Genius Pen Mouse

  • Genius Pen Mouse
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Based on 4 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Easy to install, More natural pointing device, Can be used on multiple surfaces.
  • Lightweight, slim, and easy to carry; works well on most surfaces

Cons:

  • For some there may be a short learning curve
  • No off button; transition from using traditional mouse can take time

Expert reviews and ratings

By The Gadgeteer on -

Have you ever used a pointing device that wasn’t a mouse? I’ve used a trackball and touchpad, but they didn’t make me change from my mouse. When I discovered the Pen Mouse by Genius, I figured it was worth a try, especially since I have been...

By Maximum CPU on -

The mouse could be exceptionally comfortable for someone who has carpel tunnel syndrome, or experiences wrist pain from using a normal mouse. I experience this, and have used a trackball for years. I find that a trackball and a mindfulness to...

By TechwareLabs on -

This is a somewhat difficult difficult to quantify, since it is such a qualitative departure from traditional designs, and most metrics cater to specific markets. This mouse’s sensor defaults to a sensitivity of 1200 DPI, but with the...

By TechRadar on 70

Whatever you do, don't mistake the Genius Wireless Pen Mouse for a replacement for a Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch graphics tablet, or even Genius' own G-Pen M609. This isn't a device for graphical artists to replicate their brushstrokes on the computer,...

By Computer Shopper on 76

This super-light mouse alternate takes getting used to, but it's an able compromise between a regular mouse and a graphics tablet....

By Hardware Secrets on -

While the Genius Pen Mouse is very sturdy and stylish, it can be difficult to get used to and at times, erratic to use. The documentation is poor and cleaning the lens is difficult. If you can get past these drawbacks, it is an inexpensive option for...

By Fusion Mods on -

One thing I always try to keep an eye out for is ergonomic peripherals. Even my current keyboard and mouse aren’t the standard ones you’d see on so many other desks. Today I’ll be taking the Pen Mouse from Genius for a test drive.Right out of the...

By DigitalReviews on -

GeniusOne of the problems with input devices is that they may cause repetitive strain injury. That's why I am continually on the lookout for devices that are easy to use, lightweight and that will work on most any surface. I think the Genius Pen...

By 3dGameMan on -

Video Review: The Genius 2.4GHz Wireless Pen Mouse is your tradition wireless mouse in pen's clothing! It has a great range because it's 2.4GHz, 1200dpi optical sensor, pico recevier, designed for either hand and is comfortable to hold....

By MobileWhack on 60

The folks out at Genius sent over one of their upcoming Pen Mouse systems for us to review, and it was certainly an interesting experience for a lot of reasons.The Genius Pen Mouse is pretty much what it says on the box, a mouse in the shape of a pen...

International Review By muycomputer.com on 80

Por 29,95 euros este Genius Pen Mouse es una solución económica para aquellos que quieran aplicar efectos o diseñar a nivel básico sin necesidad de invertir más dinero en un dispositivo especializado. Es ideal para mejorar la experiencia con software...

International Review By neuerdings.com on -

zur Pen MouseFür meine Hände ist die Pen Mouse unhandlich, weil sie am unteren Ende relativ dick ist. Die Tastenbedienung erfordert so eine gewisse Fingerakrobatik – meine Vermutung ist, dass ich bei längerer Verwendung eher ein Maus-Arm-Syndrom...

International Review By CyberBloc on -

Die Innovationstiefe der Geniusprodukte hat ihnen den Preis auf der IFA eingebracht, aber es ginge wohl noch besser. Speziell die Gebundenheit an den normalen Maustreiber ist verbesserungswürdig, Ähnlich wie auch bei der Ringmaus fällt es mir vor...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on -

Embora o mouse Genius Pen seja muito resistente e elegante, pode ser difícil se acostumar com ele e, às vezes, seu uso é instável. A documentação é fraca e limpar a lente é difícil. Se você não se incomodar com esses inconvenientes, ele é uma opção...

International Review By Allround-PC.com on -

Genius hat mit der Pen Mouse eine sehr sinnvolle Schnittstelle zwischen Mensch und PC geschaffen. Einfache und vor allem Intuitive Bedienung machen es sehr leicht, Dinge am PC zu erstellen und zu berarbeiten, die mit einer regulären Maus definitiv...