Buy Or Hold?: Building a Better Mouse

One thing people and computer mice have in common: life begins when you cut the cord. Chances are, your mouse is still tethered to your computer by a cable, but for a couple of years mousemakers have been selling wireless mice that use radio waves to replace that clumsy cord. The freedom of a wireless mouse is heady--for starters, you'll never knock over your coffee with your mouse cable again--but it comes at a price: most wireless mice eat AA batteries the way real mice eat cheese. That's where Logitech's new MX700 mouse ($80) comes in. The MX700 runs on rechargeable...

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