Given its touch-based scroll wheel, the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse is undoubtedly an unusual device. As mentioned earlier, the small size will deter most users with larger hands, but again, this is primarily a mobile product so you likely won’t be replacing your desktop clicker with it. Show More Show Less. You may also like. The Best Laptops of

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The Best Laptops of The top of the mouse is solidly designed with a glossy plastic finish.

Earlier this year we looked at three touch sensitive portable mice from the likes of Mad Catz, SpeedLink and Microsoft. Designed for right- or left-handed use. Skip to main content.

Then smoothly glide your finger up or down the touch strip. More computer mice reviews: Curve for comfort, flatten tojch pack. The battery compartment is easy to access and holds the two AA batteries, one on each side.

Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The left and right primary buttons are molded into the palm rest and the touch sensitive strip is positioned between them. The Best PC Games. kicrosoft

Microsoft has since provided us with another touch-based rodent, the Explorer Touch Mouse. See the limited warranty and license agreement. I measured the effective range of the wireless connection to about 10 feet or so before things started acting up. You can scroll horizontally or vertically just by moving your finger across it, and when you do so haptic feedback gives you the sensation that you’re doing things the old-fashioned way.


The Explorer Touch Mouse offers up unique touch-based scrolling with haptic feedback for a respectable microsoft explorer touch mouse, but its ergonomics could be better. Additionally you can press the top, middle and bottom sections of the touch strip for three extra click buttons. Unfortunately either way you expoorer it seems people have mixed feelings about these touch sensitive devices.

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Windows XP bit only. Aside from HTPC usage or giving a presentation, I can’t imagine a scenario where you’d be sitting that far away from your computer. You may also like.

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Fastest Mobile Microsoft explorer touch mouse See details microsoft explorer touch mouse description of any imperfections. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Using the touch strip is not much more complicated than using a scroll wheel. The click buttons on the touch strip also worked just fine, mousw the one thing I found missing on this mouse are side buttons.


Touch interaction with it is limited to a flat matte grey piece of plastic in the middle of the mouse that replaces the traditional scroll wheel.

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Battery status indicator tells you when microsoft explorer touch mouse power is microsoft explorer touch mouse. This also means toudh with larger hands will likely have a hard time getting acclimated to such a small mouse. The touch strip is functionally identical to what we saw on the Arc Touch.

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Perfectly portable — and award winning — Arc Touch Mouse BlueTrack Technology does not work on clear glass or mirrored surfaces. Be the first to write a review.