• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Big hand - no way to run.

    • Written by from Minsk

    My hand is not so small and thus this mouse (that flat as xxxx) is not for me at all.
    P.S. And drivers.. - turtle speed without extra "Magic Mouse" software initially?! Are you kidding us?

    2 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Batteries don't last

    • Written by from Newburgh

    I've had this mouse and computer for 4 months. Today I again needed to replace the battery. I've gone through 3 sets of batteries in 4 months. I don't use this for work as I'm retired. I give up. Back to corded mouse for me.

    6 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Do not buy the apple mouse

    • Written by from Vancouver

    My parents bought me an apple computer with a wireless mouse.
    The computer is outstanding.
    The mouse is useless. It goes threw batteries like crazy.
    It is also very badly designed it is very uncomfortable for my hand when I use it.

    9 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    WORST Mouse EVER

    • Written by from cary

    First the only positive I see is that its very sleek looking, But looks are pointless if the product is unusable.
    The mouse is the most uncomfortable piece of tech Ive ever used. It is painful on my large hands and it so slow it make playing games or doing any kind of quick work impossible. I got it with my new iMac and I threw it in a box and got a logitech that is much quicker and more precise. I love apple but this mouse is a dud

    10 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Useless - Way Too Slow

    • Written by from New York

    Even at the most sensitive and highest power settings the Magic Mouse is far too slow to be used. I had to revert to my Logitech because the Magic Mouse's tracking speeds were so slow. No matter what adjustment I made, It never was a usable mouse. IF there was just an adjustment that could make the tracking speed reasonable but there isn't

    Mine Now sits in a box, ( nice box, the packaging is good ) I used it for about a week, and could not stand it anymore, Horrible Product.

    10 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Mouse won't behave

    • Written by from Scotts Valley

    This mouse came with my new iMac that I bought 2 weeks ago. I'd tried wireless mice years ago and hated them because everything kept zipping around, so I went back to a wired mouse. Thinking I should get with the 21st Century and maybe technology has improved, I let my beloved wired mouse go with my old computer. Big mistake. I'm a writer/editor and I do lots of highlight-cut-paste. I'd try to highlight something and the mouse jerked to another part of the page. Or a different page. Or went whizzing up and down pages. I'd try to read an article on-line and the page kept jiggling up and down or it would open another page. I called AppleCare twice. First time the tech had me uncheck all the Mouse items in Systems Preferences and set the mouse to Slow. Still misbehaved.

    On the 2nd call the tech said my Magic Mouse seems to be a "scroll mouse" that's going to scroll no matter what I want to do. Since I want to use it like a wired mouse, why not get one? "Does Apple still sell wired mice?" I almost wept with relief. "Yes," he assured me, "In any Apple store."

    So bye-bye wireless mouse.

    10 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible

    • Written by from charlotte

    This is just the worst wireless mouse ever. It disconnects just constantly and takes a while to reconnect. I do not recommend this mouse to anyone. Buy a different one

    6 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst Product Apple Makes

    • Written by from Walnut Cove

    This mouse works nicely...when it works. The bluetooth connection drops constantly, I literally have to reconnect it 5 times or more with less than 10 minutes of use. I tried looking to online forums for help, with suggestions ranging from "adding foil between batteries" to "don't move it too much". This is simply a terrible design flaw. I bought a $12 USB mouse and have had no issues with it at all. I would never recommend this product.

    13 of 19 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely the worst APPLE product

    • Written by from Geneva

    It is a beautiful peace of industrial design but ultimately this is the worst mouse i ever used. I got it with my iMac and using MM is a frustration feast. For gaming it is useless due to the lack of simultaneous left/right mouse button detection but even worst, a single right mouse click detection is beyond awful. I was hoping that at least it will serve as goon MacBook mouse (i love the bluetooth idea and no usb dongle implementation). But even there this mouse fails miserably due to the same right click detection issues. Since i wanted BT mouse i eventually just threw away MM and settled with Razer Orochi. It's also far from perfect but there is not many BT mouse alternatives. This could have been a beautiful product if only APPLE worked as much on the functionality of MM as it worked on it's gorgeous looks.
    Do not buy.

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poor compared to Apple's trackpads and even most other mouses

    • Written by from Wheat Ridge

    The Magic Mouse is anything but. The trackpads on the MacBooks and sold separately are far superior to the Magic Mouse. Apple, please put the optical sensor in the middle of the mouse, not at the front. Every other mouse since the dawn of time has done so. Placing it at the front effectively makes it a pointer, not a mouse, where only the movement at the front of the device is registered. The makes it a radical departure from most every other mouse I've ever used. Having the entire top of the mouse "pinch" down pinches your finger's flesh making it very uncomfortable. Using the gestures on the mouse is hit and miss; much like using gestures on a Wintel laptop trackpad, very inconsistent. The mouse is too thin to be held correctly, and has sharp edges; a serious design flaw where form has defeated function. Yep, it's real pretty. Unfortunately it is an ergonomic disaster. I did not find the motion across a mouse pad to be smooth. In fact I like almost nothing about this mouse. My retina MacBookPro is awesome in almost every way. And still no right-click? This mouse is awful. Apple, when will you create a good mouse again?

    9 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    HORRIBLE

    • Written by from York

    To sensitive for the zooming feature. Cannot adjust or disconnect the zoom. (Yes I have tried everything). Happens on maps and other graphical screens. Going out and buying a new mouse.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Bad Mouse

    • Written by from Kettering

    Dear oh dear, have been using PC's for a long time with many different off the shelf mice (plural) and price ranged from £12 to £50, the top end were not much better in performance than the cheaper ones in my view except for look and feel. I moved to an iMac at home, a macbook pro and bought the magic mouse for £59. OMG, from day one it was awkward, massive battery hunger and I ended up smashing the thing to bits in my office in front of somebody after yet another mouse lockout. This was after about 5 months of agonising use. Plugged in a £10 logitech mouse from Asda and 10 months later no problems and just one battery change.

    Rubbish product and these reviews that give it 5 stars and state its excellence are complete horse manure

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    very slow!!!

    • Written by from south riding

    just received my IMAC 27...mouse is visually very appealing but when using on a 27'' screen it is very slow...I changed the tracking speed to the fastest but still it is slow...if I need to go from top of the screen to the apps at the bottom of the screen or from one side to the other side, I have to make two moves , because cursor won't move from one side to the other side in one move...I need to drag it on the mouse pad twice to get the cursor to the edges of the screen....I am very happy with my Microsoft mouse 5000.....FOR PPL WHO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM ON THE BIG SCREEN I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND Microsoft 5000 mouse...with a small move of your wrest you can easily move the cursor from one end of the screen to the other end, gives you a very easy navigation...

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't work for serious graphic designers

    • Written by from Farmington

    Have you tried using this mouse when you're in Illustrator? It's all over the place. I cannot use the Apple Magic Mouse for design and have switched for the trackpad. It took a little getting used to but I use it daily now and have never looked back. When I need to be even more precise I use a Wacom tablet. Apple just can't seem to make a good mouse...

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    you're gorgeous...

    • Written by from Victoria

    ... but it's just not working out. you're way too unpredictable. I'm afraid I'm ditching you for your friend logitech m510. Seriously - I've been trying to use this mouse for work for the past 3 months and I just can't take it any more. Way too sensitive when working in illustrator or InDesign. You're zoomed in trying to move an object precisely and Magic mouse decides to go for a run to the opposite side of the page - really really frustrating. Maybe it's me and not you?????

    16 of 17 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I hate this stupid mouse

    • Written by from Chandler

    Very hard to use. Horizontal scroll, really? NOT USEFUL! So annoying.

    9 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Looks cool but needs some nerve

    • Written by from Weston

    Looks really great and most of time it works.
    But it behaves crazy when I am using maps and power points. Looks like it has a brain, it can scroll or zoom in automatically. I am really crazy some times.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Extremely disappointing

    • Written by from Highland

    In a nutshell, it was unusable. In almost 30 years of buying Apple products, it's the only one I've had to return because of its dismal performance. It's hyper, hyper sensitive and causes the mouse to zip all over the screen at will. It was a tracking nightmare.

    I tried for a few weeks to get accustomed to it, but it behaved erratically from day one and never stopped. By the end, I was ready to pull my hair out.

    I look forward to the day when Apple retires this version and releases a reliable, stable Magic Mouse.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Majic Mouse (hmmph)

    • Written by from PARA HILLS

    I bought the I mac a few months ago and I found the 'magic' mouse rather flimsy and too sensitive and frustrating to use. I would be looking at a page, move the mouse to do something and the page would magnify and to get it back to normal (because tapping the mouse didn't work) I would have to close the page and reopen it, or if I moved the mouse it would slide the page over to another page . It was extremely frustrating. I have had to change 2 batteries in the 'magic' mouse every 3 to 4 weeks, took the mouse back to the shop I purchased it from - they were going to send the mouse away to be repaired until I stood my ground and demanded a replacement as per the law here, the replacement mouse has proven to be as bad as the original in all aspects. I have now gone back to using a Logitech mouse which is easier to use and uses 1 AA battery with an expected lifetime of around 12 months going by past experience.

    6 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Junk

    • Written by from Hope

    The mouse came with my 1 year old iMac 27",i love that computer to death,but when it comes to that so acclaimed magic mouse...What a piece of junk that thing is.I'm glad it came with the computer and i didn't have to spend 69$for it.The major problem is connectivity,it simply quits working even with brand new batteries in it.When you play games,it can be very frustrating having to switch the mouse on and off a few times to regain connection.I simply had enough of that hi tech thing and went on craiglist to find an old usb cable apple mouse that works like a charm.The magic mouse ended up magically flying across the room and colliding violently with the opposite wall and blowing into small tiny pieces...There goes apple engineering.

    10 of 12 people found this useful