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Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse, has died

Douglas Engelbart, a Silicon Valley engineer who invented the computer mouse and is credited with many of the concepts that underpin modern computing and the Internet, died on Tuesday at his home in Atherton, California. He was 88.

Remains of the Day: Marriage of inconvenience

Apple and Samsung are still together after all these years; Back to School season is nearly upon us; and Kanye West now has a mouse for each hand.

Set up a kid-friendly computer

You don't really want your kids to use your computer all summer long, do you? Here's how to set up a Mac that's just right for their small and messy hands.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Speak up!

We've got speakers. We've got protective cases. We've got carry-on bags. We've got cords and cables. If you're looking for Mac accessories, we've got them here.

Ego Smartmouse puts other input devices to shame

Mousing technology will take a giant leap forward with the Ego Smartmouse.

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Review: Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 improves on its successful predecessor

The VerticalMouse 4 puts your arm in a more-natural position while using your computer, a step in the right direction towards reducing stress and lessening your risk of RSI.

Tablets, Mice, and Trackpads: The evolution of Apple pointing devices

In this slideshow, we'll take a look at over three decades of Apple pointing device designs from 1979 to the present.

Spicebox Mauz - iWorld 2013

This dongle not only turns your iPhone into a mouse, but it supports gestures for enhanced interactivity with your computer.

Must-have hardware for your new Mac

Looking to spruce up that new Mac you got for the holidays? Our list of recommended hardware is meant to make your Mac perform better than it already does.

Gear Guide: The mobile Mac user

From cool cases to ultra-portable keyboards and mini-subwoofers, check out this collection of gear for the on-the-go Mac user.

Kensington Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball

Senior editor Dan Frakes says that Kensington’s Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is the first portable trackball that's good enough to earn a place in his laptop bag, though it’s not without its drawbacks