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Jimmy/ May 31, 2022/ computer mouse

Perpendicular chopper wheels housed inside the mouse’s body chopped beams of light on the way to light sensors, thus detecting in their turn the motion of the ball. This variant of the mouse resembled an inverted trackball and became the …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ May 15, 2022/ computer mouse

Operating systems sometimes apply acceleration, referred to as “ballistics”, to the motion reported by the mouse. For example, versions of Windows prior to Windows XP doubled reported values above a configurable threshold, and then optionally doubled them again above a …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ April 13, 2022/ computer mouse

Weighting 465 g, the device with a total height of about 7 cm came in a c. 12 cm diameter hemispherical injection-molded thermoplastic casing featuring one central push button. Since around the late 1990s, the three-button scrollmouse has become the …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ March 12, 2022/ computer mouse

The driver software in the system converts the signals into motion of the mouse cursor along X and Y axes on the computer screen. Players can use a scroll wheel for changing weapons (or for controlling scope-zoom magnification, in older …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ February 8, 2022/ computer mouse

In addition to moving a cursor, computer mice have one or more buttons to allow operations such as the selection of a menu item on a display. Mice often also feature other elements, such as touch surfaces and scroll wheels, …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ December 22, 2021/ computer mouse

Usually cordless, they often have a switch to deactivate the movement circuitry between use, allowing the user freedom of movement without affecting the cursor position. A patent for an inertial mouse claims that such mice consume less power than optically …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ November 4, 2021/ computer mouse

Perpendicular chopper wheels housed inside the mouse’s body chopped beams of light on the way to light sensors, thus detecting in their turn the motion of the ball. This variant of the mouse resembled an inverted trackball and became the …

Computer Mouse computer mouse

Jimmy/ October 19, 2021/ computer mouse

Bill English, builder of Engelbart’s original mouse, created a ball mouse in 1972 while working for Xerox PARC. The plural for a computer mouse is either “mice” or “mouses” according to most dictionaries, with “mice” being more common. The first …