While the future of the human-computer interaction is looking more promising by the day, for every Leap Motion or Oculus Rift in the wild, there's still millions of people who rely on a mouse to do their job.
The Vertical Mouse is far from a new product, with this being its fourth generation device in over a decade on the market, Gizmag wrote.
If you've ever moved from an unergonomic desk to an adjustable or standing desk that's configured perfectly for your height, with your forearms parallel to the ground when using the mouse and keyboard, you might be familiar with the immediate feeling of relief in your mousing shoulder--almost like your body sighing.
The Vertical Mouse gave us the same immediate relief in our wrists and forearms.
The vertical orientation seems to promote moving the mouse with movements of the elbow rather than the wrist, which feels a little odd at first but is easily adjusted to and obviously helps prevent wrist fatigue.
Mac users might miss the two-finger scrolling of their
The ability to tweak the pointer speed from the mouse itself came in handy more often than we can imagine--designers and gamers will likely appreciate this. And yes, it's surprisingly capable for gamers, with five buttons to assign, and obviously far less wrist fatigue during those marathon sessions.
There's a variety of models available--the left-handed and those of you with smaller hands have models specifically for you, there's wireless models with either a USB receiver or Mac-compatible Bluetooth, and the plain old wired.
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