Read our community guidelines here. Thankfully, you shouldn’t have to recharge all that often. We hope to have this fixed soon. Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? But I’m in two minds about this feature, because it means you have to carry around the cable and plug the mouse into your laptop or PC from time to time to top up the batteries there’s no way to just plug the mouse into a wall socket. Click here to subscribe. The company first released a miniaturized mobile mouse with a self-retracting cable, then a wireless version that uses a thumb-sized USB transmitter that looks like a Flash memory drive.

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Creative Freepoint Travel Mouse

We aim to create a safe and valuable space for discussion and debate. Plus, you can forgo the AAA nickel-metal hydride NiMH rechargeables altogether and just use a pair of standard AAA alkalines that will provide up to three months of use per set or just carry a spare set of alkalines around on a trip instead of packing the charging cable.

The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Whether you need the rechargeable option is up to you. The mouse is rated for around two weeks of general use on a single charge. The newly designed FreePoint Travel Mini’s receiver is much smaller and fits into a spring-loaded slot in the bottom of the mouse for transport the new mouse comes with a fancy little carrying case, too.

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It has slightly indented sides that fit nicely into the hand, and each side of the mouse has a slightly velvety black no-slip coating, too. Bigger is better, right? Article text size A.

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This is more than enough for mobile users who pair the mouse up with a notebook, and I had no problems with interference during my testing. But either way, the Creative FreePoint Travel Mini mouse is just the thing for notebook computer users who want to travel light – and keep things compact.

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Arguments over the practicality of the charging system aside, the mouse is well designed. But I’m creativs two minds about this feature, because it means you have to carry around the cable and plug the mouse into your laptop or PC from time to time to top up the batteries there’s no way to just plug the mouse into a wall socket.

Campfire freepolnt lost amid bitter Girl Guides real estate selloff in Ontario. Follow us on Twitter globetechnology Opens in a new window. Well, not always – especially if you’re a notebook user who has to lug a bag full of gear hither and yon. The two-button device has a clickable scroll wheel, and is designed for either the right or left hand. If you would like to write moues letter to the editor, please forward it to letters globeandmail. Read most recent letters to the editor. Like the wireless system, the optical sensor the FreePoint uses is also very stable.

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The original wireless mouse’s receiver was a completely separate unit that sat alongside the mouse in a carrying bag, adding slightly to the bulk of the package. So if you need to charge the mouse while you work or play, you’ll have to plug the cable into one USB port and the mouse’s USB radio receiver into another, taking up two ports – not very slick, and potentially a problem if your notebook only has two USB ports and you want to use a printer or scanner.

The strangest part of the design is that the USB cable is only for charging – it simply provides current from the USB port to feed the batteries. We hope to have this fixed soon. Not an overly ergonomic mouse; can only be charged through a USB port.

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First, the “more compact” bit. Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? The FreePoint Travel Mini is much smaller than a standard mouse to make it portable, but not so small that it feels like a toy in an average-sized hand although it was also the perfect size for my five-year-old to handle easily.

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