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More puckmousery

More puckmousery

In March 2017, one of my wife’s friends had to get rid of some clutter. This clutter consisted of a PowerBook G4, PowerBook G3 Pismo and an iMac G3. With the iMac G3 came, of course, an Apple USB Mouse or as it’s better known: a puck. A blue one in this case. It’s no secret I love these pucks but holding and using one again (I connected it and used it for a few days) my love was rekindled….

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An ode to the puck, Apple’s first USB mouse

An ode to the puck, Apple’s first USB mouse

It’s time I speak up, time I stand up for the little guy. The Apple USB “puck” mouse. First introduced in 1998 along with the Bondi Blue iMac and discontinued in 2000, this mouse is often quoted as one of Apple’s worst mistakes and hated by many. I loved it and still do. It’s one of my favorite mouse designs and I’d have no problem using it today still. So what are some of the issues people have with these…

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