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Review of Apple Magic Mouse
3.80 stars Good Form 1194 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 20, 2013 Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$59.99-$69.99

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to setup and comfortable to use
  • Easy to synchronize with the computer
  • Multi-touch surface is good
  • Good looking, elegant and clean design
  • Bluetooth is very reliable
  • No mechanical buttons to keep clean
  • Lightweight

    Cons

  • Not an ergonomic design, too narrow
  • Poor battery life
  • Very slow tracking and poor click function
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Apple Magic Mouse. The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.80 stars, and the price range is $59.99-$69.99.

Apple Magic Mouse -- with its low-profile design and seamless top shell -- is so sleek and dramatically different; it brings a whole new feel to the way you get around on your Mac. You can’t help but marvel at its smooth, button-less appearance. The Multi-Touch area covers the top surface of Magic Mouse, and the mouse itself is the button. Scroll in any direction with one finger, swipe through web pages and photos with two, and click and double-click anywhere. Inside Magic Mouse is a chip that tells it exactly what you want to do. 

Magic Mouse uses powerful laser tracking that’s far more sensitive and responsive on more surfaces than traditional optical tracking. Magic Mouse connects to your Mac via Bluetooth wireless technology, so there’s no wire or separate adapter to worry about. Pair Magic Mouse with your Mac and enjoy a reliable and secure connection up to 33 feet away. When you combine Magic Mouse with the Apple Wireless Keyboard, you create a work space free of annoying cables.

Many reviewers are not convinced with the "Magic" of this Magic Mouse from Apple. They complain about poor ergonomics and narrow design of the mouse. The battery life is not that good and the mouse needs to be turned off every time to save on the battery. 

Overall, Apple Magic Mouse is an average product from Apple. It is undeniably attractive and sleek looking but its profile and lack of buttons is not for everybody.

User Voice
Apple Magic Mouse
Easy to setup Looks nice Easy and comfortable to use No Dashboard or Expose Easy to synchronize with the computer
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
5.00 stars
7 Reviews See Details
Too narrow Not comfortable for a large hand Your hand just can't rest on the mouse Sleek design Effortless glide
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
2.50 stars
14 Reviews See Details
Users love the multi-touch surface Scrolling is super easy Buttons are well defined despite single surface Really good looking, elegant, clean design Nice weight Bluetooth is very reliable
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
3.00 stars
15 Reviews See Details
Scrolling doesn't get stuck No mechanical buttons to keep clean Poor ergonomics
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
3.00 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Uncomfortable for some people Very slow tracking even when adjusted to the fastest setting Very elegant and slick looking
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
3.00 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Battery life is awful Need to spend money on rechargeable batteries Have to turn off mouse every night for decent battery life
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
2.50 stars
18 Reviews See Details
Frequently doesn't respond to clicks at all or mistakes a right click for a left click Accidentally right clicked instead of left clicked Strange right clicking and lack of a decent scroll wheel is disappointing
Review Group #: 7 Rating :
3.50 stars
25 Reviews See Details
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Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse

Amazon

Rating : 3.80 stars Form 1194 Reviews
Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse

Cnet

Rating : 3.80 stars Form 1194 Reviews
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Rating : 3.80Good
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