Microsoft Explorer Mouse

  • Microsoft Explorer Mouse
83
Based on 29 scores, 44 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    17
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Availability.
  • Build quality.
  • BlueTrack Technology.

Cons:

  • May be too wide for some.
  • Expensive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Engadget on -

The computer mouse lived longer than many ever anticipated. Yep, that's going to be the first line of the mouse's obituary. One day we may navigate every computer with a glass multitouch trackpad, or by simply by touching the screen, but today...

By TweakNews on -

After using Microsoft's new Explorer mouse for over a week, I'm very impressed by both the functionality of the BlueTrack Technology and the overall design and feel of the mouse. Careful shopping can get you one of these units for around $40 or...

By Macworld UK on 80

They might seem old fashioned, but trackball mice have one thing going for them: so long as there is a solid surface, you can always use a trackball mouse and it will work. However, when you need high precision tracking and speed, optical and laser...

By Macworld on 80

The Explorer Mouse is a solid mouse. It feels great and performs well. The BlueTrack technology that it uses isn’t so much of a great leap forward compared to that in Apple’s latest offerings, but it’s still an improvement. If...

By PC Advisor on 80

Comfortable to use, reasonably good-looking and proficient in the wireless department, the Microsoft Explorer Mouse is a thoroughly decent piece of kit. David Price Lowest online price: ££42.50 Buy it now: click here...

By GadgetRepublic on -

Computer mice have come a long way in the past decade. They have, for the most part, lost their tail but now they can move on virtually any surface. (Remember when the x and y coordinates were moved about on screen by a metal ball encased in rubber -...

By BrightHub on 100

After cleaning the mouse balls, we have met with optic and laser mice. For a long time we worked with these mice until Microsoft introduced its own technology, named Bluetrack, combining the best of optics and laser. Lets see what it is up to....

By DigitalVersus on 100

Microsoft has launched a new technology called BlueTrack. It claims to work on virtually any surface, including granite ,carpet and rough-grain wood. The idea behind this is that many people dont use their computer at a desk any more. Instead,...

By RegHardware on 95

The scroll wheel could do with standing a little more proud of the device in order to make moving left and right across documents easier and the USB dongle doesn't lie flush when clipped into the underside of the mouse for storage – and that's...

By Bityard on 80

When it comes to mice, we have always liked the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer. In our opinion, it was the best mouse. After many years, Microsoft has finally released a new and updated mouse in this series – which is based on BlueTrack...

By Web User on 92

Microsofts latest mouse is a wireless, rechargeable device that sits comfortably under your palm. As well as left, right and central wheel buttons, it has a couple of thumb buttons – one to send your browser back, the other to open a magnifier,...

By Computer Shopper on 83

Microsofts new BlueTrack-based Explorer Mouse allows for excellent control on every kind of desk—and almost everywhere else....

By CNET Australia on 83

The Microsoft Explorer Mouse deserves your attention for its BlueTrack sensor technology that lets you use it on surfaces where other mice fail. Laptop owners, or anyone else who uses a non-desk-bound computer, will benefit from Microsofts...

By Stuff NZ on 80

The Microsoft Explorer mouse ($149) has a very slick modern looking design and is comfortable to hold for long periods of time. The mouse has a black rubber non-slip grip that follows the shape of your hand and five buttons and a scroll wheel - all...

By Game Boyz on -

Microsoft Explorer Mouse with BlueTrack TechnologyESRB: n/a Platform: PC Games Category: Mice & TrackballsAuthor: Kirby Y Anyone who uses a computer at work or home knows just how important a mouse is to its overall function. Without a mouse it is...

By Maximum CPU on -

The Explorer Mouse with BlueTrack is an excellent mouse. It is relatively comfortable to use for extended periods of times and worked on every surface. The main downfalls of the Explorer Mouse are its low DPI and small size. While the price tag might...

By techcrunch.com on -

Microsoft’s latest revision to its flagship “Explorer” line of mice features the new “Bluetrack” technology, which Microsoft says will track on just about any surface, including many that have been problematic in the past....

By Hardware Central on 87

Microsoft says its new flagship mouses glowing blue bottom is the key to better tracking and higher precision than any optical or laser mouse has offered to date. Vangie Beal throws her mouse pad away to test the companys claim that BlueTrack works...

By Expert Reviews on 80

The best a mouse can get? A superb mouse, if you dont mind shelling out for it. Once upon a time, mice had balls. Then they got LEDs instead, producing the familiar red optical mouse glow. More recently, some mice have replaced the LEDs with...

By PCWorld New Zealand on -

Mouse technology has been relatively stagnant over the last few years – there’s been the occasional upgrade in laser or infrared, but new features normally consisted of higher DPIs or a million customisable buttons. The techs at Microsoft,...