Buying That New Mouse

For most of us buying a mouse is pretty straight-forward:  Buy the Apple computer and the mouse comes with it for free.  However, if you want a better mouse you need to look outside of Apple.

Mac Mouse

For many years, Logitech is one of those companies that offers mice that are totally compatible with the Apple universe.  If you’re looking for a mouse that can serve many devices (iMac, Macbook, iPad, etc.) Logitech has one for you.  If you want a mouse with a better and more accurate scroll wheel, Logitech has one for you.  If your desktop is made of glass, Logitech has a mouse that will work on it!  If you want a mouse to be able to program multiple functions without hitting your keyboard, Logitech has one as well.  Just don’t expect Apple to offer a wide mouse selection.

I recently purchased one of Logitech’s newer mice, the MX Anywhere 3 mouse that can do it all.  It offers 4 programmable buttons, works on glass surfaces, uses hyper-speed to track web pages.  While all those features may look attractive, the $79.99 price tag does not, especially when your Apple mouse is included with your Mac.

Logitech Purchase Options

The MX Anywhere 3 mouse offers two purchase options: (1) MX Anywhere 3 Mouse for Windows and (2) MX Anywhere 3 Mouse for Mac.  So for most Mac users, the second option would seem to be the best choice.  Not so!

Both of these mice use the exact same hardware, the PC version is available in either black or light grey.  However, the Mac version comes only in light grey.  All versions of this mouse offer Bluetooth connectivity.

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