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Built in transceiver storage.
Included NiMH battery and charger.
Good tracking reliability.
Efficient battery recharging.
May be too wide for some.
Awkward left-hand use.
Four-way scroll wheel lacks supple control.
Charger is tiny.
Sometimes behaves erratically.
Right handed only.
By Engadget on May 25, 2010
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 February 06, 2010
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 August 19, 2009
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 July 23, 2009
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 July 16, 2009
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 June 22, 2009
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 June 09, 2009
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 June 04, 2009
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 June 03, 2009
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 March 21, 2009
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...
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