Apple's Mighty Mouse, a mini touch-pad

Computer geeks will soon have something more to celebrate. Apple has just patented a new optic mouse that operates much like a mini touch pad. Apple's Mighty Mouse turns its back on the traditional scroll wheel and is equipped with a scroll area that gives the user control of the cursor movements merely by the change of the hand's posture. Minus buttons, the new mouse results in lesser hand strain for the user and also has the added bonus of appearing translucent, sleek and stylish. The Mighty Mouse can provide audio feedback to the user concerning the rate at which the finger is moved over the active area. The area may also have haptic-like feedback features, which allow users to define the boundary of active surface area. It might take a little while for it to enter the stores.

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