There are a number of companies which have launched bluetooth mouse, claiming their product to be the best amongst the lot. Before you select the one that would best suit your laptop, go through the product reviews, given in this article.
What is a Bluetooth mouse? In simple words, it is a wireless mouse that operates on the Bluetooth technology. The mouse and the laptop communicate with each other by transmitting RF signals (wireless signals). The speed of data transfer is about 3 Mbps. When using this device, one needs no wiring to connect it to the port and the user can operate it from a distance. All you need to have for this mouse is a Bluetooth adapter.
With a new laptop in hand, if you are wondering on which Bluetooth computer mouse to buy, because you are not comfortable using the touch pad, then go through the below options available in the market.
Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000
This is one of the best options available in the market. No USB receiver is required. With an ambidextrous design, inclusive of a thumb button, it directly connects to a PC. Requirements for its setup include Windows 7 in a desktop computer or MAC OS X v.10.2.6 – 10.4.X. For power supply, 2 AAA batteries are provided and there is an ON/OFF switch at the bottom (for saving power). If your laptop is Bluetooth enabled, it functions flawlessly without the need to install the custom driver software.
V470 Cordless Laser Mouse for Bluetooth
V470 Cordless Laser Mouse is a Logitech product. It comes with a blend of Bluetooth and laser technology. Its laser movement detection is quite advanced. All it requires is Macintosh OS (OS 10.4 .x, 10.5.x, and 10.6.x), and a standard mouse port. With its (side to side) scrolling wheel and advanced battery indicator, this product operates faster when scanning documents and web pages. Lightweight and with a durable design, a secure connection is ensured even if it is operated from a distance of 30 feet from your system.
Kensington Slim BladeTM Trackball Mouse
Kensington Slim blade is also a laser operating Bluetooth mouse, which costs around USD 70. It connects to any USB port and comes with a 5 year warranty. With its advanced scrolling facility, it guarantees an easy and intuitive 360º scrolling. Another interesting feature is that if it is not being used for a long time, it goes into sleep mode.
One of the best Bluetooth and wireless mouse made by Apple, this device precisely tracks hand movements of the user very quickly. It is best known for its excellent scrolling features (up, down, right, and left). With the Bluetooth facility enabled, it has some add on features like tracking speed, scrolling speed, double click speed, and the two finger right and left navigate feature. With absolutely no requirement of a USB port, it is undoubtedly the best product from Apple in years. Powered by 2 AA batteries, it can go up to 4 months until a recharge of the batteries is needed.
However, before you go for any of the above options, it is better that you first decide on what kind of a mouse you want and which one serves your purpose better. All these above mentioned devices are operational for Windows Vista and Windows XP (with Service Pack 2) as well. But, when it comes to the kind of users, Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 and Magic Mouse are best suited for business users. Similarly, Logitech’s V470 Cordless Laser Mouse is quite good for normal users of laptops and desktop computers. Hence, prioritize your requirements before you go about buying one.