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Have you ever tried to use a non mouse device as your daily pointing device?

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User Info: KamenRiderBlade

KamenRiderBlade
3 years ago#1
I've tried to use a old Synaptic touchpad way back in the day, it kind of sucked for daily computer usage.

Never liked any of the touchpads on any laptop that I've used.

As for trackballs, one day, I'll give a trackball a fair shot.


What about you folks?

Have you ever tried to use something that is a non-mouse as your daily pointing device?
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User Info: Pokenub

Pokenub
3 years ago#2
The only non mouse device I've used has been MouseKeys on my bedroom computer which I use for watching YouTube and such when I didn't have a spare mouse on hand and that wasn't constant use.
Damn it.. I swear I had something for this..

User Info: sonicteam2k1

sonicteam2k1
3 years ago#3
does my phone count?
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User Info: ZeraphLordS

ZeraphLordS
3 years ago#4
I use a small drawing tablet as my mouse replacement. Much easier on the hands.
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#5
I find touchpads to be better for browsing but I don't use one exclusively.
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User Info: Psythik

Psythik
3 years ago#6
I'm stuck using my crappy 3 button backup mouse (Logitech M100) until I stop being lazy and buy a new gaming mouse. It's almost impossible to browse the internet without forward/back and horizontal scroll buttons, so IMO that counts.
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User Info: farigonti

farigonti
3 years ago#7
sonicteam2k1 posted...
does my phone count?
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User Info: auginiste

auginiste
3 years ago#8
i use leap. because minority report.
alien-baiting. ~ catch and release.
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User Info: Blobs_

Blobs_
3 years ago#9
Once I used a controller.

And only once.
is haha

User Info: MithrilMonarch

MithrilMonarch
3 years ago#10
I was bored once and tried using a PS2 controller as a mouse. It was about as awful as it sounds.
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