Reinventing the mouse
Subject: General Tech | February 10, 2006 - 04:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Evoluent VerticalMouse 2 reviewed at Extremetech is exactly what it sounds like. A mouse that sits on it's side, so that while you use it, your hand is in the "handshake" position. Find out how well it worked, and if it will help with that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome you managed to get after the 7 day LAN party.
"Unfortunately, Evoluent's VerticalMouse 2, which we review today, doesn't win any crazy and kooky
awards. In fact, it's best described as a regular-looking mouse that's been turned 90 degrees
clockwise (counterclockwise for the lefties). The idea is to allow your arm to control the mouse
in a more natural position, with the thumb up, in a hand-shaking position. Doctors who specialize
in ergonomics consider this position preferable. And because it resembles a regular mouse, there's
no real learning curve when you start using it"
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