The first thing you should look for in a mouse is ergonomics. Ergonomics means something that is designed to be efficient and simple to use and in mice this is usually seen as the way a mouse is shaped - the comfort factor. So, if you have a large hand, than buying a larger mouse is definitely encouraged. This is extremely important for people who use mice for long periods of time and can really ease the stress that your hand and arms experience during use.

Another very important factor to consider when buying a mouse is the "user friendliness". Essentially, how easy is the mouse to set up and how simple is the software used to customize the functions of the mouse to make it specific to your needs. This is very important for people who need their mice for business and education. In order for a mouse to work for you should be able to very easily program it to your specifications.

If you’re a gamer or very handy and quick with a mouse than you'll need to have a mouse with a solid DPI rate. DPI is a measure of sensitivity, or how little you have to move your mouse to move whatever virtual object you're controlling on the screen, such as your gun in a first-person shooter or your cursor in a real-time strategy game or even just moving the mouse between links in a web browser. So that said, if you use a 1024x786 screen resolution, and you having a 1000 DPI mouse, it would 'technically' take 1 inch to move from one side to the other. For the average user who is simply browsing the internet a standard mouse will be sufficient.

Finally, something that should always be considered is the amount of programmable buttons on a mouse. In case you’re wondering what a programmable button is it is simply a button that can be reprogrammed to perform a specific function. For instance, you can reprogram your right click button on your mouse to perform a "cut" or a "paste". If you are a gamer or your job involves tedious or complicated functions on the web or throughout your computer than having more programmable buttons means you can simplify your movements and perform more functions with one click. The more buttons you have, the more you can program. Most computers have software that allows you to program most basic mice and some mice come with software that allows you to program mice for more complicated functions. Microsoft mice are noticed for having easily programmable buttons and excellent software.

What Did You Think of This Article?

What do you think of this post?
The following two tabs change content below.
Michael Anderson
My name is Michael Anderson and I am the owner of this website for posting and sharing stories and articles. I also have a drop shipping company that I own. I am a very independent and goal oriented person. I hope anyone who is interested in submitting a story or poem sends me their work so I can post it up on this website. You can read more about how this works and how I pay you to post up work here. Not only is using this blog a great way to get recognized for your work, it is also a excellent way to turn your poetry, stories or articles in to a profit! I started this blog in hopes that I could help people get their articles, poems and stories out there for the world to read.

People Who Read This Have Also Read...

  • 39
    Top 20 Most Popular Mouse Brands of the World using Google 2013First, before I begin I want to point out exactly how this list was created. Using Google Adword's Key Word Index, I looked up how many times on a global basis each of the following brands was looked up using Google within in computer mouse related searches. With each brand…
    Tags: mouse
  • 4
    How to Properly Clean Your CellphoneKeeping a clean phone is not only important for the overall appearance, it can also enhance the performance.Materials you will needCotton sockSoft ToothbrushRubbing AlcoholTip 1: Do not ever use water to clean your phone. This can not only cause functional issues and damage your phone, but can also cause a…
    Tags: buttons
  • 2
    How to Fix the "Please supply a city for this address" Error on AmazonShopping on Amazon.com is usually very simple. You check in, add what your looking for to your cart, check-out, and your purchase is delivered. That's what makes Amazon the best places to shop online in the world.Occasionally though there are errors during checkout. Just the other day I had a…
    Tags: mouse