Not as a daily device, but I've used my iPod as a trackpad to control my computer while laying in bed. --- pon pon way way way ponpon way pon way pon pon, way way ponponpon way way pon way pon way way.
#12superdarkshadowPosted 1/25/2014 4:11:14 AM
When I was younger, we had a trackball instead of a regular mouse for our computer and I use the touchpad on my laptop a lot because it works well with Windows 8 gestures, but nothing too exotic. --- Corsair TX950W|ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe|Intel Core i5 2500K|CM Hyper 212+|ASUS GTX 670 DC2|Crucial M4 128GB |Samsung Spinpoint F3|CM 690 II Advanced|2x Dell U2312HM
#13ForeverZero2Posted 1/25/2014 4:22:50 AM
i used a xbox 360 controller as a mouse with xpadder for a while it was ok since the only thing i wanted to do was play emulated games but when you have to do anything else, yeah, it just awful
#14KalammerPosted 1/25/2014 5:38:00 AM
I've been using various models of Logitech's thumb-operated track balls since 1998. Currently using the M570.
I didn't mind the using the trackpoint stick on a few laptops, it was vastly superior to almost all trackpads. And as far as trackpads go, the only one I didn't mind using was the one on my Unibody MBP. --- "My job isn't to offer help in the way that you mean." - Boogiepop
#15animanganimePosted 1/25/2014 6:51:03 AM
I use my phone to controll XBMC from my couch --- WC i5 2500k @ 4.4 ghz, 2x GTX 670 DirectCU II, Samsung 830 128GB SSD, 16GB G.Skill 1600 DDR3, Zalman 1000W PSU, Cosmos 1000 Case, HP LP3065 @ 2560 x 1600 IPS
#16Bikes-Posted 1/25/2014 7:01:05 AM
I use a controller if I'm just watching something from my bed since the wire is far longer. --- FC: 2921-9087-2265
#17Bellum_SacrumPosted 1/25/2014 7:26:41 AM
Anything is fine provided you get used to it. Heck you don't even need such a device if you know how to use your keyboard. --- "Now go ahead and leap ignorantly to the defense of wealthy game companies who don't know or care about you."
#18whiteninja2000Posted 1/25/2014 8:08:49 AM
PS3 controller and xpadder. Not as bad as it sounds when set up correctly. This was for an attempt at an htpc before I just decided to use xbmc instead.
#19R_BrockPosted 1/25/2014 9:18:14 AM
The wife used her Wacom tablet exclusively as a mouse back in the day, on her Mac. I could never get the hang of it outside of photoshop. --- http://awfulcontent.com my perpetually unfinished website.
#20SnadadosPosted 1/25/2014 9:27:14 AM
I have a wireless keyboard with a touch pad on it I use when I'm on the couch watching videos. It is a real pain in the ass trying to do much else with it compared to my mouse. --- Have you accepted Raspberyl as your loli and savior?