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Gyration Air Mouse Elite
Quick learning curve in the air or on a tabletop; Mac- and PC-compatible software lets you customize macros; USB charging.
Ergonomic. No batteries needed.
Responsive and accurate (provided the right surface), Reasonably accurate motion tracking, Easy to use configuration software, Stylish look, Low price (~$70) for an air mouse
Good scroll wheel. Intuitive interface. Three programmable media buttons. Several customizable profiles can be made. Well thought out feature-set. Transmit wirelessly up to 100 feet away.
Lightweight plastic feels cheaper than older models; small buttons prone to accidental key clicks; USB-housed RF dongle won't double as storage device as with previous Gyration mice; inability to add motion-controlling apps to software.
MotionTools software isn't user-friendly. Takes a while to get used to. Not as comfortable as a day-to-day mouse.
Not really ergonomic design, Software has limitations, High price for an average laser mouse
Low, 1000dpi. Glossy plastic attracts smudges. No storage for USB dongle.
By cnet on February 18, 2011
The latest Gyration Air Mouse Elite is a welcome relief from "mouse arm" and works well as a presentation device for intermittent use, but it lacks the flair of other pointing solutions. You'll certainly find satisfaction in the Gyration Air Mouse...67
By Mac|Life on December 24, 2010
The Air Mouse Elite’s gestures work fine for certain tasks like presentations and volume tweaks, but we still keep a traditional mouse on hand. Product AIR MOUSE ELITE Company Gyration Contact gyration.com Price $79.99 Requirements Mac OS...50
By Macworld UK on December 17, 2010
There’s a kind of cartoon superhero quality to the Air Mouse Elite. Not only does it sport a shiny silver and black costume, but it also exhibits hidden talents when the situation requires them. Looking very much the standard office peripheral, a...80
By TechRadar on December 07, 2010
When we reviewed the Gyration Air Mouse GO Plus, our main complaint was that although its base functions worked on a Mac, the drivers needed to configure its programmable buttons were Windows-only. Now Gyration's MotionTools software has been...70
By X-bit Labs on November 30, 2010
Controlling personal computer using only motion-sensing controller is a lot of fun, but this may not be suitable for everyday use. Firstly, the Air Mouse Elite does not have the best shape for proper in-air double-clicking. Secondly, it is not easy...-
By PC Mag on November 12, 2010
While this shouldn't be on your want list as your primary mouse, the Air Mouse Elite by Gyration is the perfect navigation tool for your home theater or business presentations. Buy it...80
By HardwareGeeks on November 12, 2010
A few weeks ago I was able to get my hands on the Gyration Air Mouse Elite. The Air Mouse Elite isn’t your traditional mouse. You don’t glide it around a hard surface but instead you use it like you would a wii-mote. You hold it in your hand...-
By techcrunch.com on November 02, 2010
This is a mouse for a person who frequently uses his or her computer as a means of publicly showing stuff off — whether that’s hooking up your laptop to a projector, streaming movies to your PC, or giving slideshows in a class. It works well...-
By itreviews.com on May 26, 2010
It's certainly not cheap, but the Air Mouse Elite is an excellent presentation accessory. It takes a little training to get the best out of it, but once you're familiar with its quirks it comes into its own as an accurate and customisable...-
By V3.co.uk on May 09, 2010
Takes some getting used to, but a good mouse for two distinct groups of users Good points Works well in the air and on the desk; sits nicely in the hand; excellent, friendly software supplied Bad points Hard to left-click and right-click when in the...80