Category Archives for Trackball Mice

Vertical Mouse vs Trackball: Which One is Better?

The vertical mouse and the trackball are two of the most popular alternatives to the standard computer mice. Each offers a unique set of features and benefits, but each also has its shortcomings. So, let’s examine the results of a showdown between the vertical mouse and the trackball. Vertical Mouse Though it’s been around for […]

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Are Vertical Mice Better?

Together with the trackball, the vertical mouse is the main alternative to the conventional computer mouse. Both of them are not nearly as popular despite their superior ergonomic properties. In particular, certain unquestionable health benefits of vertical mice have spurred endless online debates about whether the vertical mouse is better. Keep reading to find out. […]

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What is a Trackball Used For?

Trackballs have been around for decades and have a habit of falling in and out of favor with computer and console users. They have many applications and are arguably superior to vertical and conventional mice for some tasks. Nowadays, trackballs are not particularly popular, despite their versatility and positive sides. Let’s dig in and investigate […]

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How Does a Trackball Mouse Work?

The first trackball-operated mouse came out in 1989. It quickly went out of fashion and was ultimately replaced by the mouse that we are still using to today: the left click, the right click, and the clickable scroll wheel (In addition to other commands on more advanced models). Recently, the trackball mouse has seen something […]

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Trackball mice are a decades-old technology that has finally started gaining traction on the market. Although many people claim that they aren’t fans of trackballs, most of them haven’t really tried one to begin with.

It does require some adaptation, but the ELECOM M-DT2DRBK makes this transition very smooth with some features that resemble the optical mice that we’ve gotten used to in the past few years.

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Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse Review

If you sit in front of a computer for long periods of time every day, you should make sure that your gear is comfortable enough. For some people, gripping the usual computer mice too hard and for too long may be one of the possible causes for serious health problems. The fact that most mice aren’t suitable for left-handed persons doesn’t help, either.

This is why trackball computer mice still see success today, although some of them have existed for well over 20 years. One such mouse is the Trackman Marble, an affordable optical trackball device created by Logitech.

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3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro 3D Mouse Review

Whoever said “a bad workman blames his tools” had clearly never tried to turn a screw with the end of a knife because he didn’t have a screwdriver.

Similarly, doing 3D modeling or computer-assisted design (CAD) work without a good 3D mouse can feel like trying to light a fire with wet wood. The right tools for the job make all the difference, and don’t let aphoristic naysayers tell you otherwise.

So then, let’s see if we can help you find the right tools. In this review, we’ll take a look at 3Dconnexion’s SpaceMouse Pro, a well-made and versatile option.

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Kensington Expert Wireless Trackball Mouse Review

Trackball mice provide a comfortable middle ground between the speed of a mouse and the accuracy of cursor placement that you get from using a stylus. Even better, they work on any surface you can rest them on, as they don’t require you to move the device itself around.

Finding an accurate and ergonomic trackball isn’t as easy as you’d think because they’re not as widely used or produced as optical mice. Fortunately, the Kensington Expert Trackball fits the bill, so let’s have a look at why this reasonably priced peripheral might be just what you’re looking for.

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