Don't-Miss Input device Stories

Mac Gems of the Year (2009)

It's the season of awards at Macworld, and in this installment of Mac Gems, Dan Frakes names the Gems of the Year.

Genius MousePen i608

The MousePen i608 graphics tablet's basic drawing functionality is good enough that it’s worth considering if you’re on a tight budget, want a spacious work surface, and don’t care about a mouse or bundled software.

Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000

The Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000’s thinness and light weight make it ideal for travel, but it’s a basic keyboard that will require you adjust to its design and layout.

Unconventional (but useful) input devices

In this slideshow, we present to you several input devices that are a lot different from the mouse (or laptop trackpad) and keyboard used on a daily basis.

Bamboo Fun and Bamboo Pen & Touch

We review and compare two new Wacom consumer pen tablets.

Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000

The Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 is a nice mouse, nice enough to be used on a regular basis, not just when you’re traveling with your laptop.

Video: Up close with the Magic Mouse

In this video, Roman Loyola takes a close look at Apple new Magic Mouse and its Multi-Touch gestures.

Apple Magic Mouse

Though it’s not perfect, the Magic Mouse successfully combines design and usability.

Targus Wireless Mouse for Mac

Longtime users of Apple products won’t mistake the Targus Wireless Mouse for Mac as an Apple product, but it is certainly designed in the spirit of Apple.

USB Overdrive lets you control your input devices

USB Overdrive 3 provides Snow Leopard (as well as Tiger and Leopard) users with customizable, system-level mouse and keyboard control without slowing down your system.

Adesso CyberTablet 6400

If you've never used a tablet before and want to see what they're like, or you're looking for a tablet for light-duty photo retouching and illustration, the Adesso CyberTablet 6400 is a pretty good deal.

Gyration Air Mouse

Although it’s cramped for on-table use, Gyration's Air Mouse is surprisingly comfortable when used in mid-air.

Microsoft Explorer Mouse

The Explorer Mouse is a solid mouse. If you’re constantly working on non-standard surfaces, then the Explorer Mouse is probably right for you.