Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Explorer Mouse
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Microsoft Explorer Mouse With BlueTrack Technology: Gotta Have One
Personal Electronics buzz
11 August 2009
Excerpt: I've got my Black Friday list in hand and the Microsoft Explorer Mouse at Best Buy is in first place. I saw the Explorer Mouse with BlueTrack technology several weeks ago and it blew me away. Unlike like my optical mouse, the Explorer Mouse has BlueTrack technology that will operate on almost any surface. No need to pack up my optical mouse pad when I am on the move.
Microsoft Explorer Mouse with BlueTrack Technology Review
1 December 2008
Conclusion: Paper items including newspaper, glossy white photo paper, and both plain brown and glossy corrugated cardboard all produced trouble-free, precise responses. A glossy hardcover book jacket that stymied two other optical mice in our collection was also a success. Fabrics we tested included a cotton T-shirt, a rough towel, a Kleenex tissue, denim, and carpeting, with the Explorer handling each with no loss of accuracy.
Excerpt: Around May last year I had heard a lot about Bluetooth. Bluetooth, the answer to your low-range, secure, wireless needs. Around the same time my previous wired IntelliMouse Explorer had start giving me problems because of all the time that I hauled it around in my backpack (the USB wire going into the mouse had gone bad and the mouse kept connecting/disconnecting). So I decided to give the Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer for Bluetooth a try.
Summary: This mouse combines precise tracking technology with a decent design. For the average user the mouse certainly isn’t revolutionary, but it’s a reasonable cost for a decent improvement in precision.
Pros: BlueTrack technology is more precise, nice design, easy button configuration, Mac OS X support
Cons: Not ambidextrous, no DPI stepping, large grip
Conclusion: As a mouse the Microsoft Explorer is your average mouse. It's comfortable, easy to use, but nothing out of the ordinary. The problem is, that while it works, and works well, the market for a mouse that works anywhere is so niche that you'll probably be able to count the times on one hand that you've complained about your mouse's trackability when away from a desk.
Pros: Really does work anywhere
Cons: Aside from the BlueTrack tech it is nothing special
Test Microsoft Explorer Mouse oraz Explorer Mini Mouse
9 March 2010
Excerpt: PamiÄ™tacie poczÄ…tki komputerowych gryzoni? Pewnie znajdÄ… siÄ™ czytelnicy, którzy jak ja zaczynali z myszkami „mechanicznymi”. UrzÄ…dzenia te kontaktowaÅ‚y siÄ™ z podÅ‚oÅ¼em za pomocÄ… specjalnej kulki, która pracowaÅ‚a na waÅ‚kach obracajÄ…cych siÄ™ w pÅ‚aszczyÅºnie X i Y. Dalej mieliÅ›my przyjemnoÅ›Ä‡ korzystaÄ‡ z...
Pros: bogate wyposaÅ¼enie, technologia BlueTrack, Å‚atwe Å‚adowanie, wygodna dla osób o duÅ¼ych dÅ‚oniach (Explorer Mouse), przydatne oprogramowanie
Cons: tylko dla osób praworÄ™cznych, zbyt duÅ¼y nadajnik USB, Å›rednie wyniki w testach syntetycznych