From Goofy Mousepads to Futuristic Mice

By: Edgar Griggs - Published: Jan 18, 2009
Over the years, the design of the computer mouse has gone from the plain Jane mouse of the 80s, to mice that can glow in the dark, mice that can be used without a mouse pad, to those that are inflatable (would be helpful in a plane crash!)

The computer mouse has even influenced fashion, and there are some that were created to be used in water (useless unless your computer needs to take a bath.) In this cluster, we look at the best and worse computer mouse designs that range from the everyday to the just plain bizarre.

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