New work toy (geek spoilers)

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  1. newcastlefan

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    The Apple wonder-mouse i normally use just sucks the batteries dry every week and i got tired of constantly paying for those lithium ever ready silver things all the time (like $20/week for batteries!!), so I ordered a gaming mouse replacement which arrived about an hour ago. It's called a MadCatz Cyborg and it just arrived. It looks like a Transformer mouse (OptimusMouse?) because every piece of it is adjustable, but after an hour playing with it the MadCatz just blows away the Apple mice and trackpad. I just ordered another for my office.
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    That mouse is just waiting for the signal from Skynet and it will kill you :hole:

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    Definitely Froggy.
     
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    Price?
     
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    you don't have a sun tan I'm guessing
     
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    It'll take up half the room. :bully:
     
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    every time i look at it i expect it to start doing the box from Hellraiser thing

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    $150 from the manufacturer, $130 from amazon.com, but that's because it's a wireless mouse. the wired version is about $80-$100 which is in the same price range as the Apple wireless mouse.
     
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    gaming mice are high DPI devices which are great for doing web design work. the high precision allows you to move objects pixel by pixel.
    this one is about 6000 DPI. a standard mouse is about 100 DPI. on Windows i usually use Razer mice but i never had one before that has a totally customizable shape to fit my hand exactly.
     
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    Cool story, Froggy. :ucoffee:
     
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    if Froggy were the only person to use these things, the companies would go out of business.
     
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    Who were you on SFN then? You're not Iroth and I thought you had to be Mr Zimbabwe but you don't post like him at all. :right:
     
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    Sneaky Jew!
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    I wouldn't even pay $150 for the mouse from "The Green Mile." : oy: