As the PC world continues to release new desktops and laptops, it’s being careful not to ignore its furry (figuratively speaking) friend. Hi-tech, artistic and offbeat computer mice and mouspands are springing up, to the point where you’ll find everything from stress relief mice to beer mousepads.

Because I love my new laser mouse (yes I know—for the gadget-inclined, it’s far from ‘new’), I created this cluster dedicated to the proliferation of computer mice and mousepad innovations!