apple
Typing on the iPhone Sounds Amazing With the Original Mac Keyboard Attached

One of the new features that will arrive with iOS 13 next month is support for a mouse. It should help push the iPad closer to being a true laptop replacement for many users, but YouTuber Napabar found an even better use for the feature: upgrading his iPhone X with both an original Macintosh computer and mouse. Read More >>

microsoft
Microsoft’s Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact

Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to track movements instead of an easily dirtied rolling ball. Countless iterations were released over the past few decades, but Microsoft has finally revived the original design with its new Pro IntelliMouse—which even still comes with a USB cable. Read More >>

technology
20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever

Twenty years ago, in April 1999, Microsoft introduced an update to its IntelliMouse line of input devices. On top it didn’t look much different than its predecessors – it still had a few buttons and a scroll wheel – but underneath it introduced a technology to the masses that brought an end to the prehistoric days of cleaning dirt and grime out of computer mice. Read More >>

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There’s a Fully Working Computer, Including a Retractable Keyboard, Hidden Inside This Mouse

Some hardware hacks only exist as a way to prove they’re actually possible. Such is the case with this ‘Computer Mouse’ that was designed, 3D-printed, and assembled by YouTube’s Electronic Grenade. It’s a fully working portable computer that’s smaller than even the thinnest laptops, but at the same time infinitely less convenient to use. Read More >>

technology
28 Secret Mouse and Trackpad Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know About

Operating a mouse or trackpad is super easy, but behind their simple exteriors these intuitive input devices hide a whole host of shortcuts and extra features that aren’t immediately obvious—and if you don’t already know about them, you’re missing out. Here are our favourites. Read More >>

accessories
Logitech Has a Silent Mouse for You 4 AM Rage Clickers

Logitech, maker of things that plug into other more expensive things, has announced the M220 Silent and M330 Silent Plus; two forms of mouse for your computer that it says are nice and quiet. Read More >>

reviews
Finally, a Mouse and Keyboard You Can Comfortably Use on the Sofa

While a lot of televisions rattle off specs to make them appealing for PC gaming, and a lot of PC manufacturers shrink down their systems so they’ll fit in your media centre, there’s still been one major issue with the concept of PC gaming from your sofa. The controls are shit. Read More >>

security
Your Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Can Be Hacked to Gain Control of Your PC

The wireless link between your mouse and dongle might not be as useful as you think. A new hack shows that the links are often unencrypted and can be used to gain control of your computer. Read More >>

reviews
Logitech MX Master Lighting Review: The Best Mouse Got Better

Roughly three million years ago, when I’d just started at Gizmodo, Logitech’s Performance Mouse MX won our Best Wireless Mouse Battlemodo. It was a triumph of ergonomics and it was a joy to use. Well, almost four years later, it’s received an update: the MX Master. Read More >>

health
Bored Scientists Put Humanised Brains in Mice

Now that we've cured cancer and ebola and Aids and colds and flu, scientists can start having fun down the lab again, with some researchers wasting their time "humanising" the brains of mice so they can learn quicker. Read More >>

science
Scientists Just Grew a Whole Organ Inside an Animal for the First Time

We've been able to grow organs in labs for some time now. But what if you could grow them directly inside a living body just by injecting a few cells? It looks like now we can, at least in a limited way. Read More >>

patents
Apple Patented a Mouse that Would Vibrate at Your Touch

Imagine if your mouse was more like a games controller, providing feedback as you navigated your desktop. Well, Apple's certainly had that idea—and described it in this recently approved patent for a mouse that reacts to your use. Read More >>

science
Scientists Turned This Entire Mouse Transparent Using Detergent

Last year, scientists did the wacky and cool thing of making a mouse brain transparent. Now they've gone and done it to an entire mouse by pumping detergent through its veins. The transparent mouse looks like gross rodent jello (yes, there is a photo), but it's also an incredible new way to study what intact organs look like on the inside. Read More >>

gaming
This Wireless Keyboard Contraption Brings Your Desktop to Your Lap

Anyone who tries to play PC games on their TV inevitably runs into the same problem: What do you do with that damn keyboard and mouse? Roccat has a clever if not super-elegant solution. Just put an entire desk-top on your lap. Read More >>