• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst. Mouse. Ever.

    • Written by from Sheffield

    If you are going to buy an iMac, take my advice... get the trackpad, NOT the magic mouse...

    For me, there is NO comfortable way to hold this mouse and I have tried many different ways. It is not ergonomic in the slightest. The movement of the pointer on the screen is far from acceptable when using it.

    The one thing I do like about it is the gesture support; very intuitive and useful, but you might as well get the trackpad which is more accurate, comfortable and (at the moment) features more gestures.

    If you don't like the trackpad then I would suggest any other standard mouse. If you buy this there's a fair chance your fingers will be aching from the constant attempts to hold this mouse comfortably.

    Steer clear and get the magic trackpad instead!

    5066 of 5636 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible Mouse

    • Written by from Guildford

    This has to be the worst, most useless mouse I have EVER used. The "magic" touch sensitive mouse seemingly has a mind of its own, the slightest nudge can cause whatever you're working on to scroll (or zoom) out of view, and there doesn't appear to be a setting to alter the sensitivity of it. Also ergonomically it just does not feel good at all, along with the tiny cramp inducing keyboard.

    1791 of 3165 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I am chocked

    • Written by from Frederiksberg

    Apple normally works nicely, but I never had a worse mouse :-( I connects easy to my Macbook air, but lackes and the scrool works only sometimes... Sent if for repair and go a new... SAME S... - so, an overprices mouse that also is unusable due to the lacking, at least for me :(

    139 of 151 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    the worst mouse

    • Written by from Twickwnham

    I paid a lot of money to this mouse, however, I would suggest you to buy with the cable one. It is impossible to do designs on my MAC with this mouse. First, it disconnects often even if you have 100% battery. Second, it is not ergonomic at all. It is difficult to do right and left clicks. Third, battery goes very quick and you need to spend money for batteries over and over or battery charger.

    Please do not buy this mouse. It is waste of money. You will be regret, trust me. Therefore, I will buy cheaper version with the cable one.

    58 of 76 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    A whole lot of (wrist) pain

    • Written by from Peterborough

    It looks nice, the scrolling is clever and useful but it doesn't right click if you have any other fingers resting on it. Highly irritating.

    The worst thing about this mouse is that after an evening of light usage if gave me severe pains in my hand because it is simply not comfortable to hold. The pain lasted days and i truly believe you could seriously Injure your hand using this mouse.

    Im an apple fan and i even liked the old mighty mouse. This mouse on the other hand is a complete ergonomic failure.

    Google "magic mouse pain". Im not the only one injured by this horrid thing.

    31 of 37 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    WASTE OF MONEY !

    • Written by from London

    Don't buy this mouse if you want safe money on batteries !
    Apple didn't mentioned that this mouse is a POWER MONSTER !

    This mouse need new pair of batteries every 8-10 days !

    So pair of good batteries in UK cost about 2 GBP.
    After one month you'll spend 8 GBP on batteries.

    After one year is almost 100 GBP !

    Thank you very much. I am going back to normal USB mouse.

    Lol !

    34 of 47 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Ouch!

    • Written by from london

    I used this mouse for about 20 mins and it really hurt! I got cramp in my hand trying to do the 2 finger swipe thing. I think it's too low and doesn't feel natural and easy to use. Big disappointment.

    27 of 36 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    just is not accurate

    • Written by from Skelmersdale

    I really wanted to like this, but after nearly six months of struggle, I can only say that for Photoshop users this just is not accurate. The gesture business is a nightmare and the sideways swipe for sideways scrolling is a total nuisance in applications such as Excell, where the spreadsheet just suddenly flips itself over to the right and all your calculations vanish. I've switched to a graphics tablet for 'Shop and back to the Mighty Mouse for everything else. I want my money back!

    19 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not good for my Mac Pro

    • Written by from EDINBURGH

    This mouse is a weird thing - I like the feel, the touch and that it scroll with out a ball/wheel. But I have been trying to get this to work properly on my Mac Pro for some time now... moved around with things but still is really performs poorly. On the Mac Pro the Magic Mouse have really poor tracking performance it is not only slow but also disconnects and loose tracking and get stock for short periods. The scroll have the same problems.

    So to conclude I am very disappointed with the performance of this mouse and don't hope this will be seen again in future products. I now use to old "Mighty Mouse" with a non working ball! But tracking is good with this mouse at least.

    I hope Apple soon releases a Magic Mouse with a USB cable for proper functionality - this would also be nice to cut down on battery usage as well.

    Please Apple you can do better!?

    21 of 28 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    No Expose side buttons or centre button. Avoid

    • Written by from Melton Mowbray

    Great concept but rushed and poorly thought of unfortunately. I use expose quite alot and the center button. Come on guys what were you thinking ? I took mine back and kept my mighty mouse.

    Even the guys at my local Apple store could not be boyhered with the magic mouse using the mighty mouse with the new 27" imac.

    27 of 41 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Erratic performance

    • Written by from little chalfont

    This mouse when working is great. However it suddenly can stop working if there is local interference, thus requiring another wired mouse to 'rescue' it. Too clever for its own boots.

    12 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Can't recommend - lost functionality after 1 year

    • Written by from Woking

    Nice when it works but mine started to malfunction after about a year (i.e. after the warranty finished). Essentially it wouldn't track well. I tried all the recommended solutions with no success. Apple refused to repair or replace. I would really expect Apple stuff to last longer. Very disappointing for a mouse that costs £59! I can't recommend this to anyone.

    22 of 33 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    MAD MOUSE!!!

    • Written by from Loughborough

    Has Apple totally lost sight of it's roots? What was the Mac originally conceived for? Answer, design!

    Used in a design environment, trying using in Illustrator, Quark, InDesign, you won't be able to as the touch sensitivity that sits along the top of the mouse will render any detailed use of the curser pretty much impossible. Line up your curser to do that intricate piece of editing, slowly now, just nudge that node... Ooops the page has just shot away from from you!

    APPLE! WHY DOES EVERYTHING HAVE TO BE SO OVER ENGINEERED IN A CONSTANT QUEST TO TRY AND LAUNCH SOMETHING NEW?

    DON'T BUY THIS MOUSE ITS HOPELESS - YOU ARE WARNED!

    16 of 22 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Ouch...

    • Written by from kolding

    Brilliant looks. Great for browsing web. But for me it's to small, so I get wrist pain. And if you use indesign the mouse scrolls all over the place and it is very unprecise. So for me it is useless.

    13 of 16 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    sorry, one not for an architect!

    • Written by from hanwell

    This is a very well design mouse and good for use if you are just viewing the internet or desktop publishing.

    If you are an architect, student or otherwise, stay away from this mouse, it is not sketchup or vectorworks friendly. The middle button, used for snapping and command rotate is not available making life more difficult by having to use rotation on screen increasing production time.

    oh well.. thats another £56 down the drain!

    16 of 22 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful but Flawed

    • Written by from London

    I desperately wanted to love this mouse. It's beautiful and the tracking works well, but the click functionality is just dire. It doesn't detect the right click when there is a finger on the left area, you can't use two buttons at once... BUT; there is NO MIDDLE BUTTON!
    There are countless applications and games where a click scroll wheel and middle button are essential (CAD applications- a deal breaker for me).

    This is harking back to the plainly stupid 'puck' mice of Apple's past.

    15 of 20 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic Mouse Drains Wrieless Keyboards Battery Life

    • Written by from Edgware

    If you have a 3 battery wireless keyboard, you will notice that if you pair it with the new magic mouse, the batteries in you keyboard will drain dramatically. On a weekly basis, you will change batteries in you keyboard as apposed to monthly. Maybe a conspiracy on apples part to make people buy new 2 battery wireless keyboards which don't have the same problem. Either way, I am taking my magic mouse back to the store to ask for a refund as I can't keep on going through boxes of batteries. Ridiculous.

    15 of 21 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Ouch!

    • Written by from Dartford

    Its a great looking device and I like its use the a browser. However, I've ended up with significant strain in my forearm due to the way you hand is forced to rest when using it.

    I'd say that if you are a heavy user, then look at something else.

    22 of 36 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    LITTLE MAGIC IN THIS MOUSE !!!!!!!

    • Written by from NORWICH

    Tried buying from my local Apple Store but sold out with no expected delivery date so ordered on line with 5-7 days shipping. Arrived in 2 days so very pleased.

    Out of the box or shall i say I tried to get it out of the box the adhesive tape was so strong that when I peeled it off the base of the mouse it left sticky residue on the battery cover not a good start. Once cleaned off, which took some doing, I switched it on and paired it with my imac with no problems. Went to the mouse settings to configure all looked well. Then I gave the mouse its first try out, had to go back into the mouse settings again tracking very slow( running out of mouse mat trying to get across the screen). Now on max setting for tracking but still struggling to cover screen. All the other gestures seem to work fine, two fingered swipe takes some getting used to although scrolling without the ball works great.The low profile takes some getting use to so will have to see how that goes but at the moment it makes your fingers ache especially my little finger.
    Have been using the mouse for just a day and a half and already the battery status is down from 100% to 88% this is a bit worrying as the batteries are supposed to last a good few months.( I haven't switched the mouse off over night as was told that once your imac was in sleep mode or turned off that the mouse would go into sleep mode and would wake on clicking the mouse)
    All in all there is little Magic in this mouse one of the main reasons for purchasing it in the first place was that the scroll wheel on my Mighty Mouse needed constantly cleaning otherwise it wouldn't work so the prospect of a virtual scroll wheel was very attractive.
    So if your thinking of purchasing one of these Magic Mice i would think twice !!!!

    19 of 30 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Promises much delivers not much

    • Written by from Yeovil

    The most disappointing Apple merchandise ever? Has never tracked properly dips in and out which is intensely frustrating. No benefit to being wireless at all got it with my iMac but still feel the pain. Don't buy. Use my old wired mouse now.

    12 of 17 people found this useful