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The Arc Mouse is aimed at all you mobile warriors out there who don’t want a bulky mouse taking up space in their bag. We take it for a spin and find out how good it really is…

Touchpads are fine for web-surfing and some report-writing – but when you need to do more serious stuff on your laptop, nothing beats a mouse.

Unfortunately, bringing one along means extra weight and bulk. Microsoft’s Arc Mouse manages to cut down on the flab by using a novel folding design, but at what cost? Read on to find out…

Specifications/Requirements

Windows Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows Vista®/Windows XP
  • Hard Drive: 100 MB

Mac Requirements

  • Operating System: Mac OS X v10.2–10.5
  • Hard Drive: 30MB

General Requirements 

  • 2 AAA alkaline batteries required (included)
  • USB port

For Windows, Flip 3D requires a PC running Windows Aero®. If you are
using Macintosh OS X v10.3 or higher, the Flip 3D/Instant Viewer button
will start Exposé for Mac. If you are using Macintosh OS X, the Magnifier enlarges text and images on the entire screen.

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