• 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't ever buy this product if you use Adobe software

    • Written by from Caldwell

    This mouse will drive you absolutely bonkers if you use InDesign or some other Adobe products. It's like trying to navigate a document while in a plane that is experiencing ongoing turbulence. After 4 years neither Adobe or Apple has corrected the issue.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    I expected better

    • Written by from Revere

    I like the features of this mouse - the touch controls are clever. But the highest speed setting is still not enough for a 27" iMac. Also, the tracking is not fluid. Perhaps it would be better on a perfect surface, but I don't have a perfect surface. Also, the optical sensor that reads the movement is located very near the front of the mouse. I just couldn't really adapt to this after using so many mice with the sensor near the center - it really effects how you must move your hand around.

    After about 10 days of use, I retrieved the cheapo Dell mouse from the PC that the iMac replaced. It works beautifully!

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Counter-Productive with a Superior Product

    • Written by from Glendale

    As a Designer I use Adobe software throughout my work day. I find that the quality of the magic mouse is far superior than any other. My complaint lies with the trackpad multi-touch capability. Within Adobe software, as you graze your finger across the mouse it flings your workspace across the screen. I find that I am constantly having to reposition my work. I rely far too heavily on cmd+0 to re-center my work. Not to mention, as I attempt to duplicate objects or text boxes the screen zooms at random (by holding alt to select and drag – my finger changes position on the mouse). I refuse to purchase another Mighty Mouse as I have already gone through three of them, due to the trackball no longer working. This magic mouse has the capability to be the best, however, it causes frustrations at a level not previously experienced. What I mentioned above are only a couple issues related to using the mouse in a production environment.

    14 of 16 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great design but with technical problem

    • Written by from Chicago

    Everything is fine for the first two months. But after that, it will frequently lose the connection.

    17 of 21 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty bad

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    This mouse is terrible for gaming you cannot press both buttons at the same time which is essential for some games also the left button is kind of hard to find other than that it is nice not to have to switch between screens with the track pad

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    works ok but battery life is ridiculous

    • Written by from Vancouver

    works fine overall, but the battery life is ludicrous

    some brand new batteries only last a couple weeks, the best rechargeables fully charged can last almost a month under normal use. You waste a lot of time and money changing batteries

    Apple should design a mouse that is more energy efficient--this kind of battery life is ludicrous

    5 of 8 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    TERRIBLE

    • Written by from VINELAND

    When this mouse works it's great but the connection is so sporadic it renders it useless, the bluetooth functionality of both mouse and keyboard leave a lot to be desired, I went back to my old wireless pc mouse and the connection is fine.

    9 of 21 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    The real identity of the "mouse"

    • Written by from Sebastopol

    While the Apple "Magic" Mouse has some good features going for it, such as lopping off the tail and discarding the connection to the keyboard, there's really no "magic" apparent in its performance. It's proclivities to initiate operations without operator intention are annoying and frustrating. The slightest shift in hand position will alter your desktop view, or zoom in on your work, or scroll down on a document, or pop your pizza out of the oven 5 minutes too soon, for all I can tell.

    Apple should rename this magical battery holder the "squirrel," because you just never know which way it's going to go.

    10 of 12 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    magic mouse

    • Written by from Omaha

    I'll add my two cents to the pile. I was just about to buy a new mouse since this one loses connection so much, and I fly through batteries so much. I guess everyone else has the same problem. I noticed that when the green light goes out, I lose connection. Sometimes it takes more than a few seconds to relight. Thanks goodness I can plug in my old mouse and get some work done.
    'Hope the engineers are listening.

    7 of 11 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    mighty mouse

    • Written by from Framingham

    love it but unfortunately works sporadically with my macbook pro. Constantly losing connection, re-connect, lose connection re-connect. It's not the mouse to use for a macbook pro and I wish Apple mentioned this with the product information. Ridiculously frustrating so heading back to the tethered mouse.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic Mouse Connection Issues

    • Written by from Portland

    love this mouse, the feel & functionality, no wires but constantly loses connection. Battery life is so short and once the battery gets to 50% FORGET IT.... just change them or you will end up taking a hammer to the poor mouse. The connection issues drive me mad and its not worth the money. I would rather have my old mouse back with the wireless usb plug. I also have the magic mouse pad i hope it doesnt have the same issues...i havent even taken it out of the box yet. If anyone knows how to stop this connection issue please inform me because i love the mouse otherwise. Im using it on a marble table.

    23 of 26 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Bad Battery live.

    • Written by from Sanford

    The Mouse's functionality it's really good, but the batteries discharge really fast making it really expensive to use.

    17 of 38 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Hate the edges

    • Written by from DENVER

    This mouse is not round and does not fit in your hand nicely

    9 of 166 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic Mouse hurts my hand

    • Written by from Calgary

    I love the idea of Magic Mouse, but I can't deal with the pain. I'm going back to the original.

    15 of 28 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Not worth it.

    • Written by from Windsor

    The touchpad is great, and having a wireless mouse on your desktop seems like a good enough idea - until your batteries start dying on you in the middle of doing something at least once a month.

    After a few years, mine started losing its connection all the time - even with full battery. I think what happens is the batteries jostle around inside and then it loses power for just a second. Then it loses connection and stops working, and I have to wait a few minutes for the computer to find it again. My mouse loses connection like 10 times a day now. It's all but useless. I'm going to have to go buy a wired mouse, because this is just stupid.

    8 of 11 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Appalling

    • Written by from Arlington

    Bought this mouse new from Apple a little over a year ago. Since the moment I purchased it, I thought something was wrong because it was so sensitive, but no that's just how it was designed (evidenced by others on display). My apartment complex also uses these, so I went with it.

    GOODS: mouse gestures (swiping across the mouse to go forward/back in browser); it's glossy finish is beautiful and smooth texture feels nice; it's design seems like its good for both right and left handers

    BADS: super sensitive at times, other times clicks don't register (like a keyboard where the button doesn't come back up) and that is frustrating; is not very ergonomic (eventual hand pain) and is kind of small

    It's a good attempt, but a bad product. I can't believe I spent $70 on this and another ~$40 on the Mobee charger (which worked great, but is now useless). Now a year later and it's stopped working after an accidental drop onto the floor (I was sitting in Starbucks and it fell ~2-3 feet and no longer turned on). So not only is it click-mechanism sensitive, it is also sensitive to one accidental drop. -- I'll see how the Logitech holds up

    7 of 11 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible

    • Written by from Salt Lake City

    I love Apple products, usually. The Magic Mouse is awful. It eats batteries like crazy. Batteries aren't cheap and it's ridiculous how many are used.

    Apple needs to come up with a solution and let's make it in America, not China.

    12 of 18 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    edges of mouse too SHARP... it hurts and make my fingers NUMB!!!!!!!

    • Written by from NORTHWOOD

    Love the functions of the Magic Mouse, however the edges of the mouse feels like the sharp edge of broken glass or the cutting edge of a sharp knife. going back too my cheap knock-off brand!!!! waste of money, unless you like dis-comfort.

    2 of 7 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great idea, poor execution

    • Written by from TACOMA

    Thank god I got this thing for free--I'll be dipped in dung before I ever pay $69 for it. What can I say? I'm a huge Mac lover, in my eyes they can usually do no wrong, but they missed the mark with this guy. Beautiful to look at, but its technology is flawed. I got this one second-hand after my Mighty finally died. First off, whose idea was it to put the mouse on skis? The little black plastic strips on the bottom are moronic. Using it on a mousepad doesn't work; it gets stuck on the fibers, and I tried it on a brand new one. The mouse makes an irritating scraping, sliding noise when used directly on my desk, which is IKEA white veneer and completely flat and smooth. I've tried it on every type of surface imaginable and it's the same old story: the tracking is whack. I try adjusting its settings but it's stubborn as a mule. The pointer floats around and basically just does whatever it wants, which is usually nothing. I find myself having to pick the mouse up and put it back down to get it to where I want. That's fun. The indistinguishable buttons are lovely--to look at. But I always find myself clicking more towards the middle of the two, which gives me both a menu and selection. Annoying! The swype scrolling is also a nice idea but I find it exhausting to use because it scrolls too fast and jumpy. And on websites such as Google Maps, where scrolling controls the zoom-in/out feature, it's a nightmare. The slightest touch and suddenly you're looking at the map from outer space, WTH...Apple, I love you guys but just stop. You can do better!

    49 of 55 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    its alrighr

    • Written by from Calgary

    It was working great for me for a while.. but then it started to drain batteies like crazy and i had to replace them about once a month.. Now it just doesent work at all and is in the garbage. overpriced. save your money and get a fancy logitech mouse instead

    24 of 25 people found this useful