Do you really need a mousepad?

Posted on Sunday, May 20 2007 @ 10:13 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
There are lots of mousepads on the market these days. This ranges from mousepads that you get for free, cheap pads and even very expensive mousepads designed for gamers. But do you really need a mousepad?

ExtremeTech investigates the matter:
Would you pay $20, $40, or more for a mouse pad? Well, people do. Along with the advent of gaming mice comes the "professional mousing surface." Baked with all kinds of technologies, such as aluminum composition or 7/100 of 1" thick, the professional mousing surfaces available for anywhere from $10 to the stratosphere all claim to make your performance soar in competitive gaming. Some also make promises of superior ergonomics, but the key in most cases is that, with this mousing surface, you'll transform from a target to a threat the next time you wade into a multiplayer first-person shooter..
Check out their article over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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