• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Mixed results

    • Written by from Louisville

    I will not re-hash all the problems that others have with the never ending charge light blinking. My experience has for most part been positive until recently. The connector (uUSB) has started to fail and now requires a bit of manipulation to get power into the device. I'm just outside of the 1 year warranty so the manufacturer will not even discuss it.

    I enjoyed the convenience of not having to change batteries often but the product should last longer than 1 year, and if the company will not stand behind it then they don't have faith in what they are producing either.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely does not work. Stay away this unit

    • Written by from Sausalito

    I gave it one star just because somehow you can't put 0.

    The saying goes like this:
    "there are liars, darn liars, god darn liars, and then there are battery engineers"
    The first battery pack lasted about 2 weeks. Mobee was kind enough to send a new battery pack. Once the pack was charged, the mouse only moved vertically. it won't move horizontally because I'm guessing this made in china product has not figured out that the pack does not sit right on the mouse thus movement is limited. Even when it moves, the mouse disconnect and reconnect at will. No its not my mouse issue. Once I put regular batteries it works like a charm.

    An absolute waste of money; Get a wired mouse or, if you still trust battery engineers, get a charger.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great....at first.....then....not so much

    • Written by from Brentwood

    I usually wait on reviews as a product may work great for the first little while - but what I am most interested in - is the long term viability for a product....and this one fails miserably..

    ok...so nothing lasts forever....everyone gets that....but i would expect this product to last at LEAST 2 years.....I've had mine for just a smidge over a year and now.....DEAD. Won't hold a decent charge - constantly losing connection and flashing the battery symbol in the bluetooth icon.

    i have a 5 year old blackberry that holds a better charge than this.

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great device, but a pricey one for what it is

    • Written by from West New York

    I was in my local Apple Store last week, and saw this on the shelf so I decided to get it. Setting it up was easy enough, and it was charged up in about four hours. As previously mentioned, the one major glitch is that you never get a 100 percent reading, even when it's fully charged up; the best I've seen is 90 percent. I must have a later model, as mine came with a micro USB cable, instead of the mini USB one others had mentioned. I haven't had it long, but I think I'm going to keep it.

    I would recommend this to a friend with the caveat that it really does cost much more than it's worth, IMHO.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    It frequently disconnects

    • Written by from San diego

    The product would be perfect if it worked well. It keeps disconecting all the time.
    And I'm having trouble to charge it. I never have 100% charged.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    buy a set of rechargeable batteries instead

    • Written by from Toronto

    initially it worked well but now constantly disconnects and won't re-connect unless turned on/off a few times.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty Useful Gadget

    • Written by from Yorktown

    I bought a Magic Mouse years ago when they first came out, but ended up rarely using it because I hate buying batteries. I recently purchased the Mobee charger and now I use my Magic Mouse daily! So far I've only charged the mouse ONCE and a month later it's still at almost 100% charge! Also, my son was playing with my Magic Mouse one day a couple years ago and bent the back panel so it didn't fit on properly. The "battery pack" for the Mobee replaced that ugly bent back panel :) The Mobee charger does exactly what it says it does- charges my mouse, keeps the charge, and the charging pad is very sleek and attractive and looks great and inconspicuous on my desk!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    DOA

    • Written by from San Francisco

    With the Mobee, I was hoping to find a simple solution to keep from replacing my mouse batteries every month. The product worked for about a minute out of the box, so I thought it just needed a full charge. After charging the batteries for 2 days (and getting a green light on the charger) I was unable to get the mouse to turn on for more than 5 minutes. On the second charge attempt, the mouse would not turn on at all, even after several attempts in inserting it into the mouse. Looks like I'm still on the hunt for a "green" solution.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Good idea, poor build quality

    • Written by from 台北市

    disconnect every now and then, and getting worth, don't buy

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it!!

    • Written by from LAWRENCEVILLE

    I bought this because I really despise changing batteries. The first one I got would not charge due to a small error on the design of the fit. Unfortunately, as we all know, with any computer products, it only takes a small error, especially with new products. I brought it back and exchanged it with the thought mistakes happen. My replacement fit perfectly, and I am SO happy I exchanged it instead of simply giving up. I absolutely love it. I use my Magic Mouse all day, every day and the Magic Charger just keeps it trucking along without having yo change batteries. I don't have to worry about battery disposal, nor do I have to swap out rechargeable batteries. It's well worth the cost in the lack of hassled actor overall. Just place it on the charging platform and it charges. Sweet!

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't fit, great idea

    • Written by from Memphis

    I was really excited about this thing. Sadly, it doesn't fit properly into the battery compartment and the plastic feels super cheap and flimsy.

    2 of 4 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent accessory!

    • Written by from Leesburg

    I burned through batteries with my Magic Mouse very quickly. I didn't like that idea and was contemplating the purchase of rechargable batteries when I came across the Mobee Magic Charger. The concept of not having to remove batteries for charging was very attractive so I bought the unit.

    I have not been disappointed, it works a treat. There are reviews here and elsewhere that discuss the details about battery level and keeping the batteries charged, I won't go into that detail. I'll just say this is an excellent solution that works. I put the mouse on the charge pad whenever I'm away for a while so the mouse is always ready to go.

    It is worth noting, as have others, that no charger is actually provided which is why I give it only 4 stars. The manufacturer expects the computer to charge it via USB. But if the computer is off that doesn't work, so buy a charger of at least 2 amps or use an iPad/iPhone charger. Also, beware of reviewers who cannot figure out which way the charging pad is placed. One review I read the guy had the charging pad upside down, despite the rubber feet and shiny white plate that the mouse sits on. When it didn't work he had to call Mobee. Do I trust the rest of his review? i think not! Sad.

    Just a quick note to emphasize the charger's power requirement. I first plugged into a USB powered hub, but that didn't provide sufficient amperage to charge it in a reasonable time. A dedicated charger is best, the iPad 10amp charger works very well with it.

    Enjoy this product and free yourself from the battery monster!

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Charges best with battery out of mouse...

    • Written by from Sunnyvale

    ...yet never seems to reach a full charge. I've never seen higher than 85% even when it was new and I let it charge overnight.

    Had the mouse for about 2 months or so, and the highest I'm able to charge now is 82% with zero use, out of the mouse, roughly 14 hours charging. Battery runs down quickly with use. I'll be at half charge by the end of today. Disappointing.

    2 star rating: 1 for the fact that it basically works and 1 for the design idea.

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great for saving money on Batteries!

    • Written by from Bennington

    I have had my Mobee Charger for about 4 months. I work on my computer all day and was frequently replacing the batteries in my Magic Mouse before I got this. Now I just set it on the charger everyday when I go to lunch and it is charged up when I get back. So far I have not had it run out of batteries at all. It's a great asset if you use your computer a lot!

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Once Installed Right, Works Great

    • Written by from Riverton

    The Mobee Magic battery pack does NOT install easily into the Apple Magic Mouse. The tiny metal part that sticks out (the part that touches the Magic Mouse and completes the battery circuit) breaks extremely easily. However, once the battery pack is installed correctly it works amazingly! It charges easily, quickly, and you never have to take it back out once you finally get it in. I would definitely buy this again (and did), but be very careful when you install it. It would be great to see Mobee improve on their design and either get rid of, or improve, that tiny metal part.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great at first, but fails over time

    • Written by from Cottage Grove

    I bought this charger at the Apple Store in May 2012. Since then, the occasional disconnects were because of low battery charge, and putting the mouse back on the charger always resolved those disconnect issues. In late December 2013, the disconnects became constant and the computer was almost unusable. No amount of recharging would help as the battery level % was pretty high. There had always been a lot of scratching on the bottom of this battery pack, but as I looked a bit closer, the battery pack was sagging so much I am not sure the mouse was making proper connections anymore. Too bad, it seemed like a great idea, but with less than 2 years of personal use, the battery pack is shot.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    It would be nice if it worked

    • Written by from Union Dale

    I really wanted this product to work. It's a great idea but it just isn't engineered right. The battery pack does not fit properly and this causes the mouse to lose the connection a few seconds after you touch the mouse.

    Apple does not provide tech support for the product and apparently the manufacturer does not either.

    I'm amazed that Apple even sells this in their store. Fortunately they will accept the returns but I wish I had not wasted my time.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    DOA right out of the box.

    • Written by from Northampton

    Spent $49 (huh?) at an official Apple dealer, thing won't charge. It's been 36+ hours, base station keeps blinking red.

    Buy a good set of rechargeable batteries and charger. Forget this nonsense.

    7 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Almost explode my Magic Mouse

    • Written by from Campinas

    Yes with only 2 months of use the battery fried inside my mouse and almost explode...

    I bought it from Palo Alto Apple Store on September during a trip to USA, after two months of use in Brazil it almost explode my mouse.

    Sad :-(

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Never ever worked.

    • Written by from Glendale

    This thing was extremely difficult to install into the Magic Mouse. It was impossible to get it into correct position, and impossible to remove. Since it NEVER EVER charged, I had to THROW THE WHOLE MOUSE AWAY. FAIL.

    7 of 10 people found this useful