Are you interested in learning more about using computer mice? Not sure what each button is for? Read on in this article to explore about computer mice and how to use them.

Information about Computer MiceEdit

For computers, a mouse is a pointing device which helps to click on or move things within an operating system. The physical layout of a mouse is a small plastic rectangle (or sometimes other shapes) which has either a laser or ball on the bottom, with at least one button. Sometimes, mice (plural form of mouse) have a scrolling feature on the top middle, which allows consumers to scroll on internet pages or other files.

Mice can be wireless or wired. Most consumers, however, use wired mice due to the simple design and easy to use layout. Wireless mice generally use one or more batteries to power the mouse itself, along with a station for the signal to pass through. The signal station connects to the computer tower in the same spot that a wired mouse would - a small, oval or circle shaped outlet towards the middle of the computer tower.

In recent times, the use of laser mice, rather than ball mice, has significantly risen. The laser or ball mechanism on a computer mouse is found at the bottom of the mouse. This mechanism helps with the ability to move the mouse around, both physically, along with on the computer.

Mouse PadsEdit

Although not critically necessary, the majority of consumers use mouse pads, which are located under a mouse and helps the mouse to slide and turn, physically. Most current mouse pads have a piece of soft rubber on the part which sits on the surface, with fabric on the top, which is where the mouse sits. Different features of mouse pads are faster mouse moving speed and comfort/flexibility.

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