Other than your everyday computer mice, a trackball is also a computer pointing device. In fact they’re invented far earlier than mouse, and due to the mouse has better public acceptance, hence the downfall of trackballs.
However, trackballs still has their roles to play in today’s computing environment, for instance medical field and certain design industry. Nevertheless, there’s still a group of enthusiasts supporting trackballs as the most original computer pointing device.
I always wanted to try to use a trackball all this year, and I made the purchase during my last trip to LowYat Plaza. Without futher delay, here’s the review. (expect a complete amateur review)
I’ve been using Logitech’s PC peripherals since I got my Logitech G1 desktop combo when I was 11.
My father was so furious of my purchase because the desktop combo costs RM100+ at that time.
A lot money hor? Keyboard and mouse need RM100.
Instead of any cheapo desktop sets, the G1 desktop combo gave me an unprecedented experience of using a set of proper keyboard and mouse. Hence, I’ve been using Logitech’s keyboard and mouse since then.
This time I think I went a little bit too far – RM289 for just a mouse…
When wireless mouse debuted for commercial users back then, the price was sky high. But, now you could get one for less than RM50.
This mouse costs only RM40 from All IT with promotion – free mini mouse mat (I assume it costs around RM5 – 10). Super best buy, and I instantly got it for my girlfriend who lost her mouse few weeks ago.
Continuation of Project 955. After 1 month of waiting, motherboard is finally back from warranty. Yeah… I fried my new board last time because there was a leak in the power cable used.
Anyway, I ordered this mouse and shipped along with the board.
It’s not like I’ve fed up with my current mouse, Logitech V120, but as I need to give my laptop to my sister, naturally I have to give the mouse too. By the way, I’ll be using a desktop, so it would be meaningless to use a short cabled laptop optimized mouse.