In Brief: Apr. 16, 2001

MIGHTY MOUSE The two things that annoy people most about their PC's mouse are the trackball (or "gunk collector") and the cord (too long or too short yet always in the way). The solution? Logitech's Cordless MouseMan Optical ($75), on sale at Having traded in the trackball for an optical sensor, this wireless bionic wonder has only one flaw: an insatiable hunger for AA batteries.

RUMBLE SEAT If you think digital surround sound is for sissies and you've got a spare $16,000, the Odyssee Motion Simulator may be right up your alley. Four hydraulic "actuators" rattle and shake...

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