xSplit, which is Windows onlyAnyways, the problem is that when I play minecraft with my magic mouse, the slightest movement switches weapons/tools and this is really annoying.How do I disable scrolling on the Windows 7 side of my iMac?

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iMac, Windows 7, Bootcamp

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Hardware :: Magic Mouse Doesn't Have Scroll With Momentum Option?

Jul 7, 2010

What's up with that? I just was using my brothers iMac and noticed his Magic Mouse felt a little different while web browsing.. I went into the System Preferences > Mouse and realized that he had enabled the check box of "Scrolling" and had it set to "WITH MOMENTUM".

So I figured out that was why mine felt different. I went into my System Preferences > Mouse and have the dialog box for "Scrolling" but I do not have the option to select "WITH MOMENTUM" or "WITHOUT MOMENTUM". I'm using a Macbook, and he has a new iMac. Both with Snow Leopard.. and I just ran a Software Update, and it says everything is Up To Date.

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Hardware :: Finding Magic Mouse Measurements

Oct 30, 2009

Can't find this ANYWHERE, even on Apple's site. Maybe I've overlooked it, if you find it, point me to it. What are the measurements of the new Magic Mouse (length, width, and height)? If anybody has one and doesn't care to measure. I can't get a new Mac (yet), so I'm going to appease myself with a new, shiny mouse. I want to see how it compares to my Kensington ci70 wireless mouse.

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Hardware :: Finding Magic Mouse With Expose And Dashboard

Oct 21, 2009

So, will there be any way to evoke expose and dashboard on the new mouse? I don't use dashboard that frequently, but I do use expose all the time. So, is there like some sort of multitouch gesture or any way to evoke such functions?

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IMac :: Finding Magic Mouse Driver For Windows 7 32 Bit?

Dec 11, 2009

Is this available and where? My magic mouse isn't being picked up in windows 7 pro (32 bit)

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Hardware :: Finding Mousepad That Works With Magic Mouse?

Jan 9, 2010

Love my Magic Mouse.

What I don't love is that it isn't mousepad friendly.

Well, at least with the most popular mousepads that are felt and rubber.

The Magic Mouse just hangs as you swipe the mouse across the pad.

Even hangs on the rubber Apple mousepad I bought at their corporate store in Cupertino.

When I use it on my wooden desktop it works beautifully. But weeks later my desktop has all sorts of nicks all over it from the constant back and forth motion.

Anyone can recommend the perfect mousepad? Perhaps an acrylic pad would work best? Please provide links
with anything you recommend.

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Hardware :: Finding Magic Mouse On Windows XP Drivers?

Aug 20, 2010

i want to use my magic mouse on my PC at work. It runs XP.

I have seen the drivers online at the uneasy silence website, but the link doesn't work anymore.

does anyone know of another location for the "hacked" drivers for windows? or even better, have a copy they can send me?

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Hardware :: Finding Easy, Reliable Way For Magic Mouse And Expose?

Jul 7, 2010

I just sold my iMac and thought i would buy a very over priced but yet wonderful Magic Mouse to make my MacBook experience a little easier. The only thing they is annoying though is I am still using the trackpad for expose. I have found MutliClutch for added gestures but it is very hard to use. Any other suggestions?

The reason i sold my iMac is because my iPad and MacBook are all i need. and i hardly use the Macbook anymore because of the iPad. It was wasted on me keeping it when i never use it.

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Hardware :: Magic Trackpad Or Magic Mouse With Lot Of Windows?

Sep 2, 2010

buying one of these to replace my mouse.There's no store where i live so i can't go into the store and try both I'v never tried the apple trackpad on their laptops either.I used a lot of windows laptops before and what i can say.They were so bad that i always had a little mouse in my back I rly don't know what to expect for the apple track pad.Can it replace completely the mouse and is it comfortable to work with ? Or should i go with the mouse ?

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Hardware :: Magic Mouse & Magic Trackpad Use With Imac

Nov 26, 2010

I'm looking to get either a Magic Mouse or the Magic trackpad to use with my iMac. Do they both work with Windows? My wife uses Windows Vista on bootcamp for work. Also, I do play some games, nothing heavy duty.Any other thoughts or suggestions would be helpful, especially concerning the magic trackpad as my experience with it is approximately 10 minutes at my local Apple store.

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IMac :: Magic Trackpad Or Magic Mouse For Daily Use?

Jul 27, 2010

Which one do you want to use for everyday surfing etc?

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IMac :: Magic Trackpad Much Better Than Magic Mouse - 27"

Aug 2, 2010

For those who have purchased the new iMac or are thinking of purchasing, definitely go with a Magic Trackpad. The Magic Mouse is a little better for dragging and dropping, but the Trackpad is so much more enjoyable to use for everything elseApple should really figure out a way to make this a packaging option

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Hardware :: Magic Mouse Or Magic Trackpad?

Dec 28, 2010

I just purchased a Apple Wireless Keyboard for my MacBook Pro. And I was wondering if I should get a Magic Mouse or Magic trackpad. I love to use my computer from my tv while I sit on the couch and I like to use it from a distance from my tv. Please help by reply and tell me.

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Safari :: Any Option For Smooth Page Scrolling For Win 7?

Apr 26, 2012

Is there an option for smooth scrolling in Safari for Windows 7? It is very hard to on the eyes to see the text page jump around. Mac OS seems fine.

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Hardware :: Intelligent Design Titanium Laser Mouse - Magic Mouse Alternative?

Oct 31, 2009

If $$$$ is not an issue, here is an alternative for those people complaining about Apple's old Mighty Mouse & new Magic Mouse:ID titanium laser mouseThis mouse would double the value of your standard 21.5" iMac!

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Mac Pro :: Formatting And Bluetooth Magic Mouse Stuck With No Mouse During Setup Process?

Oct 5, 2010

If I want to format my Mac Pro (6 core 3.33 GHz) and I have an Apple wired keyboard and a bluetooth Magic Mouse will the Setup Assistant be "smart" enough to pair the mouse with the computer or will I be stuck with no mouse during the setup process? Do I have to run the entire process with a wired mouse?

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MacBook Pro :: No Inertial Scrolling - Cannot Find Option In Preference Pane

Jun 11, 2010

I just bought a new 13" MPB from the Apple Store today, however after using it I noticed there's no inertial scrolling. I'm using the old hard drive from my 2008 unibody macbook so would that have something to do with it? I can't find the option in the preference pane either.

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Hardware :: Does The Magic Mouse Fix The Mighty Mouse's Fatal Flaw?

Oct 20, 2009

One of my absolute biggest pet peeves with the Mighty Mouse (aside from the input lag), was that you had to LIFT your middle finger off the right side of the mouse for the left click to register. You simply cannot rest your right-clicking finger on the mouse and left click with your pointer finger.

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Hardware :: Magic Mouse Or Any BT Mouse Wake A Closed Macbook?

Jan 21, 2010

If I pair a bluetooth mouse to my Macbook Pro, will it wake itself up inside it's bag (potentially over heating it and killing my batter) if it receives input from the mouse?

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Hardware :: Mouse Pad That Matches The Alu Keyboard And Magic Mouse?

Nov 7, 2009

I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for good mouse pads/anything similar to a mouse pads function. I would prefer something that fits well with the Magic Mouse and Alu Keyboard.

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Hardware :: Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX Review, Vs. Magic Mouse?

Nov 8, 2009

A large portion of last month for me was spent looking for a decent wireless mouse, and I was pretty hell bent on avoiding a dongle so I went for Bluetooth. In that time, I went through three mice:

Kensington Slimblade Trackball Mouse
Logitech V470
Razer Orochi

While the Kensington worked mostly fine, the profile was really uncomfortable and the audible clicking noise from the trackball was insanely loud and drove me batty, so I returned it.

The latter two both had the same issue; lag. They lagged, badly. After less than five seconds of being idle they would go to sleep, and when you tried to move them they would jump across the screen. Sometimes they would ignore input entirely.

After some research, I learned that this is pretty inherent in the nature of Bluetooth, and only a select few vendors manage to make mice without obvious lag issues. The Kensington had only a bit, and most Apple mice have minimal BT lag as well.

At this point, however, I was done with trying Bluetooth mice. The increase in power consumption and lag was not worth the lack of a dongle. So I went looking for a mouse with a tiny USB dongle, and found this:



The receiver is really, really small. It's also part of Logitech's unifying series, which means you can pair up to six devices to it, if you have them.


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I've been using it for about a week now, so here are my impressions of each of its features.

First, let's talk about the dongle. I seriously haven't thought of it since I put it in. 99% of the time I'm not using my USB ports for anything, so losing the port doesn't really hurt me in any way. The response time is amazing. I have to leave it for like a minute before I notice any lag upon moving it again, and even then it's pretty much unnoticeable. It's usable within half a second of turning it on and after that it's pretty much smooth sailing.

The mouse includes Logitech's Darkfield technology, which is pretty cool since it will track on just about anything except for a mirror. So, uh, those of you with mirrors for desks are still out of luck I guess? It works on glass that's 4mm or more thick, though!

The scroll wheel is quite cool. By pressing on the scroll wheel it can switch between click mode and free mode. The click mode works like every other scroll wheel you've ever used, it clicks when you scroll it. The free mode is quite impressive ... when you flick it, it's basically frictionless. You can use this to scroll through large pages very quickly. I can't help but liken it to the Magic Mouse's momentum scroll, except this is actually physical momentum.

As a useless sidenote, I managed to get it to spin for roughly twenty seconds!

You can also tilt the wheel left and right to scroll horizontally. Considering that you generally don't need to scroll horizontally incredibly often, I find this works very well for what it is. It certainly isn't as slick as the Magic Mouse's 360-degree scrolling, though.

The button behind the scroll wheel defaults to Expose, and there's front and back buttons under your thumb that are Forward and Back. Using Steermouse, you can program these buttons to do whatever you want them to do in whatever App you're using.

The build quality feels great. The sides have a rubber grip for comfort, and the body is made of a soft-touch plastic which, while not as deliciously suede-like as the Razer Orochi, is very comfortable all the same. The scroll wheel in particular feels like a real piece of machinery.

It takes two AA batteries. Um, yeah. Use rechargeable, they're cheaper in the long run and better for the environment!

Now, I know I've touched on the comparisons to the Magic Mouse earlier, but let's get more in-depth. First off, why would I bother to compare them? Well, I imagine most people looking for a mouse and own a Mac are going to jump to the Magic Mouse first, but I'd urge them to reconsider. Just because Apple makes it does not make it the best option.

The Anywhere Mouse MX is technically a notebook mouse (they make a desktop version, the Performance Mouse MX), so if you're considering it at all you probably have a Macbook. In which case, I'd be willing to come right out and say the Magic Mouse is completely useless to you. It has a few of the features your trackpad already has, but is missing a lot of the best ones. The lack of an Expose function in an Apple mouse should be criminal. Even the Logitech has this, and as maybe the most-used function of OS X -- for me, anyway -- not having a dedicated way to access it is unacceptable. If you already have the glass trackpad, the Magic Mouse really offers you nothing except the fun of pushing it around your desk.

Other standout features of the Magic Mouse:

360-scrolling: OK, yeah, the Magic Mouse wins this. The ability to scroll diagonally is awesome. I hope to see other mice incorporate this. However, the Logitech is able to scroll in every direction well enough for pretty much every task.

Um, right clicking: The Logitech does this shockingly well!

Back and forward: Surprisingly enough, pressing thumb buttons is significantly more comfortable than contorting your hand into a claw-like thing. Well, OK, you can simply lift your hand off the mouse to do these gestures, but that's bad too. Why have to do this at all? Apple's aversion to buttons strikes again.

Aesthetics: Make no mistake, the Magic Mouse is beautiful. I'd be lying if I said the Logitech is nearly as striking, but I think it is a good looking mouse in its own ways. I'm certainly not embarrassed to have it in my fashionista hands.

When comparing the ergonomics of the devices ... I mean, lots of people have tried to argue that the ergonomics -- or lack thereof -- of the Magic Mouse are a good thing, but it really reeks of justifying a problem after the fact. The Magic Mouse is not meant to be held by a human hand. Judging from its design, it is meant to be cradled by an oversized, inverted spoon.

And the dongle ... well, you saw it. It's tiny. It may bother you. It doesn't bother me.

I think that's really it. In the case of a mouse, physical, programmable buttons and an ergonomic design are really more important than gimmicks and superficial beauty. The Magic Mouse is a great concept executed poorly, and the MX series is a great concept executed greatly. Seriously, consider picking this up. It's the first mouse that's been able to pry me away from that beautiful, giant, silky trackpad.

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Hardware :: Performance Mouse MX Versus Magic Mouse

Dec 11, 2009

Which mouse would you get? If you have either mouse. I am getting a new mouse and I am having a hard time choosing between both mice. I am on a budget and the Magic Mouse is cheaper, but if the Performance Mouse MX is better, I will get it.

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