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MacBook Pro - What kind of mouse should I get?


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I am getting my MBP on Tuesday, and I was wondering if I could use my PC mouse on it? I didn't think I would be able to, so anybody have some good reccomendations?

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I was wondering if I could use my PC mouse on it?
If it is USB, then yes you can.

The Mighty Mouse is pretty nice, Logitech and Microsoft also make great mice. I really like the Logitech MX400, it is a laser, not optical, and only costs $40.
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Anybody have any links to the ones that have the cord come out of the bottom, to attach to the back? I don't want to go with wireless, but I would like that style. Anything where the wire could wrap up itself would be what I am looking for.
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http://www.targus.com/us/product_det...sp?sku=PAUM01U

is that what your looking for? i have one and its pretty nice
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Not really interested in a mini-mouse, I will be playing games with it. Same idea though.
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i dont think they make full size retractable mice?
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What size is that one? I have a friend who uses a mouse that is extremely tiny, and wouldn't interest me.. but that sight did lead me to a good one that I think I will be going with.

http://www.amazon.com/Targus-AMW15US...&s=electronics

although the link is for amazon, it is still a Targus mouse. I just have all my info on Amazon.

I think I will go with this one. I had no idea there where rechargeable wireless mice, I thought you had to use AA's. The only problem is that it is black, and the MBP is white!
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what happened to wanting a wired mouse?
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I hate having a wireless device go dead on you, just to have to go fish around for batteries. I was unaware of rechargeable via USB :-)
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i see
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The only problem is that it is black, and the MBP is white!
The MBP is actually silver, its the macbook that is white.
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I have the Logitech MX Revolution, and love it.

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2) A PC with a bunch of stuff in it.
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