Tag Archive: Mouse


Ignoring Built-in Trackpad Input When Using External Mouse with MacBook

The built-in trackpad on MacBook Pro and MacBook functions as the primary input method of the Apple laptops, but if you primarily use an external mouse or external trackpad you may occasionally find the built-in trackpad receives input you’d rather the Mac ignore. With a simple settings adjustment you can do exactly that, ignoring any … Read More

How to Rename Apple Magic Mouse in Mac OS

By default Mac OS will name a Bluetooth device like an Apple Magic Mouse as “Name’s Magic Mouse”, which makes it easy to identify. Some Mac users may wish to change that and assign a different name to their Magic Mouse or to rename the Magic Mouse however, perhaps to resolve a conflict, to not … Read More

Unable to Click with Trackpad or Mouse in Mac OS? Here’s the Fix!

Since most of our computing activities require the usage of a mouse click or trackpad click, it’s understandably annoying if suddenly you’re unable to click anything on a Mac. Typically the inability to click occurs all of a sudden, where the mouse still moves around on the screen, but the user can’t click, and when … Read More

How to Enable Bluetooth Without a Keyboard or Mouse on Mac

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where Bluetooth needs to be enabled on a Mac, but you don’t have a mouse or keyboard handy? This can pose a conundrum; in order to re-enable Bluetooth, you must use a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard… That may sound a little silly, but it’s a situation which … Read More

Apple’s mouse will get even more magical with Force Touch

From introducing the mouse to a mass market to getting rid of its buttons by order of Steve Jobs, Apple has always been at the forefront when it comes to driving mouse technology forward. A new Apple patent published today promises to keep that tradition by describing a future Magic Mouse with integrated Force Touch sensors. Coming soon, […]

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Create royalty-free soundtracks with the click of your mouse

I just made three custom, royalty-free soundtracks using nothing more than a website and my Mac. I’ll be able to use these in any video project I like. This is some super-simple music making; if you make videos that need music, you’ll want to check this out. Jukedeck Make is an amazing online tool for […]

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Your iPhone Lightning Dock doubles as a handy Magic Mouse 2 charger

Looking for an awkward way to charge your brand new Magic Mouse 2? Why not use an iPhone dock! Apple unleashed its new Lightning-enabled Magic Mouse earlier this week, featuring a lighter and sturdier form factor, as well as improved “foot design” for a smoother glide. Despite the fact that it only takes 120 seconds […]

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Your iPhone Lightning Dock doubles as a handy Magic Mouse 2 charger

Looking for an awkward way to charge your brand new Magic Mouse 2? Why not use an iPhone dock! Apple unleashed its new Lightning-enabled Magic Mouse earlier this week, featuring a lighter and sturdier form factor, as well as improved “foot design” for a smoother glide. Despite the fact that it only takes 120 seconds […]

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How to turn off El Capitan’s ‘shake to find’ mouse cursor feature

When I lose track of my mouse cursor, I’ve always just wiggled it a bit to find it on the screen. It’s a natural gesture, and Apple’s capitalized on it with its new “shake to find” feature in El Capitan. If you’re constantly shaking your mouse or swiping quickly on your mousepad, maybe while gaming […]

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Apple introduces new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2

Alongside stunning new 21.5- and 27-inch Retina iMacs, Apple’s other big announcement of the day relates to the release of an all-new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2. These gorgeous new devices have been completely redesigned to feel more comfortable than ever, while also featuring fully rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, giving them around one […]

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