Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jun 2012 19:24 UTC
Windows One tiny thing I wanted to mention about Windows 8: ever noticed how context menus in Metro appear above the mouse cursor instead of underneath? I'm assuming this is done because of finger input (by opening above, your finger and hand doesn't cover the menu), but with a mouse, it's just plain weird. Fun little detail though - shows you how much thought has gone into the touch aspect of Windows 8.
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by zima on Wed 6th Jun 2012 21:34 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
zima
Member since:
2005-07-06

What if I lost it? ;) (as in, lost it somewhere in the room - but it's still communicating with the PC, it can move the pointer as far as the PC is concerned)

Don't tell me that never happens to you ;)

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by cfgr on Wed 6th Jun 2012 21:40 in reply to "RE[4]: ..."
cfgr Member since:
2009-07-18

Well, that doesn't mean touchscreen is disabled anyway, just that some things behave slightly different - more optimised for mouse use.

And no, I've never lost a mouse, actually I prefer them wired as I get tired of having to switch batteries just when there's that wonderful headshot opportunity ;)

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by zima on Wed 6th Jun 2012 22:06 in reply to "RE[5]: ..."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Well you just pop-in a recharged battery before virtual murderous rampages... ;p

Personally I'm more tired of how failure-prone a typical mouse cable is (I don't think anything else ever broke in any of my mouses; each of them eventually disabled by cable failure, at least temporarily, before repairs).
And also, I'm tired of how tasty they seem to be to various home animals ;/

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