Microsoft proliferates start buttons like there's no tomorrow

It would appear that Microsoft's failed attempt to get rid of the start button from Windows 8 have got its designers a little peeved.

Levitating PC mouse may be the most awesome rodent ever

A designer named Vadim Kibardin has whipped up what might well be the coolest computer mouse ever.

Scientists read a mouse's mind

Stanford scientists have found a way of observing real-time brain activity in a live mouse, letting them work out where the mouse is in an enclosure on the basis of which neurons are firing.

Foxconn designs an ejectable mouse-trackpad

A notebook with a removable trackpad that works like a mouse?

The Magic Finger is a wearable computer

The stalwart mouse is a classic computer peripheral that just about everyone is familiar with.

Team takes control of mouse's memory

Scientists say they've been able to control specific memories in mice in research that they hope could help treat diseases such as schizophrenia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Thermaltake builds a designer gaming mouse

Last year, Thermaltake built one of the coolest designer computer cases I've ever seen in conjunction with BMW-DesignWorks.

Logitech Touch Mouse M600 has no buttons

Logitech has unveiled a new mouse which operates on the basis of touch, rather than standard device buttons.

Will Kinect ever appeal to core gamers?

Microsoft's Kinect platform has managed to successfully attract casual gamers and significantly extend the Xbox 360 life cycle.

Smartfish debuts ErgoMotion mouse

Smartfish has introduced a mouse which intuitively adapts to a user's hand position.

Mutated Microsoft mouse spotted in the wild

A mutated Microsoft mouse - which bears a distinct resemblance to Quasimodo from The Hunchback of Notre Dame - has been spotted scampering around a German online store.

Microsoft defends reports of exploited foreign workers

Microsoft makes billions. The kids who make its mouse? 52 cents an hour, according to a report published by the International Labor Committee.

Bannco debuts cross-platform Scorch 360 controller

Bannco has debuted a cross-platform wireless controller for the Xbox 360 and Windows-based PCs.